Some remarkable passages in the life of the Honourable Col. James Gardiner: Who was slain at the battle of Preston-Pans 21st September 1745. With an appendix relating to the ancient family of the Munroes of Foulis
Printed for J. Buckland, 1785 - 268 pages
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Page 92 - O my God, my soul is cast down within me : therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
Page 88 - Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, and in the power of the Holy Ghost.
Page 44 - ... other way. But it very accidentally happened, that he took up a religious book, which his good mother or aunt had, without his knowledge, slipped into his portmanteau. It was called, if I remember the title exactly, The Christian Soldier, or Heaven taken by Storm, and it was written by Mr Thomas Watson.
Page 87 - Did not our hearts burn within us/ &c. ; or rather like what Paul felt, when he could not tell whether he was in the body, or out of it.
Page 44 - Sabbath) in some gay company, and had an unhappy assignation with a married woman, whom he was to attend exactly at twelve. The company broke up about eleven ; and not judging it convenient to anticipate the time appointed, he went into his chamber to kill the tedious hour, perhaps with some amusing book, or some other way.
Page 201 - All that his faithful attendant saw further at this time was, that as his hat was falling off, he took it in his left hand and waved it as a signal to him to retreat, and added, what were the last words he ever heard him speak, ' Take care of yourself ; ' upon which the servant retired.
Page 44 - ... any thing he read in it : and yet, while this book was in his hand, an impression was made upon his mind, (perhaps God only knows how), which drew after it a train of the most important and happy consequences.
Page 22 - ... into his mouth ; which, without beating out any of his teeth, or touching the fore-part of his tongue, went through his neck, and came out about an inch and a half on the left side of the vertebrae.