Ascanius; or, The young adventurer. With A journal of the miraculous adventures and escape of the young chevalier after the battle of Culloden [by J. Burton].

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Page 217 - Dawson ! monarch of my heart ! Think not thy death shall end our loves. For thou and I will never part. " Yet might sweet mercy find a place, And bring relief to Jemmy's woes, O George ! without a prayer for thee My orisons should never close.
Page 13 - 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 216 - ... accompanied by a gentleman nearly related to her, and one female friend. She got near enough to see the fire kindled which was to consume that heart...
Page 156 - Sir, whom you mean by the young Pretender, I do not pretend to guess ; but I can assure you it is not the fashion in Sky to lay mistress and maid in the same bed together.
Page 216 - One tender maid, she lov'd him dear, Of gentle blood the damsel came ; And faultless was her beauteous form, And spotless was her virgin fame. But curse on party's...
Page 216 - Come listen to my mournful tale, Ye tender hearts and lovers dear ; Nor will you scorn to heave a sigh, Nor need you blush to shed a tear. And thou, dear Kitty, peerless maid, Do thou a pensive ear incline ; For thou canst weep at every woe, And pity every plaint — but mine. Young Dawson was a gallant...
Page 12 - Whitney, who was shot through the arm here, and a few months after fell nobly at the battle of Falkirk, and by Lieutenant West, a man of distinguished bravery, as also by about fifteen dragoons, who stood by him to the last. But after a faint fire, the regiment in general was seized with a panic; and though their Colonel and some other gallant officers did what they could to rally them once or twice, they at last took a precipitate flight.
Page 11 - The army was alarmed by break of day by the noise of the rebels' approach, and the attack was made before sunrise, yet when it was light enough to discern what passed. As soon as the enemy came within gunshot they made a furious fire ; and it is said that the dragoons, which constituted the left wing, immediately fled. The colonel at the beginning of the onset, which in the whole lasted but a few minutes, received a wound by a bullet in...
Page 218 - And ravish'd was that constant heart She did to every heart prefer ; For though it could its king forget, Twas true and loyal still to her.
Page 217 - Their colours and their sash he wore, And in the fatal dress was found; And now he must that death endure Which gives the brave the keenest wound. How pale was then his...

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