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, Part 4

Front Cover
S. Crowder and F. Rivington, 1791 - 280 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 165 - Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble ; I will deliver him, and honour him. 'With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
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. 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...
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 200 - ... wrapped up in his cloak, and generally sheltered under a rick of barley, which happened to be in the field. About three in the morning he called his domestic servants to him , of which there were four in waiting.
Page 45 - ... 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 201 - Events of this kind pass in less time than the description of them can be written, or than it can be read . The Colonel was for a few moments supported by his men, and particularly by that worthy person...
Page 186 - He comes from thickest films of vice To clear the mental ray, And on the eyeballs of the blind To pour celestial day.
Page 184 - Although the fig-tree fhall not blofibm, neither fhall fruit be in the vines ; the labour of the olive fhall fail, and the fields fhall yield no meat ; the flock fhall be cut off from the fold, and there fhall be no herd in the ftalls ; yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my falvation...
Page 22 - ... of his tongue, went through his neck, and came out about an inch and a half on the left side of the vertebrae.
Page 187 - JESUS! I love thy charming name, "Tis mufic to my ear : Fain would I found it out fo loud, That earth and heav'n fhould hear. II. Yes, thou art precious to my foul, My tranfport and my trull : Jewels to thee are gaudy toys, And gold is fordid duft.

Bibliographic information