The book of Scotsmen eminent for achievements in arms and arts, Church and State [&c.].

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Seite 419 - The VOYAGE and SHIPWRECK of ST, PAUL; with Dissertations on the Life and Writings of St. Luke and the Ships and Navigation of the Ancients.
Seite 312 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
Seite 467 - HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY ON THE MORE NORTHERN COASTS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Seite 285 - CHARTERS AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH AND HOSPITAL OF THE HOLY TRINITY AND THE TRINITY HOSPITAL, EDINBURGH, i460-i66i.
Seite 467 - Tytler, from his having projected a balloon ; a mortal, who, though he drudges about Edinburgh as a common printer, with leaky shoes, a sky-lighted hat, and kneebuckles as unlike as George-by-the-grace-ofGod, and Solomon-the-son-of-David ; yet that same unknown drunken mortal is author and compiler of three-fourths of Elliot's pompous Encyclopedia Britannica, which he composed at half a guinea a week ! SAE MERRY AS WE TWA HA'E BEEN.
Seite 35 - Isabel, second daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon, younger brother of William the Lion, whence arose the subsequent claim of his son to the Crown of Scotland. He died in 1245. 7. Robert de Brus, sixth Lord of Annandale, "the Competitor...
Seite 97 - Agnes inherited his vast estates ; and her husband assumed the additional title of Earl of Moray. Besides the earldom of Moray, the Earl of Dunbar and his Countess obtained the Isle of Man, the lordship of Annandale, the baronies of Morton and...
Seite 432 - The year after the death of his son, he relinquished his chair in the university, and removed to Kinneil House, a seat belonging to his Grace the Duke of Hamilton, on the Banks of the Firth of Forth, about twenty miles from Edinburgh, where he spent the remainder of his days in philosophical retirement. From this place were dated, in succession, the Philosophical Essays in 1810; the second volume of the Philosophy of the Human Mind...
Seite 466 - The Poetical Remains of James I., King of Scotland," with a Dissertation on the Life and Writings of that monarch...
Seite 412 - Satan's Invisible World Discovered, or a Choice Collection of Relations anent Devils, Spirits, Witches, and Apparitions,

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