The history of Scotland: from the union of the crowns on the accession of James VI. to the throne of England, to the union of the kingdoms in the reign of Queen Anne, Volume 2

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Page 138 - King wald be offendit with it, and it might stey all the wark. " ' Tell me, man,' sayes he, ' giff I have tauld the treuthe ?' " ' Yis,' sayes Mr. Thomas, 'sir, I think sa.' " ' I will byd his fead, and all his Kins, then,' quoth he: ' Pray, pray to God for me, and let him direct all.
Page 177 - To conclude, for a suerety, he mistrustith us of that that you know, and for his lyfe. But in the end, after I had spoken two or three good words to him, he was very merry and glad. I have not seen him this night for...
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Page 153 - ... his sonne. The King sent for Joachim and asked him, why I did not lodge nigh to him, and that he wold ryse sooner and why I came, whithir it wear for any good appointment, that he came, and whithir I had not taken Paris and Guilbert to write and that I sent Joseph.
Page 157 - I speak to him of Wallcar, and saith that he will pluck his ears from his head, and that he lieth; for I asked him before of that, and what cause he had to complain of some of the lords, and to threaten them.
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Page 238 - Majestie of hir maist deare and onlie sone the Prince, baith hir Hienes self and hir haill subjectis ar detbund to rander unto God immortal prayse and thankes. And now hir Majestie being destitute of an husband, levand solitary in the state of wedoheid, and zit zoung and of flurishing aige, apt and able to procreate and bring forth ma children, hes bene preissit and humbly requirit to zeild unto sum mariage.
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