The Scottish Historical Review, Volumen4

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Edinburgh University Press for the Scottish Historical Review Trust, 1907
A new series of the Scottish antiquary established 1886.
 

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Página 339 - The Compleat Gentleman, Fashioning him absolute in the most necessary and commendable qualities concerning minde or bodie, that may be required in a Noble Gentleman.
Página 125 - They resolved, that a bill should be brought in for the effectual securing the kingdom of England from the apparent dangers that might arise from several acts lately passed in the parliament of Scotland; and this was formed on nearly the same resolutions which had been taken in the upper house.
Página 173 - All sounds, all colours, all forms, either because of their pre-ordained energies or because of long association, evoke indefinable and yet precise emotions, or, as I prefer to think, call down among us certain disembodied powers, whose footsteps over our hearts we call emotions; and when sound, and colour, and form are in a musical relation, a beautiful relation to one another, they become as it were one sound, one colour, one form, and evoke an emotion that is made out of their distinct evocations...
Página 311 - I digged down in the ground betwixt the two foremost of these seits, and layed it down within the case of it, and covered it up, as that removing the superfluous mould it could not be discerned by any body; and if it shall please God to call me by death before they be called for, your ladyship will find them in that place.
Página 259 - We were often," says an eye-witness, " in the form of a Polish Diet, with our swords in our hands, or at least our hands on our swords.
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Página 165 - Scott in his longer poems are the poets of a predominant portion of the middle class, of people who have unlearned the unwritten tradition which binds the unlettered, so long as they are masters of themselves, to the beginning of time and to the foundation of the world, and who have not learned the written tradition which has been established upon the unwritten.
Página 472 - The laws of most countries are far worse than the people who execute them, and many of them are only able to remain laws by being seldom or never carried into effect. If married life were all that it might be expected to be, looking to the laws alone, society would be a hell upon earth.
Página 373 - Good friend, you see here the envy that is borne unto my husband. Would he have forsaken God and his religion, as those that are now about the queen's grace and have the whole guiding of her have done, my husband had never been put at as now he is. God...

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