Memoirs of mr. William Veitch and George Brysson, written by themselves, with other narratives illustrative of the history of Scotland, from the Restoration to the Revolution. To which are added, biographical sketches and notes, by T. M'Crie

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William Blackwood ... Edinburgh: and T. Cadell ... London, 1825 - 540 pages

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Page 2 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Page 186 - Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live : and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
Page 2 - BE MERCIFUL unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
Page 2 - Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
Page 177 - ... that conscience ought not to be constrained, nor people forced in matters of mere religion. It has ever been directly contrary to our inclination, as we think it is to the interest of government, which it destroys by spoiling trade, depopulating countries and discouraging strangers; and finally, that it never obtained the end for which it was employed.
Page 349 - ... eye hath not seen, ear hath not heard, neither hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive.
Page 2 - 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 349 - And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not ; I will lead them in paths that they have not known : I will make dark ness light before them, and crooked things straight.
Page 446 - ... or enjoy any honours, offices, titles, or dignities within this realm in time coming ;" and his tacks, stedings, goods, and gear whatsoever remaining to him " be escheated" to our sovereign lord, to remain perpetually with his Highness in property ; which was pronounced for doom.
Page 78 - vexing thoughts," is, I think, very expressive. It has been familiar to me from my childhood ; for it is to be found in the " Psalms in Metre," used in the churches (I believe I should say kirks) of Scotland, Psal.

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