Waverley Novels, Volume 2
Robert Cadell, Edinburgh, and Whittaker & Company London., 1829
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Pagina 172 - Whitney, who was shot through the arm here, and a few months after fell nobly at the battle of Falkirk, and by Lieutenant West, a man of distinguished bravery, as also by about fifteen dragoons, who stood by him to the last. But after a faint fire, the regiment in general was seized with a panic; and though their Colonel and some other gallant officers did what they could to rally them once or twice, they at last took a precipitate flight.
Pagina 294 - ... he felt himself entitled to say firmly, though perhaps with a sigh, that the romance of his life was ended, and that its real history had now commenced.
Pagina 172 - ... to the last. But after a faint fire, the regiment in general was seized with a panic ; and though their colonel and some other gallant officers did what they could to rally them once or twice, they at last took a precipitate flight. And just in the moment when Colonel Gardiner seemed to be making a pause to deliberate what duty required him to do in such...
Pagina 172 - Lochaber-axe (for my informant could not exactly distinguish) on the hinder part of his head, which was the mortal blow. All that his faithful attendant saw further at this time, was, that as his hat was falling off, he took it in his left hand and waved it as a signal to him to retreat, and added what were the last words be ever heard him speak, 'Take care of yourself; ' upon which the servant retired.
Pagina 171 - He continued all night under arms, wrapped up in his cloak, and generally sheltered under a rick of barley, which hap. pened to be in the field. About three in the morning he called his domestic servants to him, of which there were four in waiting. He dismissed three of them with most affectionate Christian advice, and such solemn charges relating to the performance of their duty, and the care of their souls, as seemed plainly to intimate that he apprehended it was at least very probable he was taking...
Pagina 247 - The March. IT is not our purpose to intrude upon the province of history. We shall therefore only remind our readers, that about the beginning of November the Young Chevalier, at the head of about six thousand men at the utmost, resolved to peril his cause on an attempt to penetrate into the centre of England, although aware of the mighty preparations which were made for his reception.
Pagina 414 - The effects of the insurrection of 1745, — the destruct'on of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the total eradication of the Jacobite party, which,- averse to intermingle with the English, or adopt their customs, long continued to pride themselves...