The New Statistical Account of Scotland: List of parishes. Edinburgh

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W. Blackwood and Sons, 1845

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Pagina 700 - Martinmas during the space aforesaid and afterwards the same shall be wholly applied towards the encouraging and promoting the fisheries and such other manufactures and improvements in Scotland as may most conduce to the general good of the United Kingdom...
Pagina 167 - I thought fit to send this Trumpet to you, to let you know, That if you please to walk away with your company, and deliver the House to such as I shall send to receive it, you shall have liberty to carry off your arms and goods, and such other necessaries as you have.
Pagina 658 - The chapter consisted of a provost, curate, sixteen prebendaries, a minister of the choir, four choristers, a sacristan, and beadle ; to each of them distinct salaries were appointed.
Pagina 167 - You have harboured such parties in your house as have basely and inhumanly murdered our men : if you necessitate me to bend my cannon against you, you may expect what I doubt you will not be pleased with. I expect your present answer, and rest, Your servant, OLIVER CROMWELL.* The Governor of Borthwick Castle, Lord Borthwick of that Ilk, did as he was bidden ;
Pagina 410 - Galystem;94 is probably the stone mentioned in the Statistical Account: 'A little above it (S. Mary's Church of Stow) is a very fine perennial spring, known by the name of the Lady's Well, and a huge stone, recently removed in forming the new road, but now broken to pieces, used to be pointed out as impressed with the print of the Virgin Mary's foot'.
Pagina 675 - I. — No one shall be admitted to the examinations for the degree of doctor of medicine, who has not been engaged in medical study for four years, during at least six months of each, either in the University of Edinburgh, or in some other university where the degree of MD is given...
Pagina 725 - The management is vested in the master, treasurer, and twelve assistants of the merchant company, five members of the town-council, and the ministers of the Tolbooth and St Stephen's churches.
Pagina 405 - Length from the tip of the snout to the insertion of the tail 10 inches, tail 4 inches, including the tuft, which is 1 inch.
Pagina 488 - There be, that tell me, that there is a certain cunning fellow in Scotland, called George Monk, who is said to lie in wait there to introduce Charles Stuart: I pray you use your diligence to apprehend him, and send him up to me.
Pagina 525 - For his uncommon knowledge in classical learning, his indefatigable diligence, and strictness of discipline without severity, Mr John Love was justly accounted one of the most sufficient masters in the country.

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