Transactions, Հատոր 12
The Society, 1886
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Էջ 279 - I die: * remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: * lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Էջ 247 - But now, when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you: 7 Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith...
Էջ 380 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Էջ 69 - The little Bill, like that of a Goose; the Eyes marked; the Head, Neck, Breast, Wings, Tail, and Feet formed, the Feathers everywhere perfectly shaped and blackish coloured; and the Feet like those of other Water-foul, to my best remembrance.
Էջ 254 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.
Էջ 256 - But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted doubtings tease him: Death comes, wi' fearless eye he sees him; Wi' bluidy hand a welcome gies him : An' when he fa's, His latest draught o' breathin lea'es him In faint huzzas.
Էջ 254 - Gie him strong drink until he wink, That's sinking in despair ; An' liquor guid to fire his bluid, That's prest wi' grief an' care ; There let him bouse and deep carouse, Wi' bumpers flowing o'er, Till he forgets his loves and debts, An
Էջ 23 - ... love of peace and charity ; his continence and humility ; his mind superior to anger and avarice, and despising pride and vainglory ; his industry in keeping and teaching tho heavenly commandments ; his diligence in reading and watching ; his authority becoming a priest in reproving the haughty and powerful, and at the same time his tenderness in comforting the afflicted, and relieving or defending the poor.
Էջ 412 - Scottish church were strong, so her beauty was bright; no error was so much as named: the people were not only sound in the faith, but innocently ignorant of unsound doctrine ; no scandalous person could live, no scandal could be concealed, in all Scotland, so strict a correspondence there was betwixt ministers and congregations.
Էջ 79 - Thence up he flew, and on the tree of life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant...