Criminal Trials and Other Proceedings Before the High Court of Justiciary, Volume 3

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Maitland club, 1831
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Page 213 - Newes from Scotland : Declaring the damnable Life of Doctor Fian a notable Sorcerer...
Page 188 - This book is confined to the Library Most facsimile and limited editions, dictionaries, and bibliographical catalogues, are treated as reference books for use in the Library only, but in exceptional cases some of them are occasionally lent to Readers with special needs. Any Reader with particular reasons for wishing to borrow a book which is ordinarily confined to the Library is invited to consult the Librarian.
Page 222 - By means of whose hot and harde pursuite he was agayn taken, and brought to prison ; and then, being called before the Kings Highnes, hee was re-examined, as well touching his departure, as also touching all that had before happened. But this Doctor, notwithstanding that his owne confession appeareth, remaining in recorde under his...
Page 217 - ... all they together went to Sea, each one in a riddle or cive, and went into the same very substantially, with flaggons of wine, making merrie and drinking by the way, in the same riddles or cives...
Page 240 - God be thankit' the deuell gaif him a gret blaw. Then dyuers amang them enterit in a raisonyng, maruelling that all ther deuellerie culd do na harm to the King, as it did till others dyuers. The deuell answerit, ' II est vn home de Dieu '-1 Enphemia McCalyan, tried June 9, 1591, executed (burnt alive) June 25, 1591.
Page 286 - A Compilation of the Forms of Process in the Court of Session, during the earlier periods after its establishment ; with the variations which they have since undergone...
Page 218 - King wondered greatly and swore by the living God that he believed all the devils in hell could not have discovered the same, acknowledging that her words were most true.
Page 237 - ... the twa nebbis of the fingaris meting togidder ; than thay patt the catt thryis throw the linkis of the cruik, and paffit itt thryis vnder the chimnay.
Page 217 - ... the Kirk of North Barrick in Lowthian ; and that after they had landed, tooke handes on the lande and daunced this reill or short daunce, singing all with one voice, Commer goe ye before, commer goe ye ; Gif ye will not goe before, commer let me.
Page 217 - Lowthian ; and that after they had landed, tooke handes on the lande, and daunced this reill or short daunce, singing all with one voice, ' " Commer goe ye before, commer goe ye, Gif ye will not goe before, commer let me.

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