An historical sketch of the municipal constitution of the city of Edinburgh. To which is added, An historical account of the blue blanket, or the craftsmen's banner, by A. Pennecuik


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Side 122 - Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.
Side 97 - ... and he will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and some to plow his ground and to reap his harvest, and to make his implements of war and the equipment of his chariots.
Side 99 - His heart it was as blythe as birds on the tree: ' Never was I sent for before any king, My father, my grandfather, nor none but mee.
Side 122 - Turn away thine eyes from me, for they have overcome me : thy hair is as a flock of goats that appear from Gilead.
Side 167 - He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.
Side 72 - Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth.
Side 63 - That by virtue of this treaty, of the peers of Scotland at the time of the union sixteen shall be the number to sit and vote in the House of Lords, and forty-five the number of the representatives of Scotland in the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain...
Side 73 - Awake : The morning shines, and the fresh field Calls us ; we lose the prime, to mark how spring Our tender plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Side 99 - Fight on, my merry men all, And see that none of you be taine; For rather then men shall say we were hange'd, Let them report how we were slaine.
Side 67 - Ireland, in which no Essoign or Wager of Law, or more than One Imparlance, shall be granted ; or in Scotland, by summary Action in the Court of Session, or by Prosecution before the Court of Justiciary there...

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