The Missing Bills; An Unsolved Mystery. Cheadle, W.B. My Hunt of the Silver Fox. Narrative of Prince Charlie's Escape, by One of His Companions. a Fenian Alarm. Lindau, Rudolph. the Philosopher's Pendulum

The Missing Bills; An Unsolved Mystery. Cheadle, W.B. My Hunt of the Silver Fox. Narrative of Prince Charlie's Escape, by One of His Companions. a Fenian Alarm. Lindau, Rudolph. the Philosopher's Pendulum

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...they were; and when he understood them to be all M'Donalds, and friends to the cause, except Patrick Grant Crosky, who was with them, and equaly a friend to the cause, he addressed one of them, called John M'Donald, alias M'Goule vie Icadui, to goe with a cogfull of milk to Mr M'Donald of Glenaladil and M'Donald of Greenfield, which, letter was not there at same time. He instantly complyed with his request; but to his greatest surprise, at the distance of nine yards from us, he knew the Prince to be there, his head beia covered with a whit night cape, and an old Bonet above; at this unexpected sight, the poor man changed collours, and turned as red as blood, and addressed him in the following maner: I am sorry to see you in such a poor state, and hope if I live to see yet in a better condition, as I have seen you before at the head of your armie, upon the green of Glasgow; all I can doe is to continue faithfull to you while I live, and am willing to leave my wife and children, and follow yon wherever you incline goeing. After all this discurse was explained to the Prince, he said, takeing him cheerfully by the hand, As you are a M'Donald, whom I allways found faithfull to my cause, I shall admit you to my smal partie, and trust myself to you; and if ever it should be my lot to enjoy my own, you may depend upon of being equally rewarded. One thing I beg leave to observe to you, says he, there is one large stone in the strath of this corry near these huts you see; under that stone fourty men can accomodate themselves, and the best water in the highland runen throu it, and a large void heather bed in it already made for your reception. I have a three year old stote I may slaughter for provision, till such time you refresh yourself and your partie: ...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485769
  • 9781236485762