3 edition of Autobiography Of The Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle, Minister Of Inveresk found in the catalog.
|Statement||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|Publishers||Kessinger Publishing, LLC|
|LC Classifications||May 26, 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
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This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Witherspoon of New York—Sir John Dalrymple—M'Laurin the mathematician. His was without doubt a family of great antiquity reaching back to, if not before, the Norman Conquest, and one which was closely allied by marriage to King Robert the Bruce. Return to Scotland—Windsor—Oxford—Travelling adventures—Presented to the church of Cockburnspath—Subsequently settled at Inveresk—His settlement there prophesied and foreordained — Anecdotes — Anthony Collins—Social life in Inveresk and Musselburgh—John Home.
Among their neighbours was the famous Colonel Gardiner. He was also a member of and of. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. But there was no attempt.
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On appeal by the presbytery to the general assembly the decision of the synod was affirmed by a majority of 117 to 39 24 May. After his return home at the end of 1758 the outcry raised in consequence of the disastrous close of the St. com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.
Hill Burton, that the gifted author did not live to complete his story; while at the same time, also, it will be admitted that what he has left is a unique picture among the many that have come down to us of the life and manners of the period in which he lived. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.
His correspondence on Church matters—His influence—His lighter correspondence—The great contest of the clerkship—The augmentation question—Politics—Collins's Ode on the superstition of the Highlands—Carlyle and poetry—Domestic history—His personal appearance—The composition of his autobiography—Condition and editing of the manuscripts—His last days—His death.
Indeed, whoever catches a glimpse of the attractions of the interior, will not be disposed patiently to listen to any details intended to detain him on the threshold.
The Publisher would here wish to express his indebtedness to Colonel Bell for placing the original MS.
Domestic affairs—Henry Dundas—Harrogate revisited—Adventures with a remarkable bore—The author of Crazy Tales — Ambassador Keith — Education of the Scots gentry—John Gregory—Mrs.
Recognising, therefore, the position his family for centuries had occupied in the south of Scotland, and their close association with the powerful border clans of Douglas, Jardine, and Johnstone, we can realise his appreciation of the "company of his superiors" in which by "right of lineage, by culture and talent, by dignity of manner and vivacity in conversation," Dr.