When James Soutar was in good fettle, he could trace the whole history of Scottish secession from the beginning, winding his way through the maze of Original Seceders and Cameronians, Burghers and Anti-Burghers there were days when he would include the Glassites, with unfaltering step; but this was considered a feat even in Drumtochty, and it was admitted that Jamie had "a gift o' discreemination."

There's some in the McGlashanites, and some in the Glassites, and mony in the McMillanites, and there's a leeven even in the Estayblishment." "I have known some very good Papists even, if you go to that," said I. "Mr. Ducie, think shame to yoursel'!" she cried. "Why, my dear madam! I only " I began. "You shouldna jest in sairious maitters," she interrupted.

There's some in the McGlashanites, and some in the Glassites, and mony in the McMillanites, and there's a leeven even in the Estayblishment. 'I have known some very good Papists even, if you go to that, said I. 'Mr. Ducie, think shame to yoursel'! she cried. 'Why, my dear madam! I only I began. 'You shouldnae jest in sairious maitters, she interrupted.

In 1764, he left Scotland and came to America, where he began making converts near Boston, in other parts of New England, and in Nova Scotia. He died at Danbury, Connecticut, 1771. The members of the sect are called Glassites in Scotland, where the Rev. John Glass labored. He died there in 1773. See W. Walker, in American Hist. Assoc. Annual Report, 1901, vol. i. The piping times of peace.