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For the form of the oath, set down by the Act of the Assembly, beginneth thus: “I, A. B., now nominate and admitted to the kirk of D., utterly testify and declare in my conscience, that the right excellent, right high, and mighty prince, James VI., by the grace of God king of Scots, is the only lawful supreme governor of this realm, as well in things temporal as in the conservation and purgation of religion,” &c.

This child will give you justice, and if more should be wanted I will see to it myself." Ali Cogia and the merchant pleaded one after the other, but when the merchant offered to swear the same oath that he had taken before the Cadi, he was stopped by the child, who said that before this was done he must first see the vase of olives.

Henry Greyson, to please me, marked upon her forearm, in India ink, her name and birthday 'Capitola, Oct. 31st, 1832." "Right! Now tell me, my good soul, do you know, from what you were able to observe, what house that was where Capitola was born?" "I am on my oath! No, sir; I do not know, but " "You suspect?" The woman nodded.

What had Judge Rossmore done, after all, to deserve the frightful punishment the amalgamated interests had caused him to suffer? If he had blocked their game, he had done only what his oath, his duty commanded him to do. Such a girl as Shirley Rossmore could not have had any other kind of a father.

He remembers the saying of the wise man, "Mulier nequam plaga mortis;" and at last by ordering her off in the name of the Blessed Trinity and the Holy Virgin, "withal gently blowing towards her," she all of a sudden giving three leaps, and howling thrice, flies away in a trice. The Bolungo or Chilumbo oath or ordeal is, of course, a "hellish ceremony."

They have shown, it has been eloquently said, the utmost recklessness respecting the oath of allegiance to the nation.

Constance dropped into one of the little iron chairs and bowed her head on the back and laughed. 'Perhaps you can explain? There was a touch of sharpness in Nannie's tone. 'Don't ever ask me to explain anything Gustavo says; the man is not to be believed under oath. 'But what's become of Jerry? 'Oh, he'll turn up. Constance's tone was comforting. 'Aunt Hazel, she called. Miss Hazel and Mrs.

So, as 'tis late, we'd best talk business at once." Presently I heard an oath rapped out and saw the bully start up. "Hush, man!" cried the other, and "hark-ye now "; so he sat down again. Their very forms were lost within the shadow. I, myself, was cold enough by this time and had a cramp in one leg but lay still, nevertheless.

In the face of the requisitions and notifications made by our assembly of definitors, he, although he was under solemn oath, concealed the papers and documents which he brought with him, and brought them forward only in this present chapter.

She was now prepared to take oath that she had not for one moment been really anxious about Louis. Her demeanour, as she stated the case to the doctor, was a masterpiece of tranquil unconcern. Dr. Yardley said that he was in a hurry that, in fact, he ought to have been quite elsewhere at the time.