Examination and Conviction

COPY of what Dr. [ARCHIBALD] CAMERON intended to have delivered to the Sheriff of Middlesex at the Place of Execution but which he left in the Hands of his Wife for that End. On the first Slip of Paper,  dated Tower,  6th June, 1753. BEING denied the use of Pen, Ink, and Paper, except in […]

A Pack of Hypocrites

WHERE are the days that we have seen, When Phœbus shone fu’ bright, man, Days when fu’ merry we have been, When every one had right man; Now gloomy clouds do overshade, And spread wide over a’, man, Ill boding comets blaze o’er head, O whirry whigs awa’, man. Now ill appears with face fu’ […]

Twice

King George II., at a review of his Horse Guards, asked Monsieur de Bussy, the French Ambassador, if he thought the King of France had better troops. “Oh, yes, Sir,” answered the ambassador, “the King of France has his gens d’armes, which are reckoned the best troops in the world. Did you never see them? […]

Victorious, Gay, Triumphing Unicorn

An Emblematical Print Of Culloden. [April 16, 1746] This engraving is in three divisions, inclosed by a highly decorated scroll frame. The central division is enriched at one side by a lion and rose, at the other by a unicorn and thistle, and contains the following lines:— “The Sacred Lion conquers every Foe, And tears […]

A Jacobite Verse to God Save the King

    God bless the prince, I pray, God bless the prince, I pray, Charlie I mean; That Scotland we may see Freed from vile Presbyt’ry, Both George and his Feckie, Ever so, Amen.