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1834 Excerpt: ...himself on account of his negligence.--"For,
Robert Greirsoun and Johnne Fien stuid on his left hand, and the
said Robert fand grit falt with the devill, and cryit out, that all
quhilk were besyd him mycht heir, because his hienes' pictour wes
nocht gewin thame, as wes promesit: --Effie M'Calyane remembrand
and bidand the said Robert Greirson to spoil' for the pictour,
meining his hienes' pictour, quhilk suld haif bene roistit. Robert
Greirsoun said, 'quhair is the thing he promeisit?' meining the
pictour of walx dewysit for roisting and vndoing of his hienes'
persoun, quhilk Agnes Sampsoun gaif to him: and Robert cryit to
haif the turne done. Yet his Irenes' name wes nocht nameit, quhill
they that wer wemen nameit him, craifand in playne termes his
hienes' pictour. Bot he answerit, it sould be gottin the nixt
meitting: and that he wald hald the nixt assembly for that caus the
soner--it wes nocht reddie at that tyme. Robert Greirsoun answerit,
'he promeisit twyis and begylit ws, ' and sum honest lyk wemen wer
very ernist and instant to haif it: and the said Barbara Naipar and
Effie Macalyane gat than ane promeis of the devill, that his
hienes' pictonr sould bene gottin thame twa, and that rycht sone:
--and this mater of his 1 initios' pic tour wes the caus of that
assemblie, in taikin quhairof, the dewill commandit the said
Barbara and all his company to keip his commandementis, quhilk wes
to do all the ewill they could." mously. Various examples are
quoted by Douce, Illustrations of Shakspeare, v. i. p. 48. Besides
the incidents occurring at this notable convocation, sonic other
facts appear from the evidence taken in various judicial
investigations, illustrating the special province of Satan on
similar occasions. Eufame Macalyane was convicted &quo...
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