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Life of Lieut.-Gen. Hugh MacKay of Scoury; Commander in Chief of the Forces in Scotland, 1689 and 1690, Colonel Commandant of the Scottish Brigade, in the Service of the States General, and a Privy-Counsellor in Scotland (Paperback) Loot Price: R385
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Life of Lieut.-Gen. Hugh MacKay of Scoury; Commander in Chief of the Forces in Scotland, 1689 and 1690, Colonel Commandant of...

Life of Lieut.-Gen. Hugh MacKay of Scoury; Commander in Chief of the Forces in Scotland, 1689 and 1690, Colonel Commandant of the Scottish Brigade, in the Service of the States General, and a Privy-Counsellor in Scotland (Paperback)

John Mackay

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842. Excerpt: ... gular mercy of God, he denieth and giveth it when and to whom he will; for there are seasons and occasions that the most firm and stout-hearted do quake and shake for fear. As Solomon saith, 'The wicked flee when none pursueth, but the righteous is bold as a lion;' and though all sincere Christians be not resolute, it is because it is not their vocation; for I dare be bold to affirm, that no truly sincere Christian, trusting in God for strength and support, going about his lawful calling, shall be forsaken of him, whether military, civil, or ecclesiastic: not that sure victory shall always attend good men, or that they shall always escape with their lives; for experience doth teach the contrary; but that God, upon whom they cast their burdens and care, shall so care for them, that they shall be preserved from shame and confusion; and that they have His promises (by whom are the issues against death, and innumerable means inconceivable to us--to redress the disorders of our affairs) to support their hope and mind in the greatest difficulties." And the General confessed that, immediately upon this defeat, and as he was marching off the field, "he could not cast his thoughts upon any present means to redress his breach, but recommended earnestly unto God to direct his judgment and mind to fall upon such methods as the success should manifest him to be the chief author thereof." Such were the reflections of this pious soldier, on an occasion which put his christian temper and patience to a severe test. After a thirty years' course of training in the theory and practice of the art of war, under the most eminent masters, he had been selected for this command; and, after encountering four months of the most vexatious opposition from some of his countrymen--oppos...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: John Mackay
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 96
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-90727-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-90727-4
Barcode: 9781150907272

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