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  • That sche now knawis, that the occatioun of your depairting frome hir was the favoure of the word and of religioun; with the quhilk albeit sche was offendit, yitt knawing your hart and the hartis of the uther

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Now, if it be seditioun, (deir Brethren,) to complane, lament, and pour furth befoir God the sorrowis [and] sobbis of oure dolorouse hartis, crying to him for redress of thir enormyteis, (quhilk ellis quhair is not to be found;) and thir altogidder dois [proceid] of the unlauchfull halding of strange suldiouris over the heidis of oure brethren; gif this to complayne be sedition, then indeid,

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Bot as to the Queneis Grace pairt, God, quha knawis the secreitis of all hartis, weill kennis, and the warld sall see be experience, that the fortificatioun of

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Quhairfoir, all gud subjectis that hes the feir of God in thair hartis, will not suffer thame selffis be sick vaine perswatiouns to be led away from thair dew obedience, bot will assist in defence of thair Soveraneis quarrel aganeis all sick as will persew the same wrangouslie.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Cannogait, Kingorne, Kirkcaldy, Dysert, with the depauperat saullis that this day dwell thairin, can testifie; quhais oppressioun, as doutless it is enterit in befoir the justice sait of God, sa aucht it justlie to move oure hartis to have reuth and compassioun upoun thir oure pure brethren, and at oure poweris to provide remedy for the same.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Thir letteris being devulgatt, the hartis of many war steirit; for thay jugeit the narratioun of the Queue Regent to have bene trew: uthiris understanding the samin to be utterlie false.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • We mycht have left the town, and mycht have reteired our selffis without any danger; bot than we should have abandoned our bretherin of Edinburgh, and suffered the ministrie thairof to have decayed, whiche to our hartis was so dolorous, that we thocht better to hasard the extreamitie than so to do.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Bot fear and dolour had so seazed [1051] the hartis of all, that thei could admitt no consolatioun.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Boirthick, [946] tua, quham amangis many utheris, sche abusit, and by quham sche corruptit the hartis of the sempill.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • And in this menetyme came assureit word that the Frensche men war begun to fortifie Leith; quhilk thing, as it did mair evidentlie discover [943] the Queneis craft, sua did deiplie greiff the hartis of the haill Nobilitie thair, quha, with ane consentt, aggreit to write unto the Quene, in forme as followis: --

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

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