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when they were originally produced ;-times and occasions which live in my recollection, associated with the tender remembrance of

those literary friends Whom I have, alas! survived, but who remain, and, While I live,

will remain, hallowed. in my sense of their talents and their worth.

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CHAPTER II.

Conspiracy to restore the Family of Stuart—Engagement to
take Arms—Sent to the Old Pretender—Transmitted by
him to Cardinal Fleury. War at the Death of Charles VI.
Emperor of Germany. The House of Austria attacked-
Assisted by Great Britain. Cardinal Fleury sends an Agent
to Edinburgh. Plan of Invasion. Death of Cardinal Fleury.
Succeeded by Cardinal de Tencin. Charles Stuart arrives at
Paris—Goes to Dunkirk. The Troops begin to embark.
Design of Invasion frustrated by a Storm. Charles embarks
for Scotland—Lands in the Highlands . . . . . . .

CHAPTER III.

Charles at Boradale—His Interview with Lochiel—Resolves
to erect his Standard. Commencement of Hostilities. Sir
John Cope—His Correspondence with the Secretary of State
-—Marches towards Fort Augustus. The Rebels take post
on his way to the Fort. Sir John changes his Route. The
Rebels advance to the Southward. Alarm at Edinburgh-
Coudition of the City. The Rebels take possession of‘ Perth.
-—Petition of the Citizens of Edinburgh for Leave to take
Arms-The Petition granted. Observations

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