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in opposition to the encroachments of tyrannical and despotic power
in Church and State.
"Who Antichrist do thus oppose,
And for truth's cause their lives lay down,
And gain life's everlasting crown,
"The mortal remains of Captain Paton sleep amid the dust of kindred martyrs in the Greyfriars' Churchyard, Edinburgh.
"Near this is the burying place of his family and descendants."
IN a MONUMENT at MONIAIVE.
"In memory of the late Rev. James Renwick, the last who suffered to death for attachment to the Covenanted Cause of Christ in Scotland-born near this spot, 15th February 1662, and executed at the Grassmarket, Edinburgh, 17th February 1688.
"The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.' Erected by subscription, A.D. 1828."
Na STONE in the CHURCHYARD, North BerwiCK.
"Here lies the body of Mr John Blackader, minister of the Gospel at Troqueer in Galloway, who died on the Bass, after five years imprisonment, anno dom 1685, and of his age sixty-three years.
"Blest John, for Jesus' sake in Patmos bound,
Grace formed him in the Christian Hero's mould,
Blest soul, thy warfare's done, praise, love, enjoy.
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