History of Oliver Cromwell and the English Commonwealth: From the Execution of Charles the First to the Death of Cromwell, Volume 1

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Halaman 96 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
Halaman 144 - He was a strong man," so intimates Charles Harvey, who knew him: "in the dark perils of war, in the high places of the field, hope shone in him like a pillar of fire, when it had gone out in all the others.
Halaman 357 - Sir, we have heard what you did at the House in the morning, and before many hours all England will hear it : but, Sir,, you are mistaken to think that the Parliament is dissolved ; for no power under heaven can dissolve them but themselves : therefore take you notice of that.
Halaman 26 - I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
Halaman 142 - That because of their numbers, because of their advantages, because of their confidence, because of our weakness, because of our strait, we were in the Mount, and in the Mount the Lord would be seen; and that He would find out a way of deliverance and salvation for us: - and indeed we had our consolations and our hopes.
Halaman 309 - Relieve the oppressed, hear the groans of poor prisoners in England. Be pleased to reform the abuses of all professions: — and if there be any one that makes many poor to make a few rich,* that suits not a Commonwealth.
Halaman 156 - I have to offer to that * which I think the most noble end, to wit, The Commemoration of that great Mercy at Dunbar, and the Gratuity to the Army. Which might be better expressed upon the Medal, by engraving, as on the one side the Parliament, which I hear was intended and will do singularly well, so on the other side an Army, with this Inscription over the head of it, The Lord of Hosts, which was our Word that day.
Halaman 96 - The next day, the other two Towers were summoned ; in one of which was about six or seven score ; but they refused to yield themselves : and we knowing that hunger must compel .them, set only good guards to secure them from running away until their stomachs were come down. From one of the said Towers, notwithstanding their condition, they killed and wounded some of our men. When they submitted, their officers...
Halaman 355 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Halaman 137 - To all that are Saints and Partakers of the Faith of God's Elect, in Scotland, and Proclamation To the People of Scotland in general.

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