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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Blanchard and Lea, 1854

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Halaman 104 - 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 54 - ... so as they abuse not this liberty to the civil injury of others and to the actual disturbance of the public peace on their parts: provided this liberty be not extended to Popery or Prelacy, nor to such as, under the profession of Christ, hold forth and practise licentiousness.
Halaman 45 - Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Halaman 318 - 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 140 - If your forces had been in a readiness to have fallen upon the back of Copperspath, it might have occasioned supplies to have come to us. But the only wise God knows what is best. All shall work for Good. Our spirits are comfortable, praised be the Lord, — though our present condition be as it is. And indeed we have much hope in the Lord; of whose mercy we have had large experience.
Halaman 153 - 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 104 - 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 172 - The dimensions of this mercy are above my thoughts. It is, for aught I know, a crowning mercy. Surely, if it be not, such a one we shall have, if this provoke those that are concerned in it to thankfulness ; and the Parliament to do the 1 Phrase omitted in the Newspaper.
Halaman 281 - SPEAKER. My Lord, this Company were very ready to attend your Excellence, and the business you are pleased to propound to us is very necessary to be considered. God hath given marvellous success to our Forces under your command ; and if we do not improve these mercies to some Settlement, such as may be to God's honor, and the good of this Commonwealth, we shall be very much blameworthy.

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