A Narrative by John Ashburnham of His Attendance on King Charles the First from Oxford to the Scotch Army, and from Hampton-Court to the Isle of Wight ... to which is Prefixed a Vindication of His Character ... and Conduct, from the Misrepresentations of Lord Clarendon, Volume 2
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Halaman liii - Dear Robin, our fleshly reasonings ensnare us. These make us say, 'heavy,' 'sad,' 'pleasant,' 'easy.' Was there not a little of this when Robert Hammond, through dissatisfaction too, desired retirement from the Army, and thought of quiet in the Isle of Wight ? > Did not God find him out there ? I believe he will never forget this.
Halaman xli - ... sum of money received by me or by any other person or persons by my order or to my knowledge or belief for my use on account or in respect of the said estate or business. 2. The several sums of money mentioned in the said...
Halaman lviii - Thou mentionest somewhat as if, by acting against such opposition as is like to be, there will be a tempting- of God. Dear Robin, tempting of God ordinarily is either by acting presumptuously in carnal confidence, or in unbelief through diffidence : both these ways Israel tempted God in the wilderness, and He was grieved by them. Not the encountering- [of] difficulties, therefore, makes us to tempt God ; but the acting before and without faith...
Halaman 126 - Intelligence came to the hands of a very considerable Person, That the King attempted to get out of his window ; and that he had a cord of silk with him whereby to slip down, but his breast was so big the bar would not give him passage.
Halaman lix - God, and neither of them to be reasoned into, because the heart is deceitful), — been occasioned to overlook what is just and honest, and to think the people of God may have as much or more good the one way than the other? Good by this Man, — against whom the Lord hath witnessed ; and whom thou knowest ! Is this so in their hearts ; or is it reasoned, forced in ?35 Robin, I have done.
Halaman lvi - My dear Friend, let us look into providences; surely they mean somewhat. They hang so together; have been so constant, so clear, unclouded. Malice, swoln malice against God's people, now called "Saints...
Halaman xliii - King and his counsail to be good and expedient for that land, and his licence thereupon, as well in affirmation of the said causes and acts, as to summon the said Parliament under his great seal of England had and obtained...
Halaman cliv - You cannot be without me; you will fall to ruin if I do not sustain you.' At length the loyal Berkeley whispered to him, 'Sir, your Majesty speaks as if you had some secret strength and power that I do not know of; and since your Majesty hath concealed it from me, I wish you had concealed it from these men too.