Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell, from 1656 to 1659: Now First Published from the Original Autograph Manuscript. With an Introduction, Containing an Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard, Esq. M.P., Also Now First Printed, Volume 2 (Google eBook)
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Oliver Cromwell and the Rule of the Puritans in England
Charles Harding Firth
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Page 501 - I did so, and the result was — impute it to what you please — I raised such men as had the fear of God before them, as made some conscience of what they did ; and from that day forward, I must say to you, they were never beaten, and wherever they were engaged against the enemy, they beat continually.
Page 500 - I did tell him, you must get men of a spirit. And take it not ill what I say (I know you will not) of a spirit that is likely to go on as far as gentlemen will go, or else I am sure you will be beaten still ; I told him so, I did truly.
Page 465 - Great Julius, on the mountains bred, A flock perhaps, or herd, had led : He *, that the world subdued, had been But the best wrestler on the green.
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Page 395 - O Sir Henry Vane, Sir Henry Vane, the Lord deliver me from Sir Henry Vane.
Page 107 - Provided, That this Act, or any thing therein contained...
Page 36 - And whereas it is and hath been found by experience, that the office of a King in this nation and Ireland, and to have the power thereof in any single person, is unnecessary, -burdensome, and dangerous to the liberty, safety and public interest of the people...
Page 489 - His eye," — and He says so of them, be they many, or be they few ! But they are many. A People of the blessing of God ; a People under His safety and protection. A People calling upon the Name of the Lord ; which the Heathen do not. A People knowing God ; and a People (according to the ordinary expressions) fearing God.