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Page 298 - He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
Page 278 - For what do the enemy say? Nay, what do many say that were friends at the beginning of the Parliament ? Even this, that the members of both houses have got great places and commands, and the sword into their hands ; and, what by interest in Parliament, what by power in the army, will perpetually continue themselves in grandeur, and not permit the war speedily to end, lest their own power should determine with it.
Page 456 - 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 455 - The Duke of Richmond, the Marquis of Hertford, the Earls of Southampton and Lindsey...
Page 298 - Sir, this is none other but the hand of God; and to Him alone belongs the glory, wherein none are to share with Him.
Page 278 - ... -casting off all lingering proceedings like [those of] soldiers of fortune beyond sea, to spin out a war -we shall make the kingdom weary of us, and hate the name of a Parliament. For what do the enemy say? Nay, what do many say that were friends at the beginning of the Parliament? Even this, that the members of both Houses have got great places and commands, and the sword, into their hands; and, what by interest in...
Page 303 - Now, as for your opinion of my business, and your counsel thereupon, if I had any other quarrel but the defence of my religion, crown, and friends, you had full reason for your advice. For I confess that, speaking either as a mere soldier or statesman, I must say there is no probability but of my ruin ; yet, as a Christian, I must tell you, that God will not suffer rebels and traitors to prosper, nor this cause to be overthrown.
Page 278 - Peace. But this I would recommend to your prudence, Not to insist upon any complaint or oversight of any Commander-inchief upon any occasion whatsoever ; for as I must acknowledge myself guilty of oversights, so I know they can rarely be avoided in military affairs.