Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 4

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Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1861 - Great Britain - 444 pages

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Page 224 - ... do good for them. Give them consistency of judgment, one heart, and mutual love; and go on to deliver them, and with the work of reformation ; and make the Name of Christ glorious in the world. Teach those who look too much on Thy instruments, to depend more upon Thyself. Pardon such as desire to trample upon the dust of a poor worm, for they are Thy People too. And pardon the folly of this short Prayer : — Even for Jesus Christ's sake. And give us a good night, if it be Thy pleasure. Amen.
Page 277 - I shall, in all just and honourable ways, endeavour to preserve the union and peace betwixt the Three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland : and neither for hope, fear nor other respect, shall relinquish this Promise, Vow and Protestation.
Page 160 - Mercy and truth are met together ; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth ; And righteousness shall look down from heaven. Yea, the Lord shall give that which is good ; And our land shall yield her increase. Righteousness shall go before Him ; And shall set us in the way of His steps.
Page 14 - Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him ; that glory may dwell in our land.
Page 188 - I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.
Page 198 - A'nd if this be So, I do assign [it] to this cause : Your not assenting to what you did invite me to by your Petition and Advice, as that which might prove the Settlement of the Nation. And if this be the end of your sitting, and this be your carriage — [Sentence now all beautifully blazing], I think it high time that an end be put to your sitting.
Page 297 - OLIVER P. OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Page 297 - That the Chancellor, Keeper or Commissioners of the Great Seal, the Treasurer, Admiral, Chief Governors of Ireland and Scotland, and the Chief Justices of both the Benches, shall be chosen by the approbation of Parliament; and, in the intervals of Parliament, by the approbation of the major part of the Council, to be afterwards approved by the Parliament.
Page 217 - I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 145 - The giving the Spaniard opportunity so much the more to reinforce himself; and the keeping our men another summer to serve the French, without any colour of a reciprocal, or any, advantage to ourselves ! And therefore if this will not be listened unto, I desire that things may be...

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