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Page 74 - And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye : why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king ? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
Page 219 - You are no longer a parliament. I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you: he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work." Sir Harry Vane exclaiming against this proceeding, he cried with a loud voice, "O! Sir Harry Vane, Sir Harry Vane! The Lord deliver me from Sir Harry Vane!
Page 520 - ... up in the skirt of a saddle, and the bearer of it would come with the saddle upon his head, about ten of the clock that night, to the Blue Boar in Holborn, where he was to take horse for Dover. The messenger knew nothing of the letter in the saddle, though some in Dover did. We were at Windsor...
Page 219 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 154 - These meditations resemble, in elegance, purity, neatness, and simplicity, the genius of those performances, which we know with certainty to have . flowed from the Royal pen: but are so unlike the bombast, perplexed, rhetorical, and corrupt style of Dr. Gauden, to whom they are ascribed, that no human testimony seems sufficient to convince us that he was the author.
Page 219 - get you gone ; give place to honester men; to those who will more faithfully discharge their trust. You are no longer a Parliament. I tell vou, you are no longer a Parliament. The Lord has done with you: he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work.
Page 113 - Parliament should guide and defend the kingdom by their own power and resolutions, and not accustom the people any longer to expect safety and government from an obstinate man, whose heart God had hardened...
Page 524 - You may rest secure, that though perhaps we may give way for the present to that which will be prejudicial both to the church and our own government, yet we shall not leave thinking in time how to remedy both.
Page 228 - I never looked to see such a Day as this, — it may be nor you neither, — when Jesus Christ should be so owned as He is, this day, in this Work.