The Life of General Monk: Duke of Albemarle ...

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J. Graves ... J. Isted and J. Hooke, 1724 - Generals - 385 pages
 

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Page 70 - There be, that tell me, that there is a certain cunning fellow in Scotland, called George Monk, who is said to lie in wait there to introduce Charles Stuart : I pray you use your diligence to apprehend him, and send him up to me.
Page 92 - I can not think you will decline my Interest. The Person who gives or sends this to you, has Authority to say much more to you from me. And if you once resolve to take my Interest to Heart, I will leave the Way and Manner of declaring it entirely to your Judgment, and will comply with the Advice you shall give me.
Page xxxvii - Lockhart, and was sent away immediately to take possession of it ; by which means the army ceased to be at Monk's devotion, and was put into hands that would not serve him in the design he had undertaken.
Page xxiii - ... seasonable opportunity ; which is as much as I look for from you. We must all patiently wait for that opportunity, which may be offered sooner than we expect : when it is, let it find you ready ; and, in the mean time, have a care to keep yourself out of their hands, who know the hurt you can do them in a good conjuncture, and can never but suspect your affection to be, as I am confident it is, towards Yours, &c. CHARLES REX.
Page 374 - his person was rather comely than elegant. His stature was of the middle size, but contrived for strength and action. In his countenance there appeared something very great and august, yet without pride. His aspect was so truly martial, that they who knew him not might have taken him for a general, and collected the ideas of an hero from the lines of his face. His...
Page xviii - I shall entreat you to be mindful of me concerning my exchange, for, I doubt, all my friends have forgotten me. I earnestly entreat you, therefore, if it lies in your power, to remember me concerning my liberty ; and so, in haste, I rest, your faithful brother and servant,
Page 92 - And whatever you shall promise to him on my behalf, or whatever he, or you by his advice, shall promise to any of his officers or the army, under his command, which command he shall still keep, I will make good and perform upon the word of a king.
Page 90 - ... themselves or their Party." 2 Here was a living in the gift of a man of known Royalist principles, and it required close investigation. " Mr. Monk, very well knowing the Character that was upon him, had some Distrust of these Tryers, but though they lik'd the Living better than the Man, yet understanding his Relation to General Monk in Scotland, they were afraid to put any of their Tricks upon him, but dismiss'd him and his Title with...
Page xxv - Queea of England to hear as of Englishmen to utter : but we come before your Majesty with a sincerity in which we will give place to none. " We assure your Majesty that in all our public proceedings we have constantly maintained the just prerogative of the crown, and the rights and liberties of the people. We have always supported the three estates which compose our free form of government, anxiously desirous that each should preserve its powers without encroaching on either of the others ; and in...
Page 199 - London, got alarmed, and, without stopping to dress himself, went through the town to the General's quarters " in the dishabit of his night-gown, cap and slippers " to urge an instant march forward.

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