Memoirs of the Protector: Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons, Richard and Henry, Volume 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821 - Great Britain

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Page 362 - The following is the last verse of Dryden's heroic stanzas on the death of Cromwell: — His ashes in a peaceful urn shall rest; His name a great example stands, to shew How strangely high endeavours may be blest, Where piety and valour jointly go.
Page 367 - I dare not say he hydeth his face from mee; hee giveth mee to see light in his light, One beame in a darke place hath exceeding much refreshment in it; blessed be his name for shininge upon soe darke a hart as mine." Then follows the passage heretofore given. Then —
Page 486 - know they can rarely be avoided in military affairs: therefore, waving a strict enquiry into the causes of these things, let us apply ourselves to the remedy, which is most necessary ; and, I hope, we have such true English hearts and zealous affections
Page 157 - bringing the churches of God in the three kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of church-government, directory for worship, and catechising.
Page 281 - do hereby freely promise and engage myself to be true and faithful to the Lord Protector, and the commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland; and shall not, according to the tenor of the indenture whereby I am returned to serve in
Page 299 - every one must try his fancy: that he commonly called for tobacco, pipes, and a candle, and would now and then take tobacco himself; then he would fall again to his serious and great business, and advise with them in those
Page 150 - Pierrepoint, Bulstrode Whitelock, Edmund Waller, and Richard Winwood, Esqrs. They attended the King, with the propositions, on the 1st February, 164,2-3. Whitelock observes: — In this treaty, the King manifested his great parts and abilities, strength of reason, and quickness of apprehension, with much patience in hearing what was objected against him
Page 88 - and that, in case of neglect, they should be severely punished, January 23. It was ordered by the Commons, that commissions be sent into the several counties for the defacing, demolishing, and quite taking away all images, altars, or tables turned altarwise, crucifixes, superstitious pictures, monuments, and reliques of idolatry, out of all churches or chapels. February 3. Order of
Page 241 - they, the Commons, being chosen by and representing the people, have the supreme authority of this nation ; and that whatsoever is enacted and declared law by the Commons of England in parliament assembled, hath the force of law, and all the people of this nation are included thereby, although the consent and concurrence of the King and House of Peers be not had thereunto. The ordinance follows
Page 107 - In a word, the epitaph which Plutarch records that Sylla wrote for himself, might not be unfitly applied to him ; ' That no man did ever exceed him either in doing good to his friends, or in doing mischief to his enemies;' for his acts of both kinds were notorious.

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