Speeches, 1644-1658

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H. Frowde, 1901 - Great Britain - 492 pages
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Page 253 - 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 175 - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers that they should make them known to their children ; that the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born, who should arise and declare them to their children ; that they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Page 253 - 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 190 - And was it fit for them to sit heavy upon others ? Is it ingenuous to ask liberty, and not to give it ? What greater hypocrisy than for those who were oppressed by the Bishops to become the greatest oppressors themselves, so soon as their yoke was removed...
Page 128 - Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us- ward : they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee : if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.
Page 109 - That they may see, and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of the Lord hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it.
Page 130 - A nobleman, a gentleman, a yeoman ; ' the distinction of these :' that is a good interest of the Nation, and a great one...
Page 253 - 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. Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him ; That glory may dwell in our land.
Page 255 - GOD is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea ; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 418 - These things we declare to be our native rights, and therefore are agreed and resolved to maintain them with our utmost possibilities, against all opposition whatsoever, being compelled thereunto, not only by the examples of our ancestors, whose blood was often spent in vain for the recovery of their...

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