The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Begun in the Year 1641, Volume 6

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Clarendon Press, 1888 - Great Britain
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Page 206 - And because the passion and uncharitableness of the times have produced several opinions in religion, by which men are engaged in parties and animosities against each other; which, when they shall hereafter unite in a freedom of conversation, will be composed, or better understood; we do declare a liberty to tender consciences; and that no man shall be disquieted, or called in question, for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 71 - Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by ? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the Lord hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Page 71 - The LORD hath trodden under foot all my mighty men in the midst of me; he hath called an assembly against me to crush my young men: the LORD hath trodden the virgin, the daughter of Judah, as in a winepress.
Page 38 - He then betook himself wholly to the sea, and quickly made himself signal there, and was the first man that declined the old track, and made it manifest that the science might be attained in less time than was imagined, and despised those rules which had been long in practice, to keep his ship and...
Page 39 - ... his speech in the old style, " My lords, and " you, the knights, citizens, and burgesses, of the " house of commons:" and then discoursed some particulars, which he recommended to them; thanked them "for their fair correspondence the " last session ;" and assured them, " if they would " continue to prosecute his designs, they should be " called the blessed of the Lord, and generations to
Page 207 - ... shall be determined in Parliament, which can best provide for the just satisfaction of all men who are concerned. And we do further declare, that we will be ready to consent to any Act or Acts of Parliament to the purposes aforesaid, and for the full satisfaction of all arrears due to the officers and soldiers of the army under the command of General Monk; and that they shall be received into our service upon as good pay and conditions as they now enjoy.
Page 199 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 97 - Machiavel's method; which prescribes upon a total alteration of government, as a thing absolutely necessary, to cut off all the heads of those, and extirpate their families, who are friends to the old one. It was confidently reported, that, in the council of officers, it was more than once proposed, "that there might be a general massacre of all the royal party, as the only expedient to secure the government...
Page 206 - If the general distraction and confusion which is spread over the whole kingdom doth not awaken all men to a desire and longing that those wounds which have so many years together been kept bleeding may be bound up, all we can say will be to no purpose.
Page 92 - ... the want of custom. After he was confirmed and invested protector by The humble petition and advice, he consulted with very few upon any action of importance, nor communicated any enterprise he resolved upon with more than those who were to have principal parts in the execution of it; nor to them sooner than was absolutely necessary.

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