Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 1

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Chapman and Hall, 1871 - Great Britain
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Page 289 - Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Page 214 - Their idols are silver and gold : the work of men's hands. They have mouths, but they speak not : eyes have they, but they see not ; They have ears, but they hear not...
Page 230 - Dear Heart, press on; let not husband, let not anything cool thy affections after Christ. I hope he will be an occasion to inflame them. That which is best worthy of love in thy husband is that of the image of Christ he bears. Look on that, and love it best, and all the rest for that.
Page 213 - They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not...
Page 192 - He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
Page 87 - He giveth me to see light in His light. One beam in a dark place hath exceeding much refreshment in it: blessed be His Name for shining upon so dark a heart as mine ! You know what my manner of life hath been. Oh, I lived in and loved darkness, and hated the light; I was a chief, the chief of sinners. This is true : I hated godliness, yet God had mercy on me.
Page 167 - Let this drink-up your sorrow; seeing these are not feigned words to comfort you, but the thing is so real and undoubted a truth. You may do all things by the strength of Christ. Seek that, and you shall easily bear your trial. Let this public mercy to the Church of God make you to forget your private sorrow. The Lord be your strength...
Page 175 - ... casting off all lingering proceedings, like those of soldiers of fortune beyond sea, to spin out a war, we shall make the kingdom weary of us, and hate the name of a parliament.
Page 265 - There are rumours abroad of some intended attempt on his Majesty's person. Therefore I pray have a care of your guards. If any such thing should be done, it would be accounted a most horrid act.
Page 230 - And thus to be a seeker is to be of the best sect next to a finder; and such an one shall every faithful humble seeker be at the end.

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