Memoirs of the protectorate-house of Cromwell: deduced from an early period, and continued down to the present time

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Pearson and Rollason, sold by R. Baldwin, London, 1784
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Page 330 - Surely, madam,' he replied, and they withdrew to another apartment ; upon which she told him, with great composure, 'that he had in the grossest manner belied and abused the most pious man that ever lived ; that Cromwell's blood that flowed in her veins would not allow her to pass over the indignities cast on his memory in her presence ; that she could not handle a sword, but that she could fire a pistol as well as he, and she demanded immediate satisfaction to the injured honour of her family...
Page 254 - Judges (p. 35) quoting from Noble, he became one of the commissioners of the revenues, and in the same year represented the city of Edinburgh in parliament at a council held at Whitehall, May 4, 1655. He was appointed one of the nine counsellors of the kingdom of Scotland, and the same year keeper of the great seal of that nation and allowed Ł2000 annually.
Page 310 - ... which fhe apprehends to be fuitable to the prefent occafion, (and whatever comes in fuch circumftances, is fure to come with a power and evidence, which, to fuch a heated imagination, will appear to be divine and fupernatural,) thence forward no intreaties nor perfuafions, no force...
Page 457 - My lord, you are a good man, and have great influence ; you can do much for me at this time...
Page 311 - ... to the demands of a poor woman, and had heard the cries of a family too long kept out of their money ; for, how...
Page 456 - The king was deeply struck by the manner, the freedom, and the spirit of this unexpected rebuke. A total silence ensued, while the galled countenance of James seemed to shrink from the horrid remembrance. In a minute or two, however, he recovered himself enough to say, ' Mr Kiffin, I shall find a balsam for that sore...
Page 322 - ... no perfon fhould come near the room, except a man appointed to attend ; their dinner, which was ordered at four, was put off, from time to time, till paft eleven at night ^ they then came down, took a very fhort repaft, and immediately all fet off poft, many for London, and fome for the quarters of the army.
Page 509 - Albemarle, honored with the garter, and as many other titles and places as he would accept. The dukedom became extinct in his fon.
Page 307 - ... or the remains of better times will allow her: and about the clofe of evening, to ride in her chaife, or on her pad, to a neighbouring...
Page 330 - The gentleman was exceedingly amazed at the oddnefs of this addrefs -, but, as he happened to carry about him good fenfe enough to teach him how to...

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