Memorials of the professional life and times of Sir William Penn ...: From 1644 to 1670, Volumen 2

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J. Duncan, 1833
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Página 521 - Given under my hand and seal at this day of ' AD Form of Warrant of Committal.
Página 359 - Penn, and having regard to the memory and merits of his late father, in divers services, and particularly to his conduct, courage, and discretion, under our dearest brother James, duke of York, in that signal battle and victory fought and obtained against the Dutch fleet commanded by the Heer Van Opdam, in the year 1665...
Página 352 - Commander-in-chief about the tenth ship from the van; the second in command about the twelfth from the rear, leaving the van of the enemy unoccupied ; the succeeding ships breaking through in all parts, astern of their leaders, and engaging the enemy at the muzzles of their guns.
Página 418 - I find the Duke of Albemarle at dinner with sorry company, some of his officers of the Army: dirty dishes and a nasty wife at table, and bad meat, of which I made but an ill dinner.
Página 11 - The Laws of England are so interwoven with the power and practice of Monarchy, that to settle a Government without something of Monarchy...
Página 392 - Sir W. Coventry was herewith much moved, (as well as I, who could hardly abstain from weeping,) and took their names, and so parted ; telling me that he would move His Royal Highness as in a thing very extraordinary, which was done.
Página 240 - I stood in the Strand and beheld it, and blessed God. And all this was done without one drop of blood shed, and by that very army which rebelled against him : but it was the Lord's doing, for such a restoration was never mentioned in any history, ancient or modern, since the return of the Jews from their Babylonish captivity ; nor so joyful a day and so bright ever seen in this nation, this happening when to expect or effect it was past all human policy.
Página 562 - Let nothing in this world tempt you to wrong your conscience ; I charge you, do nothing against your conscience; so will you keep peace at home, which will be a feast to you in a day of trouble.
Página 422 - I up to the top of Barking steeple, and there saw the saddest sight of desolation that I ever saw; every where great fires, oyle-cellars, and brimstone, and other things burning. I became afraid to stay there long, and therefore down again as fast as I could, the fire being spread as far as I could see it; and to Sir W.
Página 380 - The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it ; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.

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