Life of Oliver Cromwell, Volumen 2

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Constable and Company, 1829
 

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Página 51 - The Lord at thy right hand: Shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath. He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the places with the dead bodies : He shall wound the heads over many countries.
Página 151 - Sir, we have heard what you did at the House in the morning, and before many hours all England will hear it : but, Sir,, you are mistaken to think that the Parliament is dissolved ; for no power under heaven can dissolve them but themselves : therefore take you notice of that.
Página 225 - Give them consistency of judgment, one heart, and mutual love ; and go on to deliver them, and with the work of reformation ; and make the name of Christ glorious in the world. Teach those who look too much on Thy instruments, to depend more upon Thyself. Pardon such as desire to trample upon the dust of a poor worm, for they are Thy People too. And pardon the folly of this short Prayer : Even for Jesus Christ's sake. And give us a good night, if it be Thy pleasure. Amen.
Página 302 - ... and to command them victoriously at last ; to over-run each corner of the three nations, and overcome with equal facility both the riches of the south and the poverty of the north ; to be feared and courted by all foreign princes, and adopted a brother...
Página 240 - His wife and children were setting up for principality, which suited no better with any of them than scarlet on the ape; only, to speak the truth of himself, he had much natural greatness, and well became the place he had usurped. His daughter Fleetwood was humbled, and not exalted with these things, but the rest were insolent fools.
Página 22 - I am persuaded that this is a righteous judgment of God upon these barbarous wretches, who have imbrued their hands in so much innocent blood ; and that it will tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future. Which are the satisfactory grounds to such actions, which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret.
Página 302 - ... the estates and lives of three kingdoms as much at his disposal, as was the little inheritance of his father, and to be as noble and liberal in the spending of them ; and lastly, (for there is no end of all the particulars of his glory) to bequeath all this with one word to his posterity ; to die with peace...
Página 301 - What can be more extraordinary than that a person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often raised men to the highest dignities, should have the courage to attempt, and the happiness to succeed in, so improbable a design as the destruction of one of the most antient, and most solidly founded monarchies upon the earth?
Página 21 - ... them, were ordered by me to put them all to the sword. And, indeed, being in the heat of action, I forbade them to spare any that were in arms in the town ; and, I think, that night they put to the sword about...
Página 28 - As for your carrying away any artillery or ammunition, that you brought not with you, or ' that ' hath not come to you since you had the command of that place, — I must deny you that ; expecting you to leave it as you found it. ' As ' for that which you mention concerning liberty of conscience, I meddle not with any man's conscience.

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