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 428 - But he tells me the newes how the King of France hath, in defiance to the King of England, caused all his footmen to be put into vests, 2 and that the noblemen of France will do the like...
Página 392 - We are here a dozen of us that have long known and loved, and served our dead commander, Sir Christopher Mings, and have now done the last office of laying him in the ground. We would be glad we had any other to offer after him, and in revenge of him. All we have is our lives; if you will please to get His Royal Highness to give us a fireship among us all, here...
Página 563 - Son William, if you and your Friends keep to your plain way of preaching, and keep to your plain way of living, you will make an end of the priests to the end of the world.
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 421 - 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 286 - To church, where I found that my coming in a perriwigg did not prove so strange as I was afraid it would, for I thought that all the church would presently have cast their eyes all upon me, but I found no such thing.2 9th.
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 259 - Now, after all this, I can say, that, besides the pleasure of the sight of these glorious things, I may now shut my eyes against any other objects, nor for the future trouble myself to see things of state and show, as being sure never to see the like again in this world.
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.