History of Oliver Cromwell and the English Commonwealth: From the Execution of Charles the First to the Death of Cromwell, Volumen 1

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Página 96 - 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 144 - He was a strong man," so intimates Charles Harvey, who knew him: "in the dark perils of war, in the high places of the field, hope shone in him like a pillar of fire, when it had gone out in all the others.
Página 180 - The dimensions of this mercy are above my thoughts. It is, for aught I know, a crowning mercy. Surely, if it be not, such a one we shall have, if this provoke those that are concerned in it to thankfulness ; and the Parliament to do the will of Him who hath done His will for it, and for the Nation; — whose good pleasure it is to establish the Nation and the Change of the Government, by making the People so willing to the defence thereof, and so signally blessing the endeavours of your servants...
Página 357 - 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 96 - The next day, the other two Towers were summoned ; in one of which was about six or seven score ; but they refused to yield themselves : and we knowing that hunger must compel .them, set only good guards to secure them from running away until their stomachs were come down. From one of the said Towers, notwithstanding their condition, they killed and wounded some of our men. When they submitted, their officers...
Página 355 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Página 141 - as' with that condition the Parliament's Army was in when it made its hard conditions with the King in Cornwall.** By some reports that have come to us, they had disposed of us, and of their business, in sufficient revenge and wrath towards our persons; and had swallowed up the poor Interest of England; believing that their Army and their King would have marched to London without any interruption...
Página 137 - To all that are Saints and Partakers of the Faith of God's Elect, in Scotland, and Proclamation To the People of Scotland in general.
Página 141 - how will you fight, when you have shipped half of your men, and all your great guns ? ' The Soldier replied, ' Sir, if you please to draw down your men, you shall find both men and great guns too...
Página 314 - The Laws of England are so interwoven with the power and practice of Monarchy, that to settle a Government without something of Monarchy...

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