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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England
Edward Hyde Clarendon
No preview available - 2012
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Page 261 - For the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, And hath closed your eyes: The prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered.
Page 410 - He writ likewise to those of the nobility, and the heads of the several clans, " to draw such forces together, as they thought necessary to join with him ;" and he received answers from many of them, by which they desired him " to advance more into the land...
Page 432 - And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
Page 232 - He kept state to the full, which made his court very orderly ; no man presuming to be seen in a place where he had no pretence to be.
Page 261 - The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: But God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, And shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, And like a rolling thing before the whirlwind.
Page 244 - ... a new oath was prepared and established, which they called an engagement; the substance whereof was, that every man should swear, " that he would be true and faithful to the government established without king or house of peers...
Page 242 - WOE to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia : that sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, " Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto ; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled...
Page 222 - Windsor, not without purpose of a more violent prosecution ; the rumour whereof, though of so monstrous and incredible a nature, had called upon his piety to make this address to them ; who had at this time the power to choose, whether they would raise lasting monuments to themselves of loyalty and piety, by restoring their sovereign to his just rights, and their country to peace and happiness, a glory which had been seldom absolutely vouchsafed to so small a number of men, or to make themselves...
Page 513 - The King's army was no sooner defeated at Worcester, but the parliament renewed their old method of murdering in cold blood, and sent a commission to erect a high court of justice to persons of ordinary quality, many not being gentlemen, and all notoriously his enemies, to try the Earl of Derby for his treason and rebellion; which they easily found him guilty of, and put him to death in a town of his own...
Page 214 - ... which kind of education introduces men into the language and practice of business ; and if it be not resisted by the great ingenuity of the person, inclines young men to more pride than any other kind of breeding, and disposes them to be pragmatical and insolent.