A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the Restoration; with an Introduction, Tracing the Progress of Society, and of the Constitution, from the Feudal Times to the Opening of the History ; and Including a Particular Examination of Mr. Hume's Statements Relative to the Character of the English Government, Volume 4
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Page 56 - He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
Page 212 - There is but one stage more, this stage is turbulent and troublesome, it is a short one ; but you may consider it will soon carry you a very great way, it will carry you from earth to heaven ; and there you will find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort.
Page 56 - Sir, this is none other but the hand of God ; and to Him alone belongs the glory, wherein none are to share with Him. The General served you with all faithfulness and honour : and the best commendation I can give him is, That I daresay he attributes all to God, and would rather perish than assume to himself.
Page 70 - And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
Page 184 - Charles Stuart, being admitted King of England, and therein trusted with a limited power to govern by and according to the laws of the land, and not otherwise ; and by his trust, oath, and office being obliged to use the power committed to him for the good and benefit of the people, and for the preservation of their rights and liberties; yet, nevertheless, out of a wicked design to erect and uphold in himself an unlimited and tyrannical power, to rule according to his will...
Page 293 - ... were, after the first repulse given, made by the Lord of hosts as stubble to their swords.
Page 185 - ... a wicked design to erect and uphold in himself an unlimited and tyrannical power to rule according to his will, and to overthrow the rights and liberties of the people...
Page 292 - House, and observing this posture, I told him I thought it did give us an opportunity and advantage to attempt upon the enemy, to which he immediately replied, that he had thought to have said the same thing to me. So that it pleased the Lord to set this apprehension upon both of our hearts, at the same instant. We called for Colonel Monk, and showed him the thing; and coming to our quarters at night, and demonstrating our apprehensions to some of the colonels, they also cheerfully concurred.