Oliver Cromwell: A Play by John Drinkwater

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Houghton Mifflin, 1921 - 96 pages

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Page 78 - O praise the LORD, all ye nations : praise him, all ye people. For his merciful kindness is great toward us : and the truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.
Page 11 - A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and th
Page 18 - The Lord, ye know, is God indeed ; Without our aid he did us make : We are his flock, he doth us feed, And for his sheep he doth us take.
Page 78 - Honest men served you faithfully in this action. Sir, they are trusty ; I beseech you, in the name of God, not to discourage them. I wish this action may beget thankfulness and humility in all that are concerned in it. 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 9 - ... plenty-dropping hand That soils my land, And giv'st me, for my bushel sown, Twice ten for one ; Thou mak'st my teeming hen to lay Her egg each day ; Besides, my healthful ewes to bear Me twins each year ; The while the conduits of my kine Run cream, for wine : All these, and better, thou dost send Me, to this end, — That I should render, for my part...
Page 77 - Sir, this is none other but the hand of God; and to Him alone belongs the glory, wherein none are to share with Him.
Page 79 - That when I saw the Enemy draw up and march in gallant order towards us, 'and we a company of poor ignorant men, to seek how to order our battle, — the General having commanded me to order all the Horse, — I could not, riding alone about my business, but smile out to God in praises, in assurance of victory, because God would, by things that are not, bring to naught things that are. Of which I had great assurance ; and God did it.

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