Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, with Elucidations, Volumes 3-5

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Page 219 - Mercy and truth are met together ; righteousness and peace have kissed each other. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
Page 156 - Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
Page 219 - I will hear what God the Lord will speak: for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly. Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him ; that glory may dwell in our land.
Page 221 - There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved: God shall help her, and that right early. The heathen raged, the kingdoms were moved: he uttered his voice, the earth melted.
Page 221 - He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth : he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder ; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
Page 155 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away ; blessed be the Name of the Lord ! — "His Highness," says Harvey,3 "being at Hampton Court, sickened a little before the Lady Elizabeth died.
Page 20 - are most of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and,' said I, ' their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons and persons of quality; do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courage and resolution in them...
Page 210 - I have known in my experience abominable murders quitted ; and to see men lose their lives for petty matters ! This is a thing that God will reckon for ; and I wish it may not lie upon this nation a day longer than you have an opportunity to give a remedy; and I hope I shall cheerfully join with you in it.
Page 209 - I think I may say it, I have as eminent Judges in this land as have been had, as the Nation has had, for these many years. [Hale and, others; yea,f\ — Truly I could be particular, as to the executive part [of it], as to the administration [of the Law] ; but that would trouble you.
Page 143 - Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up. After two days will he revive us: in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.

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