Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: with Elucidations, Volume 2

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Thomas Carlyle
Wiley & Putnam, 1845 - Great Britain - 246 pages
 

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Page 403 - 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 300 - 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 52 - As smoke is driven away, so drive them away : As wax melteth before the fire, So let the wicked perish at the presence of GOD.
Page 247 - Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him: That glory may dwell in our land. 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 249 - God is our refuge and strength : A very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed : And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled: Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.
Page 139 - That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments...
Page 52 - Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.
Page 28 - You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!
Page 91 - This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God, having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
Page 387 - 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.

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