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THE

HISTORY

F THE

REBELLION AND CIVIL WARS

IN

ENGLAND,

TO WHICH IS ADDED

AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE AFFAIRS OF IRELAND,

BY

EDWARD EARL OF CLARENDON.

A NEW EDITION,
EXHIBITING A FAITHFUL COLLATION OF THE ORIGINAL MS.,

WITH ALL THE SUPPRESSED PASSAGES;

ALSO

THE UNPUBLISHED NOTES OF BISHOP WARBURTON.

VOL. IV.

OXFORD,

AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.

MDCCCXXVI.

THE

HISTORY

OF THE

REBELLION,

BY

EDWARD EARL OF CLARENDON.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

Krique és kel. Thucyd.

Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat. Cicero.

THE

HISTORY

OF THE

REBELLION, &c.

BOOK VII.

a Mic. iii. 11. The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof

teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money:
yet will they lean upon the Lord, and say, Is not the
Lord among us? none evil can come upon us.

Mic. vii. 4.
The best of them is as a brier ; the most upright is sharper

than a thorn-hedge : the day of thy watchmen and thy
visitation cometh ; now shall be their perplexity.a

VII.

he sun

WHEN the treaty was first consented to by the BOOK two houses, they ordered that it should be upon the

1643. first proposition made by his majesty, and the first proposition made by themselves, and that those of the deshould be first concluded on, before they proceeded conces

sions of to treat upon any of the other propositions. So that both sides the committee, in the first place, applied themselves “P

mands and

pon the

a Mic. iii. 11. The heads-perplexity.] Not in MS. VOL. IV.

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