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" Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies. "
The Works of Lord Morley - Page 145
by John Morley - 1921
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A History of Modern Liberty, Volume 3

James Mackinnon - Europe - 1908
...Major-General Crawford (loth March 1644), who had imprisoned one of his subordinates as an Anabaptist, " the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with men...
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English Church History, Volume 3

Alfred Plummer - Great Britain - 1907 - 194 pages
...London on the 27th, and at Bristol 17th January 1657. colonel on account of erroneous doctrine : " Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. . . . Take heed of being sharp, or too easily sharpened by others, against those to whom you can object...
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History of English Congregationalism

R. W. Dale - Congregational churches - 1907 - 787 pages
...Crawford, who, as Cromwell thought, had treated an Anabaptist colonel unjustly. " Sir," wrote Cromwell, " the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it — that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with...
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English Church History, from the Death of Charles I. to the Death of William ...

Alfred Plummer - England - 1907 - 187 pages
...London on the 27th, and at Bristol 17th January 1657. colonel on account of erroneous doctrine : " Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. . . . Take heed of being sharp, or too easily sharpened by others, against those to whom you can object...
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The Covenanters: A History of the Church in Scotland from the ..., Volume 1

James King Hewison - Covenanters - 1908 - 1091 pages
...interest in the private concerns of the soul. 'Sir,' said Cromwell to MajorGeneral Crawford, a Scot, 'the State in choosing men to serve it takes no notice of their opinions, if they be willing to serve it faithfully ; that suffices.' Cromwell had the questions at issue discussed...
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The Early History of the Tories: From the Accession of Charles the Second to ...

Clement Boulton Roylance Kent - Great Britain - 1908 - 481 pages
...mitigate the struggle. Cromwell himself was capable of taking a largeminded view. ' Sir,' he exclaimed, ' the State in choosing men to serve it takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.' Chillingworth and Hales were two of those...
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Rhode Island Educational Circulars: Historical Series

Rhode Island. Office of Commissioner of Education - Rhode Island - 1908
...cashiered a captain because he was thought to be an Anabaptist; whereupon Cromwell wrote to him: "Sir, the State in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinion : if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies." The intimacy between Williams...
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Democracy and the Church

Samuel George Smith - Christian sociology - 1912 - 356 pages
...liberty since the days of that other apostle who wrote the epistle to the Galatians. Thus he says: ' ' The state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions." Gaining possession of the army, he reduced the Presbyterian generals from authority and once again...
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The American Colonies, 1583-1763

A. Wyatt Tilby - United States - 1912 - 302 pages
...protected.' He enunciated a doctrine as startling to his own puritan comrades as to the cavaliers. ' Sir, the state, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that suffices.' He made himself the political head of...
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South Africa, 1486-1913

A. Wyatt Tilby - Great Britain - 1914 - 632 pages
...whether he is a good man, — and then I want him,' said Rhodes in a speech on 23rd April 1891. ' Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, that suffices,' said Cromwell. The same doctrine in substance,...
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