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" I can say in the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than undertaken such a government as this. "
The Works of Lord Morley - Page 392
by John Morley - 1921
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations

Oliver Cromwell, Thomas Carlyle - Great Britain - 1850
...the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, — I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep — [ Yes, your Highness ; it had been infinitely quieter, healthier, freer. But it is gone forever...
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Literary Criticisms and other papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856
...say in the presence of God, in comparison of whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have been glad to have lived under my wood-side, to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than have undertook such a government as this.' And many an ambitious statesman has exclaimed on his death-bed,...
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Oliver Cromwell

Francis Lister Hawks - 1856 - 330 pages
...say, in the presence of God, in comparison of whom. we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have been glad to have lived under my wood-side, to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than undertook such a government as this." He closed with the sentence : " I think it high time that an...
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Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches: including the supplement ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1859
...the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, — I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep — [Yes, your Highness; it had been infinitely quieter, healthier, freer. But it is gone for ever...
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English Puritanism and its leaders: Cromwell, Milton, Baxter, Bunyan

John Tulloch - Literary Criticism - 1861 - 488 pages
...can say in the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are but poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside,...rather than undertake such a government as this." A magnanimous pathos, surely, in this thought of his old quiet former life at such a time ! He reproached...
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The Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle: Oliver Cromwell's letters and ...

Thomas Carlyle - Chartism - 1864
...the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are hut like poor creeping ants upon the earth, — I would- have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep — [Yes, your Highness; it had been infinitely quieter, healthier, freer. But it is gone forever :...
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The Solitudes of Nature and of Man, Or, The Loneliness of Human Life

William Rounseville Alger - Solitude - 1867 - 412 pages
...say in the presence of God, in comparison of whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have been glad to have lived under my wood-side, to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertook such a government as this." Colbert, the great minister of Louis the Fourteenth,...
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the family treasury of sunday reading

rev. andrew cameron - 1867
...the presence of God — in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth — I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep." " I thought I had been doing that which was my duty, and thought it would have satisfied you. But if...
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On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration. A ...

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - Great Britain - 1867 - 510 pages
...the presence of God—in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth—I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep." " I thought I had been doing that which was my duty, and thought it would have satisfied you. But if...
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On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and the ..., Volume 1

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - Great Britain - 1868 - 510 pages
...in the presence of God—in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth —I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep." " I thought I had been doing that which was my duty, and thought it would have satisfied you. But if...
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