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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: Including the Supplement to the ...

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1868
...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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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 5

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1872
...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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King and Commonwealth, a history of the Great rebellion [by B.M. Gardiner ...

Bertha Meriton Gardiner - Great Britain - 1874 - 198 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, rather then undertaken such a government as this. But undertaking it by the Advice and Petition of you, *...
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Beeton's Public speaker, a collection of specimens of British and foreign ...

1875
...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 undertook such a government as this is ; but undertaking it by the advice and petition of you, I did...
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King and Commonwealth: A History of Charles I. and the Great Rebellion

Bertha Meriton Cordery Gardiner, James Surtees Phillpotts, B. Cordery (Meriton) - Great Britain - 1876 - 399 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, rather than undertaken such a government as this. But undertaking it by the Advice and Petition of your I did look...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 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, rather than undertaken such a government as this. But undertaking it by the advice and petition of you, I did look...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...in the presence of God, in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, bert" GY- undertaken such a government as this. But undertaking it by the advice and petition of you, I did look...
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On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration ...

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - English fiction - 1877 - 508 pages
...— in comparison with whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth — I would have heen glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a flock of sheep." " I thought I had been doing that whict was my duty, and thought it would have satisfied you. - But...
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Great orators, statesmen, and divines, brief lives with specimens of ...

Great orators - 1881
...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. But, undertaking it by the advice and petition of you, I did...
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Philips' historical readers, Issue 4

Philip George and son, ltd - 1883
...adding, " Let God be judge betwixt you and me." He undoubtedly spoke from the heart when he said, " I would have been glad to have lived under my woodside, to have kept a nock of sheep, than to have undertaken such a government." 13 Death of Cromwell. — It is in his untiring...
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