A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the Restoration; with an Introduction, Tracing the Progress of Society, and of the Constitution, from the Feudal Times to the Opening of the History ; and Including a Particular Examination of Mr. Hume's Statements Relative to the Character of the English Government, Band 3

Bell & Bradfute, 1822

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Seite 431 - ... wholly bound to obey the commands of his majesty, signified by both houses of parliament : and are resolved, by God's help, to keep this city accordingly.
Seite 540 - For what do the enemy say? Nay, what do many say that were friends at the beginning of the Parliament ? Even this, that the members of both houses have got great places and commands, and the sword into their hands ; and, what by interest in Parliament, what by power in the army, will perpetually continue themselves in grandeur, and not permit the war speedily to end, lest their own power should determine with it.
Seite 540 - But this I would recommend to your prudence, not to insist upon any complaint or oversight of any Commander-in-chief upon any occasion whatsoever. For as I must acknowledge myself guilty of oversights, so I know they can rarely be avoided in military affairs.
Seite 496 - The Committee sat in the Queen's Court; and Oliver Cromwell being one of them, appeared much concerned to countenance the Petitioners, who were numerous together with their Witnesses; the Lord Mandevil being likewise present .as a party, and by the direction of the Committee sitting covered. Cromwell, who had never before been heard to speak in the House of Commons...
Seite 122 - Put not your trust in princes, nor in the sons of men, for in them there is no salvation."*** He was soon able, however, to collect his courage; and he prepared himself to suffer the fatal sentence.
Seite 497 - ... interest could never have been the same. In the end, his whole carriage was so tempestuous, and his behaviour so insolent, that the Chairman found himself obliged to reprehend him : and to tell him, That if he ' Mr. Cromwell ' proceeded in the same manner, he' Mr. Hyde 'would presently adjourn the Committee, and the next morning complain to the House of him. Which he never forgave ; and took all occasions afterwards to pursue him with the utmost malice and revenge, to his death,
Seite 258 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Seite 377 - Come, my boys, my brave boys, let us pray heartily and fight heartily. I will run the same fortunes and hazards with you. Remember, the cause is for God, and for the defence of yourselves, your wives, and children. Come, my honest brave boys, prayheartily and fight heartily, and God will bless us.
Seite 540 - War, — casting off all lingering proceedings like 'those of soldiers-of-fortune beyond sea, to spin out a war, — we shall make the kingdom weary of us, and hate the name of a Parliament. For what do the enemy say? Nay, what do many say that were...
Seite 264 - I can hit right, I warrant you," and they not suffering the said door according to the custom of Parliament to be shut, but said they would have the door open, and if any opposition were against them, they made no question but they should make their party good, and that they would...

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