The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641, Band 6


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Seite 630 - Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Seite 602 - He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see, by experience, what mighty things they could do if they were resolved, and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon water ; and though he hath been very well imitated and followed, he was the first that gave the example of that kind of naval courage and bold and resolute achievements...
Seite 419 - King had been so well acquainted with, that he could not but send his eyes abroad to view the great alterations which had been made there, after his departure from thence : and when he rode near the place where the great fort had stood, he could not forbear putting his horse out of the way, and rode with his mistress behind him round about it.
Seite 652 - ... persons, would be a general mortification to all of the religion in France ; with whom they were heartily offended ; and a part of the army was forthwith ordered to march towards Nismes, to see this executed with the utmost rigour.
Seite 650 - Maynard, who was of council with the prisoner, demanded his liberty with great confidence, both upon the illegality of the commitment, and the illegality of the imposition, as being laid without any lawful authority. The judges could not maintain or defend either, and enough declared what their sentence would be, and therefore the protector's attorney required a farther day to answer what had been urged.
Seite 601 - ... the Spaniards comforted themselves with the belief, that they were devils and not men who had destroyed them in such a manner.
Seite 601 - ... to all the cannon from the shore ; which thundered upon them. However, they resolved to do what was in their power ; and so, discharging their broadsides upon the forts and land, where they did great execution, they set...
Seite 718 - People of thefe Nations, that have engaged for their Rights in Defence of the Parliament, and the great and main Ends of the Covenant, for uniting and making the Lord's Name one in the Three Nations. And...
Seite 648 - Without doubt, no man with more wickedness ever attempted any thing, or brought to pass what he desired more wickedly, more in the face and contempt of religion and moral honesty; yet wickedness as great as his could never have accomplished those trophies, without the assistance of a great spirit, an admirable circumspection and sagacity, and a most magnanimous resolution.
Seite 602 - ... and his men out of danger ; which had been held in former times a point of great ability and circumspection; as if the principal art requisite in the captain of a ship had been to be sure to come home safe again. He was the first man...

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