The Life of Sir Henry Vane the Younger: With a History of the Events of His Time

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E. Nash, 1905 - 513 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 303 - Then to advise how war may best upheld Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage...
الصفحة 205 - The Reformation of Religion in the Kingdoms of England and Ireland, in Doctrine, Worship, Discipline and Government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best Reformed Churches...
الصفحة 204 - God's people in other nations, after mature deliberation, resolved and determined to enter into a mutual and solemn league and covenant, wherein we all subscribe, and each one of us for himself, with our hands lifted up to the most high God, do swear, I. That we shall sincerely, really and constantly, through the grace of God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the Church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, against...
الصفحة 237 - 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.
الصفحة 321 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
الصفحة 21 - That whereas, for several ill ends, the calling again of a parliament is divulged; though his majesty has shown, by frequent meetings with his people, his love to the use of parliaments ; yet the late abuse having, for the present, driven him unwillingly out of that course ; he will account it presumption for any one to prescribe to him any time for the calling of that assembly n.
الصفحة 237 - I am far from reflecting on any. I know the worth of those Commanders, Members of both Houses, who are yet in power: but if I may speak my conscience without reflection upon any, I do conceive if the Army be not put into another method...
الصفحة 151 - My lords, I have now troubled your lordships a great deal longer than I should have done. Were it not for the interest of these pledges, which a saint in heaven left me, I should be loth...
الصفحة 343 - ... convention of faithful, honest, and discerning men, chosen for that purpose by the free consent of the whole body...
الصفحة 236 - 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.

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