A Narrative by John Ashburnham of His Attendance on King Charles the First from Oxford to the Scotch Army, and from Hampton-Court to the Isle of Wight ... to which is Prefixed a Vindication of His Character ... and Conduct, from the Misrepresentations of Lord Clarendon, المجلد 1

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Payne and Foss, 1830

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الصفحة 382 - Take but degree away, untune that string, And, hark! what discord follows; each thing meets In mere oppugnancy: the bounded waters Should lift their bosoms higher than the shores, And make a sop of all this solid globe...
الصفحة 321 - Nomentanus?" pergis pugnantia secum frontibus adversis componere. non ego avarum cum veto te fieri, vappam iubeo ac nebulonem. est inter Tanain quiddam socerumque Viselli : 105 est modus in rebus, sunt certi denique fines, quos ultra citraque nequit consistere rectum.
الصفحة 266 - Buckingham's death, after which those showers fell very rarely ; and he paused too long in giving, which made those to whom he gave less sensible of the benefit. He kept state to the full, which made his court very orderly, no man presuming to be seen in a place where he had no pretence to be. He saw and observed men long before he received them about his person ; and did not love strangers, nor very confident men.
الصفحة 49 - The bloody corse, and count those glorious wounds. How beautiful is death when earned by virtue ! Who would not be that youth ? What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country ! Why sits this sadness on your brows, my friends ? I should have blushed if Cato's house had stood Secure and flourished in a civil war.
الصفحة 396 - ... that the King should immediately cause the woman to be sent to the Tower, and to be cast into a dungeon, under so strict a guard that no person living should be permitted to come to her, and then that an Act of Parliament should be immediately passed for the cutting off her head, to which he would not only give his consent, but would very willingly be the first man that should propose it.
الصفحة 26 - ... was resolved to make secretary Nicholas master of the wards ; " and " then," (these were his majesty's own words,) " I " must make Ned Hyde secretary of state, for the " truth is, I can trust nobody else.
الصفحة 394 - It cannot be imagined how wonderfully fearful some persons in France were that he should have made his escape, and the dread they had of his coming thither...
الصفحة 367 - Ordinance for 500 1. per annum to be settled upon you and your heirs. This was done with smoothness; your friends were not wanting to you. I know thy burden; this is an addition to it: the Lord direct and sustain thee.
الصفحة 246 - Fairfax ; who* wished nothing that Cromwell did, and yet contributed to bring it all to pass...
الصفحة 289 - ... what others thought of him, but what he himself conceived, and how much it would darken all his glories, if he should become a slave to his own ambition...

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