The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Cctions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return, Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660, المجلد 2،الجزء 2

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الصفحة 495 - Cooper had been the year before removed from that charge ; and was thereby so much disobliged, that he quitted the king's party, and gave himself up, body and soul, to the service of the parliament, with an implacable animosity against the royal interest.
الصفحة 658 - ... is, so much of them, as they thought would asperse either of their majesties, and improve the prejudice they had raised against them ; and concealed other parts, which would have vindicated them...
الصفحة 651 - Cambden-house ; which had brought no other benefit to the public, than the enriching the licentious governor thereof; who exercised an illimited tyranny over the whole country, and took his leave of it, in wantonly burning the noble structure, where he had too long inhabited, and which, not many years before, had cost above thirty thousand pounds the building.
الصفحة 701 - Caufe, without making the leaft attempt, or in any "degree looking after the Enemy ; whilft the Rebels, by "formal Sieges, took in the Garrifons of Bridgewater, Sher" borne, and Briflol, and many other important holds. UPON the whole matter, comparing his Words, and his Actions, laying his doing and his not doing together, they concluded, " that if he had been confederate with the Enemy, " and been corrupted to betray the Weft, he could not have " taken a more effectual way to do it ; fince he had...
الصفحة 680 - I must avow to all my friends, that he that will stay with me at this time, must expect, and resolve, either to die for a good cause, or, which is worse, to live...
الصفحة 629 - Eflex, the party that fleered, had caufed him to be fent with a body of horfe into the Weft, to relieve Taunton, that he might be abfent at the time when the other officers delivered their...
الصفحة 481 - ... degree that can be imagined. He was now become very deaf, yet often pretended not to have heard what he did not then contradict, and thought fit afterwards to disclaim. He was a man of few words, and of great compliance, and usually delivered that as his opinion, which he foresaw would be grateful to the king.
الصفحة 574 - ... shall be added no more in this place, (his memory deserving a particular celebration,) than that his learning, piety, and virtue, have been attained, by very few, and the greatest of his infirmities are common to all, even to the best men.
الصفحة 481 - The general, though he had been, without doubt, a very good officer, and had great experience, and was still a man of unquestionable courage and integrity ; yet he was now much decayed in his parts, and, with the long continued custom of immoderate drinking, dozed in his understanding, which had been never quick and vigorous; he having been always illiterate to the greatest degree that can be imagined.
الصفحة 507 - He was a very fine gentleman, active, and full of courage, and most accomplished in those qualities of horsemanship, dancing, and fencing, which accompany a good breeding ; in which his delight was. Besides that, he was amorous in poetry and music...

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