Oliver Cromwell

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1901 - 319 páginas

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Página 276 - So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity That, when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt...
Página 200 - Hast reared God's trophies, and his work pursued ; While Darwen stream, with blood of Scots imbrued, And Dunbar field, resounds thy praises loud, And Worcester's laureate wreath...
Página 271 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Página 64 - Honest men served you faithfully in this action. Sir, they are trusty; I beseech you, in the name of God, not to discourage them. I wish this action may beget thankfulness and humility in all that are concerned in it. He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
Página 314 - Then," exclaimed the dying man, " I am safe ; for I know that I was once in grace." He then turned round, and prayed aloud "Lord," he said, "though I am a miserable and wretched creature, I am in covenant with Thee through grace ; and I may, I will, come to Thee, for thy people ! Thou hast made me, though very unworthy, a mean instrument to do them some good, and Thee service; and many of them have set too high a value upon me, though others wish, and would be glad of my death ; but, Lord, however...
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Página 44 - Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies.
Página 35 - Hints to Mothers on the Management of their Health during the Period of Pregnancy and in the Lying-in Room. By T.
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