Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell, from 1656 to 1659: Now First Published from the Original Autograph Manuscript. With an Introduction, Containing an Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard, Esq. M.P., Also Now First Printed, Volume 3

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Henry Colburn, 1828 - Great Britain

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Page 128 - Mars the other ; Till conqueror Death discover them scarce men, Rolling in brutish vices and deform'd, Violent or shameful death their due reward. But if there be in glory aught of good, It may by means far different be attain'd, Without ambition, war, or violence ; By deeds of peace, by wisdom eminent, By patience, temperance...
Page 109 - III. We shall with the same sincerity, reality and constancy, in our several vocations, endeavour with our estates and lives mutually to preserve the rights and privileges of the Parliaments, and the liberties of the kingdoms, and to preserve and defend the King's Majesty's person and authority, in the preservation and defence of the true religion and liberties of the kingdoms...
Page 8 - The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Page 52 - ... over and above his costs and charges by him about his suit in this behalf expended to , and for those costs and charges to forty shillings.
Page 424 - When in his courtiers' ears I pour my plaint, They drink it as the Nectar of the Great; And squeeze my hand, and beg me come to-morrow.
Page 585 - Henry the eighth, if all the pictures and patterns of a merciless prince were lost in the world, they might all again be painted to the life out of the story of this king.
Page vi - German gentry usually carry about them for that purpose) ; and Sir Henry Wotton, consenting to the motion, took an occasion, from some accidental discourse of the present company, to write a pleasant definition of an ambassador...
Page iv - London, do now hereby, with one full voice, and consent of tongue and heart, publish and proclaim, that the high and mighty prince George, elector of...
Page 162 - Close by, suggest a greater argument. His thoughts rise higher when he does reflect On what the world may from that star expect Which at his birth appeared, to let us see Day, for his sake, could with the night agree; 130 A prince, on whom such different lights did smile, Born the divided world to reconcile!
Page 540 - ... a kind of still roar or loud whisper. It is the great exchange of all discourse, and no business whatsoever but is here stirring and a-foot. It is the synod of all pates politick, jointed and laid together in most serious posture, and they are not half so busy at the parliament.

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