Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ...: With an ... Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard ...

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H. Colburn, 1828 - Great Britain
Mainly a record of the proceedings in Parliament.
 

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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, that the world may bear witness with our consciences of our loyalty, and that we have no thoughts or intentions to diminish...
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 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 208 - ... defence and maintenance of the same, he shall suffer the pains of death +, as in case of felony, without benefit of clergy...
Page 374 - I was there myself, and not a little weary of so tedious a service. The king was not allowed so much as to walk abroad on Sundays : and if at any time there had been any gaiety at court, such as dancing, or playing at cards, he was severely reproved for it.
Page 514 - Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse to give any certain account of what the mind at home in the spacious circuits of her musing hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope, and hardest attempting ; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model...
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!

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