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" Never," replied Godwin the preacher. "Then I am safe," said the man whose last years had been stained by cruelty and tyranny; "for I am sure I was once in a state of grace. "
A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character and Manners - Page 156
by Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1995 - 208 pages
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to ...

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1803
...final reprobation? " Nothing more certain," replied the divine. "Then I am safe," said Cromwell, " for I am sure I was once in a state of grace." He died on the third of September, a day which he .had always considered as propitious to himi in the...
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A course of sermons, preached at Great St. Mary's church ... during ...

William Sharpe - 1817
...to him. He asked one of his preachers, if the doctrine were true that the elect could never fall, or suffer a final reprobation. " Nothing more certain,"...Then I am safe" said the protector, " for I am sure that once I was in a state of grace."* Such times, we trust, are gone for ever, butthe religious opinions,...
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An Historical View of the English Government: From the Settlement ..., Volume 3

John Millar - Constitutional history - 1818
...Godwin, one of his preachers, whether the doctrine was true, that the elect could never fall, or suffer final reprobation ? " Nothing more certain," replied...I am safe/' said the protector, " for " I am sure that once I was in a state of " grace." So much of the original leaven remained, that he still was...
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Memoirs of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons, Richard and ...

Oliver Cromwell - History - 1821
...from grace ? which the Doctor answering in the negative, the Protector replied, " Then I am safe ; for I am sure I was once in a state of grace." After giving the forementioned passages in proof of Cromwell's supposed enthusiasm, he (Dr. Harris),...
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The History of the Puritans: Or, Protestant Nonconformists, from ..., Volume 4

Daniel Neal - Great Britain - 1822
...Ladfall from grace? which the doctor answering in the negative, the protector replied, " Then I am safe, for I am sure I was once in a state of grace."* About twelve hours before he died he lay very quiet, when major Butler being in his chamber, says he...
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Hume and Smollett Abridged, and Continued to the Accession of George IV.

David Hume, John Robinson - Great Britain - 1824 - 501 pages
...Cromwell asked Goodwin, one of his preachers, if it were true that the elect could never fall or suffer final reprobation ? " Nothing more certain," replied...Then I am safe,'' said the protector, " for I am sure that i .was once in a state of grace." He died on the third of September, a day which he had always...
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History of the Commonwealth of England: Oliver, lord protector

William Godwin - Great Britain - 1828 - 696 pages
...condition of the reprobate? And, being answered in the affirmative, he rejoined, "Then I am safe ; for I am sure I was once in a state of grace f." — If this anecdote is true, it may serve to shew how sincere Cromwel was in his religious opinions....
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The History of England, Volume 7

David Hume - Great Britain - 1826
...asked Goodwin, one of his preachers, if the doctrine were true, that the elect could never fall, or suffer a final reprobation. " Nothing more certain,"...Then I am safe," said the protector ; " for I am sure that once I was in a state of grace." His physicians were sensible of the perilous condition to which...
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The chronological historian; or A record of public events ..., Volume 1

William Toone - 1826
...Whether a man could fall from grace? To which being answered, he coold not, be replied, "1 am safe, for I am sure I was once in a state of grace." He had twice triumphed over his enemies on the 3d of September, (the day he died) from whence his friends...
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Hume and Smollett's Celebrated History of England, from Its First Settlement ...

David Hume, John Robinson - Great Britain - 1827 - 496 pages
...Cromwell asked GoodWm, one of his preachers, if it were true that the elect could never fall or suffer final reprobation? "Nothing more certain," replied...Then I am safe," said the protector, " for I am sure that I was once in a state of grace." He died on the third of September, a day which he had always...
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