A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Huntingdon ...: Accompanied with Biographical Notices of Eminent and Learned Men to Whom this County Has Given Birth ...

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Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1808 - Huntingdonshire (England) - 250 pages
 

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Page 369 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Page 415 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 365 - I came into the House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his...
Page 420 - A Declaration of the free and well-affected People of England now in Arms ' (or shortly to be in Arms) ' against the tyrant Oliver Cromwell...
Page 416 - FORASMUCH as, upon the dissolution of the late Parliament, it became necessary, that the peace, safety and good government of this Commonwealth should be provided for : And in order thereunto, divers Persons fearing God, and of approved Fidelity and Honesty, are, by myself with the advice of my Council of Officers, nominated...
Page 414 - You. are no Parliament, I say you are no Parliament ; I will put an end to your sitting ; call them in, call them in.
Page 365 - House well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled, for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor. His linen was plain, and' not very clean ; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar. His hat was without a hatband ; his...
Page 368 - ... that if the Remonstrance had been rejected he would have sold all he had the next morning, and never have seen England / more ; and he knew there were many other honest men of the same resolution.
Page 373 - I did tell him, you must get men of a spirit. And take it not ill what I say (I know you will not) of a spirit that is likely to go on as far as gentlemen will go, or else I am sure you will be beaten still ; I told him so, I did truly.
Page 362 - to take speedy and effectual course for the stay of eight ships, then in the river of Thames, prepared to go to New England, and for putting on land all the passengers and provisions therein intended for the voyage.

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