The Works of Thomas Carlyle: Oliver Cromwell's letters and speeches, with elucidations

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Chapman and Hall, 1897

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Page 317 - Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my Spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Page 237 - Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.
Page 237 - They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not...
Page 215 - Honest men served you faithfully in this action. Sir, they are trusty ; I beseech you, in the name of God, not to discourage them.
Page 215 - Sir, this is none other but the hand of God ; and to Him alone belongs the glory, wherein none are to share with Him. The General served you with all faithfulness and honour ; and the best commendation I can give him is, that I dare say he attributes all to God, and would rather perish than assume to himself, which is an honest and a...
Page 101 - You know what my manner of life hath been. Oh, I lived in and loved darkness, and hated the light. I was a chief, the chief of sinners. This is true; I hated godliness, yet God had mercy on me.
Page 188 - Truly England and the Church of God hath had a great favour from the Lord, in this great victory given unto us, such as the like never was since this war began. It had all the evidences of an absolute victory obtained by the Lord's blessing upon the Godly Party principally.
Page 182 - Take heed of being sharp, or too easily sharpened by others, against those to whom you can object little but that they square not with you in every opinion concerning matters of religion.
Page 111 - 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...
Page 188 - Sir, you know my own trials this way .-1 but the Lord supported me with this, That the Lord took him into the happiness we all pant for and live for.

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