Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 1

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Page 312 - NOT unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.
Page 311 - 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 410 - Turn you at my reproof; behold I will pour out my spirit upon you. I will make known my words unto you.
Page 336 - Dear Heart, press on ; let not Husband, let not anything cool thy affections after Christ. I hope he ' will be an occasion to inflame them. That which is best worthy of love in thy Husband is that of the image of Christ he bears. Look on that, and love it best, and all the rest for that.
Page 252 - At his fall, his horse being killed with the bullet, and as I am informed three horses more, I am told he bid them, Open to the right and left, that he might see the rogues run. Truly he was exceedingly beloved in the Army, of all that knew him. But few knew him; for he was a precious young man, fit for God. You have cause to bless the Lord. He is a glorious Saint in Heaven; wherein you ought exceedingly to rejoice.
Page 154 - I came one morning into the 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 stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side, his countenance swollen and reddish, his...
Page 251 - Sir, you know my own trials this way :l but the Lord supported me with this, That the Lord took him into the happiness we all pant for and live for.
Page 262 - For what do the enemy say ? Nay, what do many say that were friends at the beginning of the Parliament ? Even this, That the Members of both Houses have got great places and commands, and the sword into their hands ; and, what by interest in...
Page 243 - Sir, the State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it, — that satisfies. I advised you formerly to bear with men of different minds from yourself : if you had done it when I advised you to it, I think you would not have had so many stumblingblocks in your way.
Page 240 - With a rabble at his heels, with his hat on, he walks up to the Choir ; says audibly : " I am a man under Authority ; and am commanded to dismiss this Assembly," — then draws back a little, that the Assembly may dismiss with decency. Mr. Hitch has paused for a moment ; but seeing Oliver draw back, he starts again: "As it was in the beginning...

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