Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volume 2

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Henry Colburn, 1840 - Great Britain - 360 pages
 

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Page 65 - SAVE me, O God ; for the waters are come in unto my soul. I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
Page 114 - I have trodden the winepress alone ; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment. For the day of vengeance is in my heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
Page 206 - To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way For honour travels in a strait so narrow, W'here one but goes abreast: keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue: If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost...
Page 31 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand: to execute vengeance upon the heathen and punishment upon the people; to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; to execute upon them the judgment written. THIS HONOUR HAVE ALL HIS SAINTS.
Page 154 - And Balak said unto Balaam, What hast thou done unto me ? I took thee to curse mine enemies, and behold, thou hast blessed them altogether. And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the Lord hath put in my mouth ? And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place, from whence thou.
Page 41 - God go with you !" cried the stern puritan, excited now beyond the bounds of self-restraint; " Tarry not on the way, nor loiter ! Gird up your loins, I say — Ride on ! — ride on, and conquer ! Verily, but that it is the Lord's own doing, verily, Edgar Ardenne, I would have envied thee thy fortune. Ride on ! — thou shalt be yet in time.
Page 102 - Right English all, they rush'd to blows, With nought to win, and all to lose.
Page 63 - And Joshua at that time turned back, and took Hazor, and smote the king thereof with the sword : for Hazor beforetime was the head of all those kingdoms.
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