Memoirs of Edmund Ludlow: esq. ...

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Page 183 - These men will never leave till the Army pull them out by the ears...
Page 261 - And consulting with some members of parliament and others, it was concluded, after a full and free debate, That the measures taken by the parliament were contrary to the trust reposed in them, and tending to contract the guilt of the blood that had been shed, upon themselves and the nation : that it was therefore the duty of the army, to endeavour to put a stop to such proceedings...
Page 234 - Cromwell, not for want of conviction, but in hopes of making a better bargain with another party, professed himself unresolved; and having learned what he could of the principles and inclinations of those present at the conference, took up a cushion and flung it at my head, and then ran down the stairs; but I overtook him with another, which made him hasten down faster than he desired.
Page 295 - A great dispute there was,' says Ludlow in his Memoirs,3 ' among the soldiers for his artificial leg, which was reputed to be of gold ; but it proved to be but of wood, his girdle being found to be better booty, wherein 200 pieces of gold were found quilted.
Page 204 - King, and once more solemnly vote the proposals; which was done accordingly. The face of affairs in the city was at this time very various, according to the different advices they received. For upon the report of the advance of the army, and the taking of some of their scouts, they cried out, Treat, Treat.
Page 221 - ... trial ; and I dare think no farther. This will be done in ten days, and therefore if the King can escape, let him do it as he loves his life.
Page 190 - Nation, that had been accus" tomed, for so many ages, to a Monarchical " Government. Whereas, on the other side, if " they would but consider, that those of their " Party had no particular obligations to the Crown, " (as many of the Presbyterians had,) and there...
Page 262 - Ireton went to Sir Thomas Fairfax, and acquainted him with the necessity of this extraordinary way of proceeding; having taken care to have the army drawn up the next morning by seven of the clock.

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