Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ...: With an ... Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard ...
H. Colburn, 1828
Mainly a record of the proceedings in Parliament.
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Page 440 - But if he have any objection to the passing of such bill or resolve, he shall return the same, together with his objections thereto, in writing, to the Senate or House of Representatives, in which soever the same shall have originated; who shall enter the objections sent down by the Governor, at large, on their records, and proceed to reconsider the said bill...
Page 488 - I say I am persuaded to return this answer to you, That I cannot undertake this Government with the Title of King. And that is mine answer to this great and weighty Business.* And so exeunt Widdrington and Parliament : " Buzz, buzz ! Distinct at last!
Page 482 - I did tell him, you must get men of a spirit, and take it not ill what I say, (I knotv 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.
Page 447 - Great Julius, on the mountains bred, A flock perhaps, or herd, had led : He *, that the world subdued, had been But the best wrestler on the green.
Page 473 - Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him; tha,t glory may dwell in our land.
Page 381 - O Sir Henry Vane, Sir Henry Vane, the Lord deliver me from Sir Henry Vane.
Page 513 - OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Page 483 - I did so, and the result was — impute it to what you please — I raised such men as had the fear of God before them, as made some conscience of what they did ; and from that day forward, I must say to you, they were never beaten, and wherever they were engaged against the enemy, they beat continually.
Page 471 - His eye," — and He says so of them, be they many, or be they few ! But they are many. A People of the blessing of God ; a People under His safety and protection. A People calling upon the Name of the Lord ; which the Heathen do not. A People knowing God ; and a People (according to the ordinary expressions) fearing God.