The First and Second Battles of Newbury and the Siege of Donnington Castle During the Civil War, A.D. 1643-6

Simpkin, Marshall and Company, 1881 - 216 Seiten

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Seite 88 - I, AB, do in the Presence of Almighty God promise, vow and protest, To maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may, with my life, power and estate, the True Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England...
Seite 155 - Ordinance, of and from all and every office or command military or civil, granted or conferred by both or either of the...
Seite 141 - O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.
Seite 79 - GReat is thy Charge, O North; be wise and just, England commits her Falkland to thy trust ; Return him safe : Learning would rather choose Her Bodley, or her Vatican to loose. All things that are but writ or printed there, In his unbounded Breast engraven are.
Seite 22 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
Seite 92 - Lord 1680, Was buried a true Englishman ; Who in Berkshire was well known To love his country's freedom 'bove his own ; But living immured full twenty year, Had time to write, as doth appear, HIS EPITAPH.
Seite 94 - ... a ground for the house to proceed upon for the settlement of the peace of the kingdom...
Seite 92 - Life was spent with serving you, and you, A nd death's my pay (it seems) and welcome too. R evenge destroying but itself, while I T o birds of prey leave my old cage, and fly. E xamples preach to th' eye, care then (mine says) N ot how you end, but how you spend your days.
Seite xii - On hearing this brief reply, delivered in a firm, clear tone, at the strange appearance of the messengers, who stood motionless before the king awaiting his answer, a movement at once of surprise, derision, and anger, was about to manifest itself on the part of the courtiers ; but Charles, as grave as his enemies, repressed it with a gesture, and dismissed the deputies with these words: "If you • Warwick, Mem., 243. t Clarendon, ii., 470. expect help, you are deceived ; Waller is extinct, and Essex...

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