The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political, Ecclesiastical, and Literary History of His Time, Band 4

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Macmillan and Company, 1877

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Seite 440 - CROMWELL, our chief of men, who, through a cloud Not of war only, but detractions rude, Guided by faith and matchless fortitude, To peace and truth thy glorious way hast plough'd...
Seite 64 - The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates PROVING THAT IT IS LAWFUL, AND HATH BEEN HELD SO THROUGH ALL AGES, FOR ANY WHO HAVE THE POWER TO CALL TO ACCOUNT A TYRANT, OR WICKED KING, AND AFTER DUE CONVICTION TO DEPOSE AND PUT HIM TO DEATH, IF THE ORDINARY MAGISTRATE HAVE NEGLECTED OR DENIED TO DO IT.
Seite 197 - I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
Seite 441 - Then to advise how war may best, upheld, Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage; besides, to know Both spiritual power and civil, what each means, What severs each, thou hast learned, which few have done. The bounds of either sword to thee we owe : Therefore on thy firm hand Religion leans In peace, and reckons thee her eldest son.
Seite 332 - If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.
Seite 478 - Tis madness to resist or blame The force of angry Heaven's flame: And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due...
Seite 97 - I tell you, sir," language. ^.d Qromweil, thumping the table as he spoke, " you have no other way to deal with these men but to break them, or they will break you...
Seite 428 - A little onward lend thy guiding hand To these dark steps, a little further on; For yonder bank hath choice of sun or shade; There I am wont to sit, when any chance Relieves me from my task of servile toil, Daily in the common prison else enjoin'd me, Where I, a prisoner chain'd, scarce freely draw The air imprison'd also, close and damp, Unwholesome draught.
Seite 212 - And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.
Seite 65 - ... agreed by common league to bind each other from mutual injury, and jointly to defend themselves against any that gave disturbance or opposition to such agreement.

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