Oliver Cromwell's Letters And Speeches (volume 8); With Elucidations

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byOliver Cromwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ment of it." The Lawyer-party is all zealous for it; certain of the Soldier-party have their jealousies. Already, notwith. standing the official reticence, it is plain to every clear-sighted man they mean to make his Highness King! Friday, 27th February. "The Parliament keep a Fast within their own House; Mr. Caryl, Mr. Nye, Mr. Manton, carrying on the work of the day; it being preparatory to the great work now on hand of Settling the Nation." 1 In the course of which same day, with an eye also to the same great work, though to the opposite side of it, there waits upon his Highness, Deputation of a Hundred Officers, Ex-Major-Generals and considerable persons some of them: To signify that they have heard with real dismay of some project now on foot to make his Highness King; the evil effects of which, as "a scandal to the People of God," "hazardous to his Highness's person, and making way for the return of Charles Stuart," are terribly apparent to them!-- Whereto his Highness presently makes answer, with dignity, not without sharpness: "That he now specifically hears of this project for the first time, -- he [with emphasis on the word, and a look at some individuals there] has not been caballing about it, for it or against it. That the Title 'King' need not startle them so dreadfully; inasmuch as some of them well know [what the Historical Public never knew before] it was already offered to him, and pressed upon him, by themselves when this Government was undertaken. That the Title King, a feather in a hat, is as little valuable to him as to them. But that the fact is, they and he have not succeeded in settling the Nation hitherto, by the schemes they clamored for. Their Little Parliament, their First Protectorate Parliament, and now their Major-Generalcies, have...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ment of it." The Lawyer-party is all zealous for it; certain of the Soldier-party have their jealousies. Already, notwith. standing t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217737412

ISBN - 13:9780217737418

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