Origin and services of the Coldstream guards, Volume 2

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Page 229 - We that serve you, beg of you not to own us, but God alone ; we pray you own his people more and more, for they are the chariots and horsemen of Israel ; disown yourselves, but own your authority...
Page 284 - And these our letters shall be your sufficient warrant and discharge in this behalfe. Given under our Signet at our mannor of Greenewiche. the seavententh day of May in the first yeere of our raigne of England, France, & Ireland, & of Scotland the six & thirtieth. Ex per Lake.
Page 208 - The Saxons, the Belgians, the Hanoverians, the soldiers of the Confederation of the Rhine, lament that they are...
Page 227 - I believe not a few amongst us shared: that because of their numbers, because of their advantages, because of their confidence, because of our weakness, because of our strait, we were in the Mount, and in the Mount the Lord would be seen...
Page 291 - And for so doing this shall be your warrant. Given at our court at St. James's the 10th day of March, i/()9> in the ninth year of our reign.
Page 217 - It gives me the greatest satisfaction to assure your Lordship, that the army never upon any occasion conducted itself better.
Page 227 - ... that night, we perceived, gathered towards the Hills; labouring to make a perfect interposition between us and Berwick. And having in this posture a great advantage, — through his better knowledge of the country, he effected it: by sending a considerable party to the strait Pass at Copperspath; where ten men to hinder are better than forty to make their way.
Page 243 - In witness whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patents; Witness ourself at Westminster, the tenth day of April, in the fourth year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.
Page 225 - His name ; yea the mercy is far above all praise. Which that you may the better perceive, I shall take the boldness to tender unto you some circumstances accompanying this great business, which will manifest the greatness and seasonableness of this mercy. We having tried what we could to engage the Enemy, three or four miles West of Edinburgh ; that proving ineffectual, and our victual failing, — we marched towards our ships for a recruit of our want. The Enemy did not at all trouble us in our...
Page 229 - These are our desires. And that you may have liberty and opportunity to do these things, and not be hindered, we have been and shall be (by God's assistance) willing to venture our lives; — and [will...

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