The curiosities of Dudley and the Black country, from 1800 to 1860, compiled and ed. by C.F.G. Clark

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Էջ 16 - I know not what ; — and you have not only disjointed yourselves but the whole Nation, which is in likelihood of running into more confusion in these fifteen or sixteen days that you have sat, than it hath been from the rising of the last Session to this day. Through the intention of devising a Commonwealth again ! That some people might be the men that might rule all ! And they are endeavouring to engage the Army to carry that thing. — And hath that man been
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Էջ 16 - I think it high time that an end be put to your sitting; and I do dissolve this parliament; and let God judge between me and you.
Էջ 82 - But then I sigh, and with a piece of Scripture, Tell them — that God bids us do good for evil ; And thus I clothe my naked villany With old odd ends, stolen forth of holy writ ; And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.
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