Numismata Cromwelliana, Or, The Medallic History of Oliver Cromwell, Illustrated by His Coins, Medals, and Seals

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J.R. Smith, 1877 - Medals - 230 pages

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Page 11 - 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 ploughed...
Page 11 - Worcester's laureate wreath: yet much remains To conquer still; Peace hath her victories No less renowned than War: new foes arise, Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains. Help us to save free conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose Gospel is their maw.
Page 11 - God's trophies, and his work pursued ; While Darwen stream, with blood of Scots imbrued, And Dunbar field, resounds thy praises loud, And Worcester's laureate wreath...
Page 32 - Narrative of Som Remarkable Proceedings Concerning the Ships Samson, Salvador, and George, and several other Prize-ships depending in the High Court of Admiraltie : most humbly presented to the Parliament ... By Tho.
Page 3 - I may truly say, it will be very thankfully acknowledged by me, if you will spare the having my Effigies in it.
Page 99 - A True Narrative of the late Success which it hath pleased God to give to some part of the Fleet of this Common-Wealth upon the Spanish Coast, against the King of Spain's West-India Fleet in its Return to Cadiz: being the substance of several letters writ and sent by the Generals of the Fleet upon this occasion.
Page 17 - The sea's our own : and now all nations greet, With bending sails, each vessel of our fleet. Your power extends as far as winds can blow, Or swelling sails upon the globe may go. Heaven, (that hath placed this island to give law, To balance Europe, and her states to awe...
Page 42 - ... this Abraham Stapley is a false coiner of money; for in his house at Deptford were found several false coining irons for halfcrowns, and false half-crowns coined with the date of 1655.
Page 3 - Mr. Symonds so great a journey about a business importinge so little, as far as it relates to me, when, as if my poore opinion may not be rejected by you, I have to offer to that...
Page 21 - Hereditaments belonging to the late King, Queen or Prince, exempted from Sale by a former Act. Title and 10 pp. London, John Field, 1652. An Ordinance declaring that the Offences herein mentioned, and no other, shall be adjudged High Treason within the Common- Wealth.

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