Truly England and the church of God hath had a great favour from the Lord, in this great victory given us. He kept his troops close together following skirmishes where they had gained superiority, rather than allowing them to chase opponents off the battlefield.
If we do not depart from God, and disunite by that departure, and fall into disunion among ourselves, I am confident, we doing our duty and waiting upon the Lord, we shall find He will be as a wall of brass round about us till we have finished that work which he has for us to do.
Was he not a Puritan? Hobbes gained a reputation in many fields. And although he's very sarcastic about the idea that some are wiser than others, he doesn't have much difficulty with the idea that some are fools and others are dangerously cunning.
Hobbes was also aware that an assembly such as Parliament could constitute a sovereign body.
The other aspect concerns human powers of judgment and reasoning, about which Hobbes tends to be extremely skeptical. I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that you call a Gentleman and is nothing else.
John Evelyn in his Diary 30 January Letter to Lawrence Crawford 10 March Before joining Parliament's forces Cromwell's only military experience was in the trained bands, the local county militia.
In all likelihood, they actually derived from his reflection on contemporary events and his reading of classics of political history such as Thucydides.
Fox bluntly took the Protector to task for persecuting Friends when he should have protected them. Speech dismissing the " Rump Parliament " 20 April You have sat too long for any good you have been doing lately As this suggests, Hobbesian promises are strangely fragile.
As the scene was being set for the Civil Wars of and - wars that would lead to the King being executed and a republic being declared - Hobbes felt forced to leave the country for his personal safety, and lived in France from to Judgment can be swayed this way and that by rhetoric, that is, by the persuasive and "colored" speech of others, who can deliberately deceive us and may well have purposes that go against the common good or indeed our own good.
Speech to the " Barebones Parliament " July God has brought us where we are, to consider the work we may do in the world, as well as at home. She was confronted with 49 counts of maleficia, and her dealings with the Devil were chief among them.
So it would be uncharitable to interpret Hobbes this way, if we can find a more plausible account in his work.Oliver Cromwell () was one of the most controversial figures in British history.
Was he a good or a bad man? He was an English military and political leader who became the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland from until his death. Marvell was born in Winestead-in-Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, near the city of Kingston upon Hull, the son of a Church of England clergyman also named Andrew Marvell.
The family moved to Hull when his father was appointed Lecturer at Holy Trinity Church there, and Marvell was educated at Hull Grammar School.A secondary school in the city, the Andrew Marvell Business and Enterprise.
Oliver Cromwell () was one of the most controversial figures in British history. Was he a good or a bad man? He was an English military and political leader who became the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland from until his death.
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