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LETTERS AND SPEECHES:

INCLUDING

THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE FIRST EDITION.

With Glucidations.

BY THOMAS CARLYL E.

IN TWO VOLUME S.

VOL. II.

NEW YORK:
HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

329 & 331 PEARL STREET,
FRANKLIN SQUARE.

1856.

FIRST PROTECTORATE PARLIAMENT. 1654.

PAGE

LETTER CXXX. To R. Mayor, Esq.: Whitehall, 4 May, 1654 77

Dare not undertake the Purchase recommended.

« CXXXI. To Lord Fleetwood: Whitehall, 16 May,

1654 . . . . . . . . 79

To dismiss Col. Alured.

“ CXXXII. T. Col. Alured : Whitehall, 16 May, 1654 80

Official Order to the Colonel.

CXXXIII. To Sir T. Rymer : Whitehall, 5 July,..

1654 . .

; ·

82

A City Preacher.

SPEECH II. Meeting of the First Protectorate Parliament, 4

Sept., 1654 . . . . . . . 88

Goodwin's Sermon, On the Deliverance out of Egypt,
and Pilgrimage towards Canaan through the Wilder-
ness. Our difficulties : Antichrist; Levellers, Fifth-Mo-
narchists, Jesuits. Our attainments : Some Reform of
Law; Reform of Church ; Peace, with almost all Nations.

Finance; necessity of Concord.

SPEECH III. To the same Parliament, 12 Sept., 1654. . 109

Cannot have the Foundations of Government submitted

to debate in this Assembly. A free Parliament they; but
he also, in virtue of whom they sit, must be an unques-
tioned Protector. His history since he entered on these
Public Struggles : Dismissal of the Long Parliament; Ab-
dication of the Little Parliament; Protectorship, on what
founded, by whom acknowledged. To proceed no farther, .

till they acknowledge it.

LETTER CXXXIV. To R. Bennet, Esq.: Whitehall, 12 Jan.,

1654-5

. . . . 132

Virginia and Maryland.

“ CXXXV. To Captain Crook : Whitehall, 20 Jan.,

1654-5. . . . . . . .

To watch Adjutant-Gen. Allen.

SPEECH IV. Dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament,

22 Jan., 1654-5 . . . . . . 138

Regrets that they have not communicated with him: he
was not unconcerned with them; has been struggling and

endeavoring for them, keeping Peace round them ;-does
not know, on their part, whether they have been alive or
dead. Of trees that foster only things poisonous under
their shadow. Of disturbances, once well asleep, awaken.
ed into new perilous activity during these debates. Ne-
cessary that they be dissolved.

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1655

Difested in Ireland.

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