An Answer to the Declaration of the Pretended Assembly at Dundee

An Answer to the Declaration of the Pretended Assembly at Dundee : And to a Printed Paper Intituled, the Protestation Given in by the Dissenting Brethren to the General Assembly, July 21. 1652; Reviewed and Refuted, &C (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from An Answer to the Declaration of the Pretended Assembly at Dundee: And to a Printed Paper Intituled, the Protestation Given in by the Dissenting Brethren to the General Assembly, July 21. 1652; Reviewed and Refuted, &C Bu'e w {implicity of 'norhing, to forbeat' fuchhpmches, which thogh for the prefent they be bitter to chefe whom theyafperfe, yet in the end the {hame wil te turn upon the heads of thefe who have broached and vented them; It may be remembred, that reproaches of this kind were call upon the molt eminent aud faithfml, in the year 1648, by the Authors of the unlawfull Engagement becaufe' of their oppofin'g thereof, and bearing'teltimony againft the fame; but pafsing ihefe, I co me to that which is alleadged to be their work and that'v'vas that they did re'fifl and retard the lifting of an Army for defence of the Gaufe and Kingdom, for clearing and confuting of which, i[ Would be remembred, that as in refolving and condelcending upon the in {ltuc'tsons given to th'e_commi{510ners of this K'ngdom for Treaa ting with the King, there were fome who too much favouring the t Malignant party, would have. Had it put in Infiruflion, that this Kingdom would engage in a War againft England; for relioring the King to his Throne, upon condition of his in the Demands propounded to him, which Wh oould no: obtain their nextendeavour was, that the tranfac'tionat B Veda/9 fnlght be {0 carried, as that ttlr'g and Party might havcjfome pr'obable aifuranceiof thigand therefore was the hill invitation gi van to then there, c0ntrived in fuch words exprefsions, as fee med to import the fame; which being fent home to this Kingdom, wis cerifured corr'ec'ted by the'parl.& new Inflrnftions fent back to Hollanfl, containing the ex prefs demands of this Kingdom to'the Kinggnd the form of the Invitation given him upon fatisfaaion 'ifl 'serpiina'x to thefe demands;which form ofinvitation &declara'tion made therewith, did exclude all engagement to make w'ar upon England yet Wastthere a Party in the Land, a_nd form in thel'arlia-f ment, 'nhofe'delignes and endeavors did iiiil tend to engage us'in'a iwar againfi England. (3n the other hand'there was taufe to fear an Invafion from Enflweby reafon of the preparation sewade the former year by thole - ih power in that Nation, u an Agreement betwixt 'the this Kingdomcto Hilliard, was, howr to Peter an even 'erasme borh 'to pre'v'ent a Euzlflndflnd from 13q is Nation. Having ferioully {cut to their 90. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 154g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024302925X
  • 9780243029259