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" We had sheathed our swords in each other's bowels,' says an eyewitness, ' had not the sagacity and great calmness of Mr. Hampden, by a short speech, prevented it. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 152
1856
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

1831
...We had sheathed our swords ' in each other's bowels,' says an eye-witness, ' had not the saga' city and great calmness of Mr Hampden, by a short speech, ' prevented it.' The House did not rise till two in the morning. The situation of the Puritan leaders was now difficult,...
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Memoirs of the Reign of King Charles the First

Sir Philip Warwick - Great Britain - 1813 - 437 pages
...Tracts, vol. IV. p. 137, where a piece, entitled Ovatio Carolina, gives a full account of the solemnity. our swords in each other's bowels, had not the sagacity and great calmness of Mr Hambden, by a short speech prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning....
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...Joab's and Abner's young men, had catched at each others locks, and sheathed our swords in each others bowels, had not the sagacity and great calmness of Mr. Hampden, by a short speech, prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning*." This passage does honor to Hampden's...
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Life of Oliver Cromwell, Volume 1

Michael Russell - 1829
...all sat in the valley of the shadow of death ; for we, like Joab and Abner's young men, had catched at each other's locks, and sheathed our swords in...calmness of Mr Hampden by a short speech prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning." In leaving the House, Lord Falkland asked...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1829
...all sat in the valley of the shadow of death ; for we, like Joab and Abner's young men, had catchjed at each other's locks, and sheathed our swords in...calmness of Mr Hampden by a short speech prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning." In leaving the House, Lord Falkland asked...
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Some Memorials of John Hampden, His Party, and His Times, Volume 2

George Nugent Grenville Baron Nugent - Great Britain - 1832 - 471 pages
...was tremendous, and bloodshed, says Sir Philip Warwick, would probably have ensued ; ' we had catched at ' each other's locks, and sheathed our swords ' in each other's bowels, had not the sagacity • Clarendon and Dugdale endeavour to shew, that so many of the old members had left the House, that...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 1

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...to personal violence. " We had sheathed our " swords in each other's bowels," says an eye-witness, " had not " the sagacity and great calmness of Mr. Hampden, by a short " speech, prevented it." The House did not rise till two in the morning. The situation of the Puritan leaders was now difficult,...
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Eminent British Statesmen

John Forster - Great Britain - 1837
...became tremendous, and bloodshed, sir Philip Warwick says, was like to have ensued. " We had catched at each other's locks, and sheathed our swords in...calmness of Mr. Hampden, by a short speech, prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning." Meanwhile, at about two o'clock, Hampden's...
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Eminent British Statesmen: Oliver Cromwell

Great Britain - 1838
...Joab's and Abner's young men, had catched at each others locks, and sheathed our swords in each others bowels, had not the sagacity and great calmness of Mr. Hampden, by a short speech, prevented it, and led us to defer our angry debate until the next morning)" — the noble historian tells us, " that...
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volumes 1-3

Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 pages
...all sat in the valley of the shadow of death ; for we, like Joab and Abner's young men, had catched at each other's locks, and sheathed our swords in...calmness of Mr. Hampden by a short speech prevented us, and led us to defer our angry debate until next morning." And so in truth it was; for at two of...
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