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" ... accident and the incredible patience of Ormond, stands up in one great combination, resolute to resist the Commonwealth. Combination great in bulk ; but made of iron and clay ; — in meaning not so great. Oliver has taken survey and measure of it... "
Dublin, a historical sketch - Page 119
1799 - 80 pages
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, Volume 1

Oliver Cromwell, Thomas Carlyle - Great Britain - 1845 - 588 pages
...Oliver has taken survey and measure of it ; Oliver descends on it like the Hammer of Thor ; smites it, as at one fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more. . One could pity this poor Irish People ; their case is pitiable enough ! The claim they started with,...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Civilization - 1846 - 506 pages
...Oliver has taken survey and measure of it ; Oliver descends on it like the Hammer of Thor ; smites it, as at one fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to re-unite against him more." We wish we could continue the quotation ; but our limits warn us to desist. The town of Tredah, now...
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The Protector: A Vindication

Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné - 1847 - 298 pages
...The success of the republican army was prodigious. " Oliver descended on Ireland," says Carlyle, " like the hammer of Thor; smote it, as at one fell...dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more." We shall not follow Cromwell through all his military exploits ; but we must extract one at least of...
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The Protector: A Vindication

Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné - Great Britain - 1847 - 396 pages
...The success of the republican army was prodigious. " Oliver descended on Ireland," says Carlyle, I " like the hammer of Thor ; smote it, as at one fell " stroke, info dust and ruin, never to reunite " against him more." We shall not follow Cromwell through all...
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The protector [O. Cromwell] a vindication. revised

Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné - 1848 - 346 pages
...The success of the republican army was prodigious. " Oliver descended on Ireland," says Carlyle, " like the " hammer of Thor ; smote it, as at one fell...dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more." We shall not follow Cromwell through all his military exploits ; but we must extract one at least of...
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: With Elucidations, Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1850 - 456 pages
...Oliver has taken survey and measure of it ; Oliver descends on it like the Hammer of Thor ; smites it, as at one fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more. One could pity this poor Irish people ; their case is pitiable enough ! The claim they started with,...
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The Harbinger, Or, New Magazine of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

Theology - 1852 - 782 pages
...Protestant cause, when, as Carlyle says, '• Oliver descended like the hammer of Thor, and smote it at one fell stroke into dust and ruin never to re-unite against him any more." " For to him," says Merle D'Aubigne, " the most energetic way appeared the most merciful."...
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Caste and Christianity: A Looking-glass for the Times

Temple Christian Faber - Caste - 1857 - 502 pages
...was prodigious. ' Oliver descended on Ireland,' says Carlyle, ' like the hammer of Thor ; smote it, at one fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more.' " We shall not follow Cromwell through all his military exploits ; but we must extract one at least...
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Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: Including the Supplement ..., Volume 1

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1859 - 592 pages
...Oliver has taken survey and measure of it ; Oliver descends on it like the Hammer of Thor ; smites it, as at one fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more. One could pity this poor Irish -People ; their case is pitiable enough ! The claim they started with,...
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Dublin: An Historical Sketch of Ireland's Metropolis

Thomas Osmond Summers - Dublin (Ireland) - 1860 - 204 pages
...he was about to enter : the rout of Ormond by Jones had cleared the way for him in the neigh borhood of the metropolis. In a few days, he with his army...Ireland like the hammer of Thor — smote it, as at ofie fell stroke, into dust and ruin, never to reunite against him more." " To him," Merle d'Aubignd...
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