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" ... that this was the greatest blessing that God had ever conferred on him , his restoration only excepted ; for the walls and gates being now burned and thrown down of that rebellious city, which was always an enemy to the crown , his majesty would never... "
An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Charles the Second, King ... - Page 40
by William Harris - 1766 - 400 pages
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Andrew Marvell

Augustine Birrell - Authors, English - 1905 - 241 pages
...freedom, for which the City had once been famous, and urged the king not to suffer it to be rebuilt again "to be a bit in his mouth and a bridle upon his neck, but to keep it all open," and that his troops might enter whenever he thought necessary, "there being no...
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Andrew Marvell

Augustine Birrell - Authors, English - 1905 - 241 pages
...freedom, for which the City had once been famous, and urged the king not to suffer it to be rebuilt again " to be a bit in his mouth and a bridle upon his neck, but to keep it all open," and that his troops might enter whenever he thought necessary, " there being...
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The Early History of the Tories: From the Accession of Charles the Second to ...

Clement Boulton Roylance Kent - Great Britain - 1908 - 481 pages
...down of that rebellious city, which was always an enemy to the Crown, His Msjesty would never suffer them to repair and build them up again, to be a bit in his mouth and a bridle upon his neck, biit would keep them all open, that his troops might enter upon them whenever he thought it for his...
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Protestantism and Patriotism: Ideologies and the Making of English Foreign ...

Steven C. A. Pincus - History - 2002 - 524 pages
...excepted," for now London "that rebellious city which was always an enemy to the crown" could never again be "a bit in his mouth and a bridle upon his neck." May concluded that there was "no other way to govern that rude multitude but by force." 118 This interpretation...
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The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of ..., Volume 4

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1702
...down of that rebellious City, " which was always an fc.nemy to the Crown, his " Majefty would never fuffer them to repair and * build them up again to be a Bit in his Mouth and " a Bridle upon his Nttk; but would kerp all open, *' that his Troops might enter upon them whenever * He thought iKc*ffory...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 25

1759
...to the Crown, being now burned down, .his Majeity ought never to fufixr the building them up agjiin to be ' a bit in his mouth, and a bridle upon his neck ;' but fnould keep all open, that his troops might enter upon them, whenever he thought neceflary for his...
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