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d go so far as to impair their rank or diminish their grandeur; the Independents, as new men, who had their fortunes to make, were prepared not only to subvert the throne, but to contend for equality against privilege. The Presbyterian earl of Manchester, said Cromwell, shall be content with being no more than plain Montague. The men who broke away from the forms of society, and venerated nothing but truth; others who, in the folly of their pride, claimed for their opinions the sanctity and th and the promise of grateful regard, they request his influence to obtain for them a guaranty for their liberties. The venerable man, too aged for active exertion, secured for his clients the kind offices of the lord chamberlain, the earl of Manchester, a man of an obliging temper, universally beloved, being of a virtuous and generous mind. Burnet, i. 134. Indeed he was a noble and a worthy lord, and one that loved the godly. He and Lord Say did join together, that their godly friends C
s equally unbending. The commission, said he from New Haven, is but a tryal of our courage; the Lord will be with his people while they are with him. If you consent to this court of appeals, you pluck down with your own hands the house which wisdom has built for you and your posterity. The elections in the spring of 1665 proceeded with great quiet; the people firmly sustained the govern- Chap XII.} 1664 ment. Meantime letters of entreaty had been sent to Robert Boyle and the earl of Manchester; for, from the days of Southampton and Sandys, of Warwick and Say, to those of Burke and Chatham, America was not entirely destitute of friends in England. But none of them would perceive the reasonableness of complaining against an abstract principle. We are all amazed, wrote Clarendon, who, says Robert Boyle, was no 1665 enemy to Massachusetts; you demand a revocation of the commission, without charging the commissioners with the least matter of crymes or exorbitances. Boyle echoed t