irginia, the Cavaliers, exiles like their monarch, met in frequent groups to recount their toils, to sigh over defeats, and to nourish loyalty and hope.
Norwood, in Churchill, VI. 160—186.
Hammond's Leah and Rachel, 16. The faithfulness of the Virginians
Chap VI.} 1650 June. did not escape the attention of the royal exile; from his retreat in Breda he transmitted to Berkeley a new commission;
Chalmers, 122. he still controlled the distribution of offices, and, amidst his defeats in Scotland,
Norwood, in Ch., VI. 186. still remembered with favor the faithful Cavaliers in the western world.
Charles the Second, a fugitive from England, was still the sovereign of Virginia.
Virginia was whole for monarchy, and the last country, belonging to England, that submitted to obedience of the commonwealth.
Hammond's Leah and Rachel, 20; Ed. 1656.
But the parliament did not long permit its authority to be denied.
Having, by the vigorous energy and fearless enthusiasm of republic