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A:lmighty The “A:” also represents Alpha. O:mnipotent. The “O:” also represents Omega.

Lady Eleanor Davies —wife of Sir John Davies. Poet — late married Sir Arch. Douglas

I have an Errand to thee O: Captain.

2 Kings 9.5.

Printed in the Year, 16511651.


For the Armies General, His Excellency.

My Lord


Your Interest in the Nations unparaleld Troublesom Times: The Flaming Sword for expelling the Man in your hand, which Crowns with no Inferior Honor that Name of Yours: Hereof by her Hand a touch presented. Derived from his own, namely, A. & O. Letters of no mean Latitude: Armed beside with his Sword: Sun and Moon when as stood in Admiration, witness ☉ ☾ These characters symbolize several things. The first is the Sun and the Moon. They also represent the “eye and the horn of the lamb.” The characters are also supposed to evoke “O C” for Oliver Cromwell. their Golden Characters, stiled Eyes and Horns of the Lamb, &c. Their voice gone out into all Lands, Psal. (Rev. 5.) Like theirs here, every one when the fifty days at an end, heard in his proper Language, &c. (Acts 2.) A2r (Acts 2.) The Prophet Joel as foresaw and others: By whom Decypher’d that Generals Thundring Donative his the Crown and Bended Bowe (Rev. 6.) That Seal or Box of Nard opened; as much to say, O:Oliver Cromwel, Renowned be Victorious so long as Sun Moon continues or livever.

Anagram, Howl Rome: And thus with one voice, come and see, O:Oliver C:Cromwell Conquering and to Conquer went forth.

My Lord, Your Humble Servant,