deliverance from bondage

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The deliverance from bondage would be effected by plagues and by signs, by wonders and by war.
Deliverance from bondage was an epoch-making event.
In the final part of the book, Smith examines the careers of the surviving constitutional royalists from the Regicide to the Restoration, during which period most lived either with the new king in exile or, in the case of the peers (save Howell's friend Dorset, who died in 1652, broken and indebted), enjoyed a life of stoic retirement in England -- and, significantly, refused to become involved in increasingly quixotic royalist conspiracies against the Commonwealth, preferring to bide their time in quiet obedience in expectation of a future deliverance from bondage.