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" Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs. "
History of England, from the Roman invasion to the accession of Queen Victoria i - Page 73
by William Angus (A.M.) - 1837 - 297 pages
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The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...before him for three hours together, to persuade him from his w-ill and appetite, but could notprevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king,- he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the just reward that Imust receive for my indulgent pains and study;...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 4

Elegant extracts - 1812
...sometimes three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite ; but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study,...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine François Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812
...William Kingston, constable of the tower, who had him in his custody, among other things, he said, " Had I but served God, as diligently as I have served the king, VoL. ii. H he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine François Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812
...William Kingston, constable of the tower, who had him in his custody, among other things, he said, " Had I but served God, as diligently as I have served the king, vox,, n. H he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must...
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The Practical Expositor: Or, Scripture Illustrated by Facts, and Arranged ...

Charles Buck - Bible - 1815 - 449 pages
...before him three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study,...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - Biography - 1815
...constable of the Tower, relative to the King, and his conduct towards him, ending with the exclamation, " had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs !" He was, indeed, a victim to tyranny, but to a tyranny which he had himself...
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volume 3

1817
...the misappropriation of his time and talents, a little before his dissolution he exclaimed, " Had I served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have forsaken me in my grey hairs ; but this is the just reward I must receive for my indulgent pains and...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 1

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...• times three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs : but this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and...
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The British Nepos; or, Youth's mirror: lives of illustrious Britons

William Fordyce Mavor - 1816
...his blind devotion to his prince. " Had I served God," said he, a short time before his death, •• as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have forsaken me in my gray hairs; but this is the just reward I must receive for my pains and study, in...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cĉsar to the revolution ...

David Hume - 1818
...sometimes three hours together, to per" suade him from his will and appetite ; but could " not prevail : Had I but served God as diligently " as I have served the King, he would not have " given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the " just reward that I must receive for my indulgent " pains and...
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