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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 Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 1

George Horne, William Jones - Theology - 1818
...bestow upon the world, or any thing in it, that affection and service which are due to God. — '. Had I but served God as diligently as I . " have served the king, HE would not have given me " over in my gray hairs." 5. To those, who would win men to religion by hre and faggot, may be applied...
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The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ...

Robert Dodsley, Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Great Britain - 1821 - 286 pages
...he eitpired, he said to the king's officers, who stood near his hed : " If I had served God half so diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in ror grey hairs." Thus died the famous Cardinal Wolsey. His greatest crime was his amhition,...
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The History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Death of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1823
...before him, for 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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Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of England: Brought Down to the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1823 - 374 pages
...him for three hours together, to persuade him from hi&will and appe» tite, but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would net have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the just re. ward that I must receive for my indulgent...
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Hume and Smollett Abridged, and Continued to the Accession of George IV.

David Hume, John Robinson - Great Britain - 1824 - 501 pages
...among other expressions, he used the following words to sir William Kingston, constable of the Tower, who had him in custody : " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served my king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs." Thus died this famous cardinal, whose character...
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Wolsey, the Cardinal, and His Times: Courtly, Political, and Ecclesiastical

George Howard - Cardinals - 1824 - 590 pages
...together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not prevail ; and, Master Kingston, had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would * It is curious to observe how even in the moment of danger, and the expectation of certain death,...
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1824 - 324 pages
...before^him for three hour-! together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not proVail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the ting, he would not have given mo over in my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive...
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A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans, Volume 6

John Lingard - Great Britain - 1825
...hours together to persuade him from his " appetite, and could not prevail. And, master " Kyngston, 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 " my just reward for my pains and study, not " regarding my service...
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The History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of George the Second

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1825 - 716 pages
...three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite ; hut could not prevail. Had I hut 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...
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A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans: 6

John Lingard - Great Britain - 1826 - 427 pages
...together to persuade him from his appetite, and « could not prevail. And , master Kyngston , had .1 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 my just reward for my pains and study, not « regarding my service...
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