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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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History of England, from the First Invasion by Julius Caesar, to the ...

William Grimshaw - Great Britain - 1826 - 292 pages
...to stop at Leicester Abbey; where, he shortly afterwards expired. OB his death bed, he exclaimed-, " Had I but served God, as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have deserted me in my grey hairs." In the autumn of this year, the new queen had a ' daughter, called Elizabeth;...
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Hume and Smollett's Celebrated History of England, from Its First Settlement ...

David Hume, John Robinson - Great Britain - 1827 - 496 pages
...among other expressions, he used the following words to sir William Kmgston, 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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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume, Tobias Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828
...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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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1831 - 507 pages
...him, at once to guard and attend him, he spoke to him a little before he expired, to this effect: " 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 jreward I must receive for my indulgent pains and study...
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The World Displayed, in Its History and Geography: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - 1831
...broken heart soon afterwards, uttering in the anguish of his soul, the never to be forgotten words, " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have forsaken me in my gray hairs." Anne Boleyn, in less than three years, was condemned and beheaded. After...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 17

1831
...after, with great composure and fortitude. He said, shortly before his death — " Had J but served my 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 pains and study, in...
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Elements of History, Ancient and Modern: With Historical Charts

Joseph Emerson Worcester - History - 1832 - 403 pages
...But the haughty cardinal soon after fell sick and died, having exclaimed in the pangs of remorse ; " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs." 14. The opinions of various universities, favorable to Henry's views, having...
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A history of England, in which it is intended to consider men and events on ...

Henry Walter - Great Britain - 1832
...to leave my bones among you." He died here. And in his dying hour, he said to Kingston, " If I had 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, that I must receive for my pains and study to do...
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The Tract Magazine, Or, Christian Miscellany, Volume 4

Christian life - 1833
...life spent in his service, he at length was ungratefully treated; and some of his last words were, " 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 all my pains and study,...
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Elements of History, Ancient and Modern: With a Chart and Tables of History ...

Joseph Emerson Worcester - History - 1838 - 403 pages
...But the haughty cardinal soon after fell sick and died, having exclaimed in the pangs of remorse ; " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs." 14. The opinions of various universities, favorable to Henry's views, having...
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