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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 World Displayed, in Its History and Geography: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - World geography - 1833
...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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Chronology, Or, An Introduction and Index to Universal History, Biography ...

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1833 - 352 pages
...on charge of treason, and dies in a monastery. "Had I but served God," said he on his death-bed, " as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have forsaken me in my grey hairs." Sir Thomas More5 succeeds Wolsey as chancellor and prime minister. After...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 14

1834
...tempted to 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 grey hairs." "It is incomparably better," says St. Augustine, "to shut the door of our...
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Gleanings in Natural History: Third and Last Series. To which are ..., Volume 2

Edward Jesse - Animal behavior - 1835 - 310 pages
...Wolsey on his death bed. They were addressed, however, to Sir William Kingston : — ' Master Kingston, 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 diligent pains and...
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An Essay on the Sin and the Evils of Covetousness: And the Happy Effects ...

Thomas Dick - Avarice - 1836 - 318 pages
...worldly aggrandizement, a little before he died, declared with anguish, in the midst of his disgrace " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs." In like manner, many a one at the hour of dissolution will have to exclaim,...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1836 - 454 pages
...him, at once to guard and attend him, he spoke to him alittle 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 gray hairs. But this is the just reward I must receive for my indulgent pains and study...
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The Scottish Christian Herald, Volume 1, Part 1

Church history - 1836
...situation, is well known to every reader of English history. He said, a little before he expired, ' had I served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over u my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study,...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing ..., Volume 1

Royal Robbins - History - 1837
...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 World Displayed, in Its History and Geography;: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - World history - 1837
...heart soon afterwards, uttering in the antjuish of his soul, the never to be forgotten words, "Hud I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have forsaken me in my gray hairs." Anne Boieyn, in less than three years, was condemned and beheaded. After...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as ...

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1839
...to persuade him from his appetite, and could not prevail. And, Master Kingston, this I will say — had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over iu my grey hairs. Howbeit this is my just reward for my pains and diligence, not regarding my...
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