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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, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...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 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

Royal Robbins - History - 1839
...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 Boieyn, in less than three years, was condemned and beheaded. After...
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An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain: Chiefly of England ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Collier - Great Britain - 1840
...three 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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Dr. Goldsmith's abridgment of The history of England, to the death of George ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1840
...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 gray hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study...
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An essay on the sin and the evils of covetousness

Thomas Dick - 1840
...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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The History of England, Volume 1

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1840
...sometimes three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had 1 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 History of England: From the First Invasion by the Romans

John Lingard - Great Britain - 1840
...from his appetite, and could not " prevail. And, master Kyngston, had I but served God as dili" gently 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 Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 3

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...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 in my grey hairs. Howbeit this is my just reward for my pains and diligence, not regarding my...
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Sunday school lessons on the parables, by a lady

LADY. - 1841
...neglect of his soul's interest, and who, bitterly lamenting his choice in his last moments, exclaimed, "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...
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Universal history on scriptural principles, Volume 7

Mary Bowley - 1842
...the lieutenant of the Tower, who had him under his care, " Ah ! 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 in my grey hairs. Howbeit, this is my just reward for my pains and diligence, not regarding my...
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