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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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Elements of History, Ancient and Modern

Joseph Emerson Worcester - History - 1849 - 408 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 ! " 15. The separation of England from the Church of Rome was thus begun by the...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical ...

Royal Robbins - History - 1849
...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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History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume 5

Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné - Reformation - 1849
...rejoined the governor of the Tower. — " Alas, Master Kingston," exclaimed the cardinal, " if I had served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs ! " and then he added with downcast head : " This is my just reward." What a...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive ..., Volumes 3-4; Volumes 9-10

1856
...Eighth, to a Monastry, to spend the remainder of his days, " If 1 had served God, as faithfully as the King, He would not have given me up in my grey hairs." And if you have time, spend a few moments with the great and good, which have adorned the Panorama...
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A history of Europe, and her dependencies, during the last four centuries ...

John Sedgwick - 1850
...at the convent of Leicester, Nov. 28, 1530, immediately after uttering these remarkable words — " 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 reward that I receive for not regarding His service, but only...
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The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Volume 2

Thomas Dick - 1850
...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 gray hairs." In like manner, many a one at the hour of dissolution will have to exclaim,...
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Gems by the Way-side: An Offering of Purity and Truth

Mrs. L. G. Abell - 1850 - 408 pages
...days after, with great composure and fortitude. He said, shortly before his death, " Had I served my God 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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Death-bed Scenes, Or, Dying with and Without Religion: Designed to ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Christian martyrs - 1851 - 569 pages
...consciousness of the misapplication of his time and talents, drew from him this sorrowful declaration: " 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 1 must receive for my indulgent pains and study,...
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Death-bed Scenes, Or, Dying with and Without Religion: Designed to ...

Davis Wasgatt Clark - Christian martyrs - 1851 - 569 pages
...consciousness of the misapplication of his time and talents, drew from him this sorrowful declaration : " 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 1 must receive for my indulgent pains and study,...
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The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical ..., Volume 3

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1851
...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 kiner, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs." The cardinal expired as the clock was striking...
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