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" Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. "
The History of England from the Earliest Period to the Death of Elizabeth ... - Page 308
by Sharon Turner - 1828
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An abridgment of the history of England ... to the death of George the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803
...from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had I but ferved God as diligently as I have ferved the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the }uft reward that I muft receive for my indulgent pains and ftudy ; not regarding my...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 196

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1902
...mind to which he later gave utterance : 'Had I but served my God as diligently as I have served ' my king, He would not have given me over in my ' grey hairs; ' of Henry VIII. entering upon possession of the palace he had robbed from the Church and hurling defiance...
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Universal history, ancient and modern: from the earliest records ..., Volume 20

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...constable of the Tower, who had him in custody : " Had I but served God as diligently as I have " served the king, he would not have given me " over in my grey heirs. But this is the just re" ward that 1 must receive for my indulgent ' pains and study, not...
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1806 - 336 pages
...from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had J 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 : not regarding my...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...will and appetite ; but could " not prevail: Had I but served God as diligently " as 1 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, not regarding...
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Essays and thoughts on various subjects, and from various authors, &c ...

George Horne - Literary Collections - 1808 - 295 pages
...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." 5. To those, who would win men to religion by fire and faggot, may be applied the remark of the Earl...
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An abridgement of the history of England: from the invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - History - 1808 - 325 pages
...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; not regarding my...
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The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ...

William Oldys, John Malham - Great Britain - 1809
...but coald not prevail: And, Master Kingston, if I had 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 study, not regarding my service...
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served die 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 ; not regarding my...
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The life and administration of cardinal Wolsey

John Galt, Thomas Wolsey (card, abp. of York.) - 1812
...hours together, endeavouring to persuade him from his will and appetite, and could not prevail. Had I served God as diligently as I have done the king,...he would not have given me over in my grey hairs*." * This sentiment seems to be common to fallen ministers. When Samrah, the governor of Busorah, was...
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