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" I find his Grace my very good Lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm ; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof ; for if my head would win him a castle in France (for... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 127
edited by - 1829
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Issue 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1816
...within this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud on that account ; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go off."* Sir Thomas usually attended Divine service at Chelsea church.t and very...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 108

1858
...believe he doth as singularly favour me as any ' subject within this realm ; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, ' I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win ' a castle in France it should not fail to go !' Nor are we informed that More had committed the crime...
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The History and Survey of London and Its Environs from the ..., Volume 4

B. Lambert - London (England) - 1806
...as any subject within the realm : howbeit, I must tell thee, 1 have no cause to be proud therefore, for if my head would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to go off.-" On the disgrace of Wolsey, Sir Thomas More was made chancellor, which seems the more extraordinary...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge, Volume 15

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1806
...fo familiarly treated by the king : to which Sir Thomas replied. I muft tell thee, I have no c.iufe to be proud thereof; for if my head would win him a calile- in France, it would not f.iil to go off." In ijjo he was fent, with Cardinal Woifey and others,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm ; howbeit son Roper, I must tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof,...a castle in France, it would not fail to go off." Henry himself had no small portion of facetiousness mixed with his bad qualities of oppression and...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - Biography - 1808
...subject in the kingdom, added, " But yet, son, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud of it : for if my head would win him a castle in France, it Would not fail to go off." The king more than once sounded h im concerning the divorce from queen Catharine, which was the great...
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Liber facetiarum, being a collection of curious and interesting anecdotes

Liber - Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject in this realm. However son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof; for...win him a castle in .France, it would not fail to be struck off." Macdiarmid's Lives, p. 53. WHEN the late earl Howe, who was very remarkable for his...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810 - 459 pages
...believe he doth as singularly love me as any subject within this realm ; however, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof; for if my head would win him a castle in France it should not fail to go off." ' Whilst this king's unlucky divorce was so hotly pursued, Sir Thomas was...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman ..., Volume 1

James Peller Malcolm - Clothing and dress - 1811
...subject. " Son Roper," replied the chancellor, " I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud of it ; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to go off." Thisinflexible and worthy chancellorof a worthless monafdh, derived infinite honour from the very strong...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...subject. " Son Roper," replied the chancellor, " I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud of it ; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to go úC" on. This inflexible and worthy chancel lor of a worthless monarch, derived infinite honour from...
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