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" I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to go off. "
The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies.. - Page 154
1845
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - 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 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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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius: Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...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, for...win him 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...
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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...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...grace my very good lord indeed ; and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject in this realm. However son Roper, I may tell thee, I have...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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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...
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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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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 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 Tliomas usually attended Divine service at Chelsea church, f and very...
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 1

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...Grace my very good lord indeed ; and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject in this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have...would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to be struck off." * Yet More, while thus aware of the capricious Proposed and headlong violence of Henry,...
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English Stories

Maria Hack - Great Britain - 1825
...grace my very good lord indeed; and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject in this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have...would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to be struck off*." As wealth and power were the great objects of Wolsey's pursuit, and he was conscious...
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