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" ... it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage, he then, of a certain pity, framed his fancy toward her, and soon after married her... "
A Sketch of the Reformation - Page 177
by Thomas Bayley Fox - 1836 - 259 pages
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The mirrour of vertue in worldly greatness; or, The life of Sir Thomas More ...

William Roper, Sir Thomas More (Saint) - Christian saints - 1903 - 192 pages
...that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her...his fancy toward her, and soon after married her, never the more discontinuing his study of the law at Lincoln's Inn, but applying still the same until...
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Life and Writings of Blessed Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England and ...

Thomas Edward Bridgett - 1904 - 472 pages
...fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred...marriage, he then of a certain pity* framed his fancy to her, and soon after married her." The young lady's Christian name was Joan or Jane. "She was very...
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Great Englishmen of the sixteenth century

Sir Sidney Lee - Great Britain - 1904 - 337 pages
...in More. But the young philosopher curbed his passion ; he ' considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage.' Accordingly ' of a certain pity ' he ' framed his fancy towards ' the eldest daughter, Jane. He married...
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Great Englishmen of the Sixteenth Century

Sir Sidney Lee - Great Britain - 1904 - 337 pages
...in More. But the young philosopher curbed his passion; he ' considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage.' Accordingly ' of a certain pity' he ' framed his fancy towards' the eldest daughter, Jane. He married...
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Utopia

Sir Thomas More (Saint) - Utopias - 1908 - 259 pages
...thought her the fayrest and best favored, yet when he considered that it would be both great greif and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred 35 before her, he then of a certyne pittie framed his fancie towardes her, and...
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The Prince, Volume 36

Niccolò Machiavelli, Sir Thomas More (Saint), Martin Luther, William Roper - Church and state - 1910 - 397 pages
...that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred before her, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her, and soon...
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Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes ...

Charles Anthony Shriner - Anecdotes - 1918 - 689 pages
..."fairest and best favored," moved affection in More. But the young philosopher curbed his passion; he "considered that it would be both grief and some...younger sister preferred before her in marriage." Accordingly, "of a certain pity," he "framed his fancy towards" the eldest daughter, Jane. He married...
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Sir Thomas More: Selections from His English Works and from the Lives of ...

Saint Thomas More - 1924 - 191 pages
...that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her...framed his fancy toward her, and soon after married her ; never the more discontinuing his study of the law at Lincoln's Inn, but applying still the same until...
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Two Early Tudor Lives: The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey

Tanis. Sylvester, George Cavendish, William Roper - Biography & Autobiography - 1962 - 260 pages
...never took orders but did participate regularly in the religious life of the community. 5. behavior. grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred before her, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her, and soon...
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The Portrayal of Life Stages in English Literature, 1500-1800: Infancy ...

Jeanie Watson, Philip McM. Pittman - History - 1989 - 275 pages
...gentleman of Essex" 24 with three unwed daughters to marry off. But, deciding that it would cause "great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred before her," he, by an act of will, set his fancy on the oldest "and soon after...
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