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" O Father Abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity... "
Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical - Page 32
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The British Millennial Harbinger and Family Magazine, Volume 1

Churches of Christ - 1848
...Lodg'd in the -Abbey, where the reverend Abbot, With all bio convent, honourably received him ; To whnm he gave these words : O! Father Abbot, An old man,...his weary bones among ye. Give him a little earth lor charity ! So went to bed — where eagerly his sickness Pursued him still ; and thr-e nights after...
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The tragedies of Sophocles, in Engl. prose. The Oxford tr

Sophocles - 1849
...consistere terra. Non ignara mali, miseris succurrere disco." 2 King Henry the Eighth, Act iv. so. 2, " O father Abbot, An old man, broken with the storms...bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity !" B. TH. Wlietlier do you speak of the affairs of your children, or of me ? (Eo. They would compel...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 85

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1849
...Wolsey—compare his state, in the plenitude of his power, with his dying scene, exclaiming to the father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of...bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity ! Compare, again, Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France in 1810, with the same man an exile and a prisoner...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 85

1849
...Wolsey — compare his state, in the plenitude of his power, with his dying scene, exclaiming to the father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of...bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity ! Compare, again, Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France in 1810, with the same man an exile and a prisoner...
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The Story of English Kings, According to Shakespeare

James Jesse Burns - Great Britain - 1900 - 272 pages
...where the reverend Abbot, With all his convent, honorably received him ; To whom he gave these words, 0 father Abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of...bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity ! Cath. So may he rest ; his faults lie gently on him ! Yet thus far, Griffith, give me leave to speak...
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Histories and poems

William Shakespeare - 1901
...abbot, With all his covent, honourably receiVd him ; To whom he gave these words, " O, father abbot, 20 An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come...charity ! " So went to bed ; where eagerly his sickness Pursu'd him still : and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight, which he himself Foretold...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1186 pages
...would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies. md. A royal train, believe me. Act io. Sc. i. An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come...bones among ye : Give him a little earth for charity ! Sc. 2. He gave his honours to the world again, His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace. iud....
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Shakespeare Studied in Eight Plays

Albert Stratford George Canning - 1903 - 495 pages
...to trial when he suddenly fell ill, and entering the Abbey at Leicester, thus addressed the Abbot: "O ! father abbot; An old man, broken with the storms...bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity," and soon died in that place of refuge. His career is nobly and accurately described by Dr Johnson's...
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An Introduction to the Study of Rhetoric: Lessons in Phraseology ...

Helen Josephine Robins - English language - 1903 - 340 pages
...for, Echo round his bones for evermore." TENNYSON, Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. 6. " An old man broken with the storms of state, Is come...bones among ye, Give him a little earth for charity." King Henry VIII., iv. 2. 7. Gloucester. "Ay, all of you have laid your heads together And all to make...
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The Lamp [ed. by T.E. Bradley]., Volume 1

Thomas Earnshaw Bradley - 1856
...honourably received him : To whom he gave these words : ' O Father Abbot, An old nun, broken with the storm* of State, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity I ' So went to bed, where eagerly his sickness Panned him still ; and three* nights after this, About...
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