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" Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office. My neck is very short. Take heed therefore thou strike not awry, for saving of thine honesty. "
A Sketch of the Reformation - Page 187
by Thomas Bayley Fox - 1836 - 259 pages
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1845
...devotion, he addressed the executioner, to whom he gave an angel of gold, saying, " Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not. afraid to do thy office ; my neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry for saving thy honesty." When he had laid his head...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1848
...he addressed the executioner, to whom he gave an tionsangel of gold, saying, " Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office ; my neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry for saving thy honesty." When he had laid his head...
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The lives of the lords chancellors and keepers of the great seal of England ...

Baron John Campbell Campbell - Great Britain - 1851
...devotion, he addressed the executioner, to whom he gave an angel of gold, saying, " Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office ; my neck is very short: take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry for saving thy honesty." When he had laid his head...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 3

Biography - 1852
...me this day a greater benefit than ever any mortal man can be able tę give me. Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not away, for savin? thy honesty." After this he laid his...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853
...me this day a greater benefi than ever any mortal man can he able to give me. Pluck up thy spirit, man and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore that thou strike not away, for saving thy honesty." After this he laid his heac...
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The dawnings of genius exemplified and exhibited in the early lives of ...

Theodore Alois W. Buckley - 1853
...down, and after his prayers said, turned to the executioner with a cheerful countenance, and said unto him : " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office ; my neck is very short, take heed, therefore, thou strike not awry for saving of thine...
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Evening recreations; or, Samples from the lecture room [by various authors ...

Evening recreations - 1856
...devotion, he addressed the executioner, to whom he gave an angel of gold, saying, " Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office : my neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry, for saving thy honesty." When his head was laid...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...me this day a greater benefit than ever any mortal man can be able to give me. Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not away, for saving thy honesty." After this he laid his...
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Critical Essays: Contributed to the Eclectic Review, Volume 1

John Foster - 1856
...me this day a greater benefit, than ever any mortal man can be able to give me. Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed therefore that thou strike not awry for saving thy honesty.' When he laid his head on the...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1865
...knelt in devotion, he addressed his executioner with his usual pleasantry : " Pluck up thy spirit, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry, for the sake of thine own honesty." One blow put...
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