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A Sketch of the Reformation - Page 187
by Thomas Bayley Fox - 1836 - 259 pages
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Catholic World, Volume 5

1867
...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 about to lay his head...
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The Philosophy of Life and Death

John BROOKES (F.G.S.) - 1868 - 59 pages
...shift for myself." Having prayed to his Father, he addressed the executioner — "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." Sir Thomas More laid his...
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The Monthly Religious Magazine, Volumes 33-34

Unitarianism - 1865
...do me this day a greater benefit than ever 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." And, when the executioner...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 34

Religion - 1892
...his favourite prayer. The executioner as usual asked pardon, and he kissed him, saying cheerfully, " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, thou strike not awry, for saving of thine honesty " ' (p. 434). Then he blindfolded...
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Historical Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty and the Reformation Period, Volume 1

S. Hubert Burke - Great Britain - 1879
...chief headsman in an air of pleasantry, handed him an angel in gold, and said, " 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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English (The Granville) history readers, Issue 4

Thomas J. Livesey - 1881
...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 short ; take heed, therefore, that thou strike not awry." The executioner would have covered his eyes,...
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Stories from English history

Louise Creighton - Great Britain - 1883 - 312 pages
...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." The executioner offered to...
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Stories of the Tower

Mary Wilson - 1884 - 215 pages
...devotion; then rising, he gave an angel of gold to the executioner, 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." The executioner then asked...
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Life and Writings of Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor of England and Martyr ...

Thomas Edward Bridgett - Christian saints - 1891 - 458 pages
...favourite prayer, t The executioner as usual asked pardon, and he kissed him, saying cheerfully : " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, thou strike not awry for saving of thine honesty." J Ridebit in die noviisimo....
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 30

Nineteenth century - 1891
...favourite prayer with him. When the executioner asked his pardon, he kissed him and said cheerfully : ' Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thy office. My neck is very short ; take heed, therefore, thou strike not awry, for saving of thy honesty.' Then with a handkerchief...
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