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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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Two Early Tudor Lives: The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey

Tanis. Sylvester, George Cavendish, William Roper - Biography & Autobiography - 1962 - 260 pages
...down and after his prayers said, turned to the executioner and with a cheerful countenance spake thus to 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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Twentieth-century English History Plays: From Shaw to Bond

Niloufer Harben - Drama - 1988 - 280 pages
...Before kneeling down at the scaffold, he embraced the executioner and then addressed the following words to 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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A Sourcebook about Christian Death

Virginia Sloyan - Religion - 1990 - 160 pages
...and after his prayers said, he turned to the executioner, and with a cheerful countenance spake unto him. "Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office, my neck is very short. Take heed therefore thou shoot not awry for saving thine honesty."...
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Influential Thinkers of the Renaissance

Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas More, Martin Luther - Philosophy - 2005 - 404 pages
...and after his prayers said, he turned to the executioner, and with a cheerful countenance spake unto him. " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office, my neck is very short. Take heed therefore thou shoot not awry for saving thine honesty."...
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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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Westminster Hall: Or Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench ...

Law - 1825
...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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