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" I find his Grace my very good Lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm ; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof ; for if my head would win him a castle in France (for... "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 127
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...believe be doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof ; for, if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go." In 1523, he was chosen speaker of the House of Commons ; and, soon after, shewed...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 22

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...believe be doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof: for, if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go." In, 1523, he was chosen speaker of the House of Commons ; and, soon after,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1815
...believe be doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof : for, if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go." In 1523, he was chosen speaker of the House of Commons ; and, soon after, shewed...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 4

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1816
...within this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud on that account ; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go off."* Sir Tliomas usually attended Divine service at Chelsea church, f and very...
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Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics ...

Charles Butler - Catholics - 1819
...believe he doth as " singularly favour me as any subject within this " realm. ^Howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I " have no cause to be proud thereof;...if my head " would win him a castle in France, it should not " fail to go." More foresaw the Reformation, and its effects. Mr. Roper once observed to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 184

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1896
...him upon the signal favour thus shown him by his Sovereign. To whom he replied, ' Son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go.' More had rightly estimated the ruthless egotism — 'selfwill and self-worship,'...
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Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics: Since the ...

Charles Butler - Church and state - 1822
...believe he doth as " singularly favour me as any subject within this " realm. Howbeit,son Roper, I may tell thee, I have " no cause to be proud thereof;...if my head " would win him a castle in France, it should not " fail to go." More foresaw the reformation and its effects. Mr. Roper once observed to...
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The Life of Sir Thomas More

William Roper - Christian saints - 1822 - 195 pages
...singularly favour me as any subject within this realm : howbcit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I haye no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head would win him a castle in France (for then there was war between us) it should not fail to go." This Sir Thomas More, among all other...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 92, Part 1; Volume 131

Early English newspapers - 1822
...and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject in this realm. However, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof, for if my head could coin him a castle in France, it would not fail to be struck off. — Roper, 13. While SirThomas...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...lerd indeed, and bilieve he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm : howbeit, I must tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof; for if my head would wiu him a castle in France, it would not fail to go off." From this anecdote it appears, that Sir Thomas...
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