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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
edited by - 1829
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English Stories

Maria Hack - Great Britain - 1825
...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...would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to be struck off*." As wealth and power were the great objects of Wolsey's pursuit, and he was conscious...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 4

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...observed how happy he was to be so familiarly treated by the king ; to which Sir Thomas replied, " I must tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof;...Wolsey and others, on a joint embassy to France, and in 1529, with Bishop Tonstal to Cambray. The king, it seems, was so well pleased with his services...
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A New Universal Biography: Forming the first volume of series III

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...observed how happy he was to be so familiarly treated by the king ; to which Sir Thomas replied, " I must tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof;...Wolsey and others, on a joint embassy to France, and in 1529, with Bishop Tonstal to Cambray. The king, it seems, was so well pleased with his services...
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Library for the people. (Division 1). The wonders of nature and art ..., Issue 2

Library - 1827
...believe he 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...would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to be struck off." We have already taken notice of Sir Thomas's friendship with Erasmus, his extensive...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature

Liberalism (Religion) - 1827
...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 it should not fail to go." Such was the opinion of Henry's justice and humanity formed by one who enjoyed...
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The Life of Sir Thomas More

Cresacre More, Thomas More - Christian martyrs - 1828 - 376 pages
...he doth as singularly favour me as any other 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 then there was war between France and us) it should not fail to go off." By which words he evidently...
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The Life of Sir Thomas More

Cresacre More, Thomas More - Christian martyrs - 1828 - 376 pages
...he doth as singularly favour me as any other 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. then there was war between France and us) it should not fail to go off." By which words he evidently...
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Eminent British Statesmen: Sir Thomas More [by Sir J. Mackintosh] Cardinal ...

Statesmen - 1831
...he doth as singularly favour me as any other 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, when there was war between us, it should not fail to go.' " * Utopia, composed in 1516, was printed...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1846
...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, it should not i'ail to go." This authentic anecdote shows, in a very striking manner, how More had early...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1833
...believe he 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 displayed great...
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