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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 History of England, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...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." This was in 1522 in Henry's jovial day-. affable, and when in good humour had...
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The History of England, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thec 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." This was in 1522 in Henry's jovial days. affable, and when in good humour had...
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A dictionary of printers and printing

Charles Henry Timperley - Booksellers and bookselling - 1839 - 996 pages
...favour me as any subject within this realm ; howbeit, I must tell thcc, I have no cause to be prond thereof; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it would not fail to go off." From this anecdote, it appears, that sir Thomas knew the king to be a villain. Sir Thomas wrote several...
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Sir Thomas More: his life and times, illustrated from his own writings and ...

William Joseph WALTER - 1840
...believe 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.' " In a letter of this period he thus speaks...
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Amenities of literature, sketches and characters of English literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1841
...royalty. More observed, " Son, the King favours me as (much as) any subject within the realm; howbeit 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 seems to have descried the speck of the Reformation, while others could...
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Amenities of Literature: Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1841
...royalty. More observed, " Son, the king favors me as [much as] any subject within the realm ; howbeit 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 seems to have descried the speck of the Reformation, while others could...
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Amenities of Literature: Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1841 - 851 pages
...royalty. More observed, " Son, the king favors me as [much as] any subject within the realm; howbeit 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 seems to have descried the speck of the Reformation, while others could...
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Philomorus: A Brief Examination of the Latin Poems of Sir Thomas More

John Howard Marsden - 1842 - 78 pages
...made to Roper when congratulated by him on his familiar footing at court: — " Howbeit, son. Roper, 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." Having thus examined the few poems which are of a public or national character,...
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Philomorus: A Brief Examination of the Latin Poems of Sir Thomas More

John Howard Marsden - 1842 - 78 pages
...made to Roper when congratulated by him on his familiar footing at court : — " Howbeit, son Roper, 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." Having thus examined the few poems which are of a public or national character,...
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Amenities of Literature, Consisting of Sketches and Characters of ..., Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1842
...of coals would not suffice.'* the King favours me as (much as) any subject within the realm; howbeit 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 seems to have descried the speck of the Reformation, while others could...
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