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" O, father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity... "
The Works of Shakespeare ...: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected ... - Page 373
by William Shakespeare - 1740
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Religious and Moral Sentences Culled from the Works of Shakespeare: Compared ...

William Shakespeare, Sir Frederick Beilby Watson - 1843 - 224 pages
...2. To whom he gave these words, — " O father Abbott, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him...for charity !" So went to bed : where eagerly his sickness Pursu'd him still ; and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight (which he himself...
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The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare,: According to the Improved ..., Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1844
...; To whom he gave these words ; — ' O father abbot. An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye : Give him...for charity ! ' So went to bed, where eagerly his sickness Pursued him still ; and, three nights after this, About the hour of eight, (which he himself...
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Notice of Windsor in Olden Times

John Stoughton - 1844 - 236 pages
...: To whom he gave these words : — ' O father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye : Give him a little earth for charity.' " Had Wolsey fallen under the frown of his capricious master in the course of pursuits formed for the...
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The star of the court, or, The maid of honour and queen of England, Anne Boleyn

Selina Bunbury - 1844 - 161 pages
...the Abbot, is described by Shakspeare: " O, Father Abbot, An old man, broken with storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye, Give him a little earth for charity." What is called a broken heart, a heart which pride had broken, saved Wolsey from the axe of the executioner....
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...enemies. md. A royal train, believe me. Act io. Sc. i. An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye : Give him a little earth for charity ! Sc. 2. He gave his honours to the world again, His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace. iud....
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Shakespeare Studied in Eight Plays

Albert Stratford George Canning - 1903 - 495 pages
...Leicester, thus addressed the Abbot: "O ! father abbot; An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity," and soon died in that place of refuge. His career is nobly and accurately described by Dr Johnson's...
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An Introduction to the Study of Rhetoric: Lessons in Phraseology ...

Helen Josephine Robins - English language - 1903 - 315 pages
...TENNYSON, Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. 6. " An old man broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye, Give him a little earth for charity." King Henry VIII., iv. 2. 7. Gloucester. "Ay, all of you have laid your heads together And all to make...
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The Lamp [ed. by T.E. Bradley]., Volume 1

Thomas Earnshaw Bradley - 1856
...him : To whom he gave these words : ' O Father Abbot, An old nun, broken with the storm* of State, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity I ' So went to bed, where eagerly his sickness Panned him still ; and three* nights after this, About...
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Shakespeare for Recitation: Selected Scenes and Passages

William Shakespeare - Recitations - 1904 - 224 pages
...him : To whom he gave these words : " O ! father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him...earth for charity." So went to bed, where eagerly his sickness Pursu'd him still; and three nights after this, About the hour of eight,—which he himself...
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Shakspere: Personal Recollections

John Alexander Joyce - Shakespeare in fiction, drama, poetry, etc - 1904 - 306 pages
...words of the old, ruined Cardinal : "O, Father Abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him a little earth for charity! I have touched the highest point of all my greatness And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste...
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