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" Pr'ythee, lead me in : There take an inventory of all I have, To the last penny : 'tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to heaven, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king,... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 20
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...last penny ; 'tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to Heaven, is all I dare now call my own. O Cromwell, Cromwell. Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies. RELIGION. THROUGH shades...
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A defence of the stage, or An inquiry into the real qualities of theatrical ...

John William Cole - 1839 - 192 pages
...Wolsey, when on his fall he perceives the futility of earthly ambition, says : 155 " Had I but serv'd my God, with half the zeal I serv'd my King, he would not in mine age, Have left me naked to mine enemies." In Measure for Measure, in the scene where Isabella is pleading...
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A Defence of the Stage: Or An Enquiry Into the Real Qualities of Theatrical ...

John William Cole - Theater - 1839 - 194 pages
...Wolsey, when on his fall he perceives the futility of earthly ambition, says : 155 " Had I but scrv'd my God, with half the zeal I serv'd my King, he would not in mine age, Have left me naked to mine enemies." In Measure for Measure, in the scene where Isabella is pleading...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - Clowns in literature - 1839 - 678 pages
...Mr. Gray seems to have remembered this line in his elegy,— SCENE 2. Page 137. WOL. Had I butserv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies. Dr. Johnson remarks, that " this sentence was really uttered...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Henry IV, pt. 2. Henry V. Henry VI ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 592 pages
...last penny : 'tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to Heaven, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.3 Crom. Good sir, have...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus ...

William Shakespeare - 1839 - 592 pages
...last penny: 'tis the king's: my robe, And my integrity to Heaven, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell, Cromwell, Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies. 9 Crom. Good sir, have...
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - Theology - 1840 - 450 pages
...person, in the noted complaint of Cardinal Wolsey immediately after his disgrace : Had I but serv'd my God, with half the zeal I serv'd my king ; he would not in mine aŁe Have left me naked to mine enemies8. Here, though the word king is adjoining, and the word God...
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Commentaries on the Historical Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

Thomas Peregrine Courtenay - Historical drama, English - 1840 - 354 pages
...And my integrity to Heav'n, is all I dare now call mine own. O Cromwell ! Cromwell ! Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies !" This last expression is thus reported by Cavendish, as addressed...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 410 pages
...| then if thou fall'st, oh Cromwell, | Thou fall'st a blessed martyr. | O Cromwell, | Had I serv'd my God \ with half the zeal I serv'd my king, | he would not in mine , age | Have left me naked to mine enemies. | REPLY TO WALFOLE. (PITT.*) The atrocious crime of being...
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The Works of James Harris, Esq

James Harris - Philosophy, Modern - 1841 - 616 pages
...privation in the pathetic speech which he gives to Wolsey: O ! Cromwell, Cromwell ! Had I but scrv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine nge Have left me tuited to my enemies. Henry VIlI. act iii. so. C. The same privation has its effect,...
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