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" ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 237
edited by - 1833
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The History of England, Volume 1

Thomas Keightley - 1840 - 580 pages
...will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had 1 but served /God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not (have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study, not regarding my...
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Sunday school lessons on the parables, by a lady

LADY. - 1841 - 200 pages
...his choice in his last moments, exclaimed, "Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my gray hairs ; but this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study, not regarding my...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1843 - 672 pages
...well, Muster Kingston (quoth he), I see the matter against me how it is framed: hut if I had served my God as diligently as I have served my King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. Howheit, this is the just reward that I must receive for my worldly diligence and pains...
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The Catholic magazine, Volume 3

1844 - 292 pages
...suddenly and painfully awakened to the consciousness of long neglected duties: — " Had I served my GOD as diligently as I have served my king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs I" How noble was the demeanour on the scaffold of the illustrious Sir Thomas More ! the...
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The Wonders of History: Comprising Remarkable Battles, Sieges, Feats of Arms ...

1844 - 580 pages
...little before he expired, to this effect: " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the just reward I must receive for my indulgent .pains and study, not regarding my service...
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Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide

1864 - 724 pages
...he gave utterance those memorable words, " but served my God as (Gateway of JFoltey'u School at is I have served my king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs." It has been said, "The ill ;hat men do lives after them, he good is oft interred with...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1846 - 482 pages
...alittle before he expired to this effect : " Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the just reward 1 must receive for my indulgent pains and study ; not regarding my service...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1847 - 556 pages
...to render my simple soul into his divine hands. If I had served God as diligently as I have done the King, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. Howbeit, this is the just reward that I must receive for my worldly diligence and pains that I have...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 3

David Hume - 1848 - 588 pages
...will and appetite ; but could not prevail. Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my gray hairs. But this is the iust reward that I must receive for mv indul- CHAP. "YW gent pains and study, not regarding...
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An abridged history of England

William Frederick Mylius - 1849 - 472 pages
...second day, seeing the lieutenant of the Tower, who had come to conduct him, he said, " Master Kyngston, had I but served God as diligently as I have served my king, he would not have given me up in my grey hairs. But this is my just reward for all my pains and study, not regarding my service...
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