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Text:"...102 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. endeavoared to raise her to a higher sense of what duty required. If there be, in his discourses at this time, some traces of a zeal which does not seem to us ^ according..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 39 should not^ in my mind^ be amiss to receive him with all his pomp^ with his maces^ his pillars^ his poleaxes^ his cross^ his hat^ and the great seal too ; to the intent..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...62 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. rather below than above the middle size; his countenance of an agreeable and friendly cheerfulness, with somewhat of an habitual inclination to smile; and appears more..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...136 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. ment be the l)est, and their religion the truest, they pray that he may strengthen them therein, and bring all the world to the same rules of life, and the same opinions..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 75 fullest employment from Englishmen of wealth and eminence* Soon after Mores accession to office, the king again brought before him the question of his divorce..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 63 exhilarating, he was, by degrees, allowed to withdraw himself, without being questioned on the subject. Yet still the king loved him. Often would he send for him..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 57 ment^ he became a good scholar^ and a useful^ respectable man. The daughters read^ wrote, and conversed in Latin with perfect ease and correctness. In Sir Thomas Mores..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 25 some severity of the laws against thieves; who^ as he said^ were then hanged so fast that there were sometimes twenty on one gibbet ! and yet he could not wonder enough..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 115 but the day before his execution he once again wrote to her. This last letter, written with a coal, is short, and contains his last injunctions and blessings to all his..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...22 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. thoughts^ can be proved by abundant testimony: but we may safely affirm^ that \^ his Utopia was the very offspring of such i a state of heart and mind. Our modem political..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...72 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. had lost, was presented for a jewel to my Lady -More, and she had kept it some sennight very carefully: but at last the beggar had notice where her dog was, and presently..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 15 from vanity and ambition and personal daring, a lover of war, was not cruel or unjust in the early part of his reign. He gave his subjects the best gift, able ministers..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
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Text:"...32 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. wholesale and retail trade^ being conducted by Italians and other foreigners^ despite of an act passed in the short reign of Richard the Third, for the protection..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
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Text:"...100 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. ing again and again your most fruitful and delectable letter ; the faithful messenger of your very virtuous and greatly spiritual mind^ rid from all corrupt love..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 6 Nor was Morton less attached to his ward. He particularly pointed him out to the attention of his noble and even^ royal guests. - This child^ here waiting at table/ he..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 55 first in the order in which they are placed, and then attend minutely to their several parts* By this means you will easily discover any improper expression into which you..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...12 LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. had an early opportunity of discharging a difficult duty to his country. - Henry the Seventh having resolved to marry his daughter Margaret to James the Fifths of Scotland..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
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Text:"...OF SIR THOMASMORE. 97 lations; but, with regard to More, however much superstition might have misled him, he indignantly disclaimed all connexion with the parties, when the proofs of their design..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
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Text:"...^ LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 91 time was^ that, after mass was over^ one of my Lords gentlemen should go to my Ladys pew, and tell her my Lord was gone before: on this occasion. More himself performed..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"...LIFE OF SIR THOMASMORE. 19 g^ve an additional zest to our enjoyment of the author. Many passages may be ad-, duced^ as intended^ in a pleasant but not \ very courtierlike way, to communicate..."
Date:Between 1478 and 1834
Publication place:London, England
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