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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... "
First Steps to Astronomy and Geography - Page 230
by First steps - 1828 - 386 pages
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 618 pages
...taken by the insolent foe, And sold to slavery. Othellu. An old man, broken with the storms of fate, Is come to lay his weary bones among you ; Give him a little earth ¡or charity. Henry fill. MINUTELY trace man's life ; year after year, Through all his days let all...
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Windsor Castle, and Its Environs

Leitch Ritchie - 1848 - 392 pages
...described ! — " Lodged in the abbey, where the reverend abbot With all his convent, honourably received him, To whom he gave these words : ' O father abbot,...storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth, for charity.' " By order of James II. the chapel, which was then a mere...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 45

Medicine - 1870 - 586 pages
...domains of Hampton Court did not suffice to satisfy him ; but now he is abject and supplicates : " An old man broken with the storms of state Is come...among you ; Give him a little earth for charity." Bead, again, the character of Lord Grey de Wilton as pourtrayed by Mr. Hepworth Dixon in ' Her Majesty's...
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Stories of Shakespeare's English History Plays

Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1912 - 346 pages
...that he was finally obliged to beg hospitality of the Abbot of Leicester, whom he addressed saying, '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!' Already mortally ill, he was then put to bed, and three days...
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The New Grant White Shakespeare: Henry VIII ; Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare - 1912 - 402 pages
...With all his convent, honourably received him : To whom he gave these words, — " O Father Abbot, 20 An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for chanty ! " So went to bed, where eagerly his sickness Pursu'd him...
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Legal Antiquities: A Collection of Essays Upon Ancient Laws and Customs

Edward Joseph White - Criminal law - 1913 - 370 pages
...after his disgrace, at the Abbey of Leicester, in King Henry VIII, in the following touching plea :55 "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 poor, desolate widow of Edward IV, after the death of...
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Commentaries on the Law in Shakespeare: With Explanations of the Legal Terms ...

Edward Joseph White - Law in literature - 1913 - 588 pages
...sought the benefit of sanctuary, at the Abbey of Leicester, in King Henry VIII, as follows: "Grif. . . . 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." (Act IV, Scene I.) Aufldius is made to say in Coriolanus:...
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Warwickshire Poets

Charles Henry Poole - English poetry - 1914 - 450 pages
...Leicester, Lodged in the abbey ; where the reverend abbot, With all his convent, honourably received him ; To whom he gave these words, " O, father abbot,...storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye ; Give him a little earth for charity ! " So went to bed ; where eagerly his sickness Pursued him...
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - Coats - 1914 - 634 pages
...and field ; . . . Of being taken by the insolent foe And sold to slavery. Othello, Act i, Scene 3. 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. Henry VIII, Act iv, Scene 2. MINUTELY trace man's life ;...
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The Tribune of Nova Scotia: A Chronicle of Joseph Howe, Volume 26

William Lawson Grant - Lieutenant governors - 1915 - 198 pages
...days ; and instead of playing governor, I feel like saying with Wolsey, to the Abbot of Leicester : 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.' That was almost all that was given him. The only levee he...
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