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" I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work. "
Oliver Cromwell and His Times - Page 342
by Thomas Cromwell - 1822 - 588 pages
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The history of England, from the earliest times to the death of George II.

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1800
...a fourth* thou art a glutton. " It is you," continued he to the members, " that have forced me upon this* '" I have 'sought the Lord night and day that he *' would rather slay me than put me upon this " work." Then pointing to the mace, " Take " away," cried he, " that bauble." After which^ turning...
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The history of modern Europe: With an account of the decline and ..., Volume 3

William Russell - Europe - 1802
...is you,'' subjoined he, addressing himself to the members, " that have " forced me to proceed thus. I have sought the Lord night " and day, that he would rather slay me than put me upon " this work !'' And having previously commanded the soldiers to clear the house, he ordered the door...
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General biography: or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 3

John Aikin, William Enfield, Mr. Nicholson, Thomas Morgan, William Johnston - Biography - 1802
...members, said, " It is you that forced nie to this, for I haVe sought the Lord night arid day, 'that he_ would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work." In con,' elusion, he seized their papers, turned the mem" bers out of the house, and .locked the doors....
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1806 - 336 pages
...fourth, thou art a glutton. ' It is you,' continued he to the members, ' that have forced ' me upon this. I have sought the Lord night and day, that ' he would rather slay me than put me upon this work.' Then pointing to the mace, ' Take away,' cried he, ' that bauble.' / After which, turning-...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 7

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...Here take it away. It is you," said he, addressing himself to the house, " that have " forced me upon this. I have sought the Lord " night and day, that he would rather slay me than " put me upon this work." Having commanded the soldiers to clear the hall, he himself went out the last, and ordering...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1808
...174. t Dugdale, p. 405. J Ibid. Lndlow, Ihid. || Duijdale, Ibid. IT Ibid. forced me to this ; for I have sought the Lord night and day, that he would...slay me, than put me upon the doing of this work.' Then lie bid one of the soldiers to ' Take away that Fool's bauble,' the Mace ;* and stayed himself...
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An abridgement of the history of England: from the invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - History - 1808 - 325 pages
...a fourth, Thou art a glutton. " It is you," continued he to the members, " that have forced me upon this. I have sought the Lord night and day, that he would rather slay me, than put me upon this work." Then pointing to the mace ; " Take away," cried he, " that bauble." After which, turning...
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Beauties of History; Or, Pictures of Virtue and Vice

L. M. Stretch - 1808
...turning to the members, " It is you," added he, ' that have forced me upon this. I have prayed to th Lord night and day, that he would rather slay me than put me upon this work." Having said this, he turned out all the members one by one, locked the doors himself, and...
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...fourth, " Thou art a glutton. It is you," continued he to the members, " that have forced me upon this. I have sought the Lord night and day, that he would rather slay me than put me upon this work." Then pointing to the mace; " Take away," cried he, " that bauble." After which, turning...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...again to the members, who were about an hundred, said, "'Tis you that have forced me to this ; for I have sought the Lord night and day, that he would...slay me, than put me upon the doing of this work." And then sei/ing on all their papers, he ordered the soldiers to see the house cleared of all members...
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