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" I have eaten his bread and served him near thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 418
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1892
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The history of England, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - 1839
...would yield and consent to what they desire; so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and in gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread,...served him near thirty years, and will not do so base a tiling as to forsake him ; and choose rather to lose my life (which I am sure I shall do), to preserve...
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Memoirs of Prince Rupert, and the Cavaliers: Including Their Private ...

Bartholomew Elliott G. Warburton - Great Britain - 1849
...would yield and consent to what they desire ; so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and in gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread,...forsake him, and choose rather to lose my life (which 1 am sure I shall do) to preserve and defend those things, which are against my conscience to preserve...
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King and Commonwealth, a history of the Great rebellion [by B.M. Gardiner ...

Bertha Meriton Gardiner, James Surtees Phillpotts - 1874
...king ought not to grant what they desire. I have eaten my master's bread, and served him near these thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him, but for my part I do not like the quarrel, and wish he would yield."t Sir "William Waller, one of the...
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King and Commonwealth: A History of Charles I. and the Great Rebellion

Bertha Meriton Cordery Gardiner, James Surtees Phillpotts, B. Cordery (Meriton) - Great Britain - 1876 - 399 pages
...king ought not to grant what they desire. I have eaten my master's bread, and served him near these thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him, but for my part I do not like the quarrel, and wish he would yield."t Sir William Waller, one of the...
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The Pythouse papers: correspondence concerning the Civil war [&c.] transcr ...

Pythouse papers - 1879
...would yield and consent to what they desire ; so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and in gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread, and served him thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him, and choose rather to lose my life...
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The Pythouse Papers: Correspondence Concerning the Civil War, the Popish ...

William Ansell Day - Great Britain - 1879 - 105 pages
...would yield and consent to what they desire ; so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and in gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread, and served him thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him, and choose rather to lose my life...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 169

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1889
...prejudice in favour of obedience was very strong. ' I have eaten the King's bread, and served him for near thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to forsake him.' * ' I beseech you to consider that Majesty is sacred. God saith, " Touch not Mine Anointed." 'f ' Sure...
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The History of the Granville Family: Traced Back to Rollo, First Duke of ...

Roger Granville - England - 1895 - 489 pages
...would yield and consent to what they desire, so that my conscience is only concerned in honour and in gratitude to follow my master. I have eaten his bread...thirty years, and will not do so base a thing as to foresake him, and choose rather to lose my life which I am sure to do to preserve and defend...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Elizabeth Godfrey, Jessie Bedford - Great Britain - 1904 - 273 pages
...and consent ' " to what They desire ; so that my Conscience is only ' " concerned in Honour and in Gratitude to follow my ' " Master. I have eaten his...not do so base a Thing ' " as to forsake him ; and chuse rather to lose my Life ' " (which I am sure I shall do) to preserve and defend ' " those Things...
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The life and times of Lucius Cary, viscount Falkland

Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott - 1907 - 358 pages
...in the right, that the King ought not to grant what is required of him ; and so you do your duty and business together. But, for my part, I do not like...base a thing as to forsake him, and choose rather to loose my life (which I am sure I shall do) to preserve and defend those things which are against my...
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