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Page 58 - Barons and bishops of our realm of England, After the nineteen winters of King Stephen — A reign which was no reign, when none could sit By his own hearth in peace ; when murder common As nature's death, like Egypt's plague, had fill'd All things with blood...
Page 29 - I served King Henry well as Chancellor; I am his no more, and I must serve the Church. This Canterbury is only less than Rome, And all my doubts I fling from me like dust, Winnow and scatter all scruples to the wind, And all the puissance of the warrior, And all the wisdom of the Chancellor...
Page 27 - Lord my God, Henry the King hath been my friend, my brother, And mine uplifter in this world, and chosen me For this thy great archbishoprick, believing That I should go against the Church with him. And I shall go against him with the Church, And I have said no word of this to him: 'Am 7 the man?' And the Lord answer'd me, Thou art the man, and all the more the man.