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" a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a basilisk, a lying buffoon, a mad fool with a frothy mouth and aw hface... "
A History of the Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland ; Showing how ... - Page 53
by William Cobbett - 1857 - 333 pages
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The history of Lynn. To which is prefixed a copious account of ..., Volume 2

William Richards - 1812
...the pope. Luther makes a* difficult/to call his royal antagonist, a Tbomistical piy, an ass, a jakes, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a •basilisk, a lying buffoon disguised in a king's robe, a road fool with a frothy mouth and a whorish face. He even addresses him...
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The Splendid Advantages of Being a Woman

Charles James Dunphie - Women - 1876 - 362 pages
...man " who could only distinguish himself by prating and being troublesome." Luther called Henry VIII. a " pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder,...basilisk, a lying buffoon dressed in a king's robes, and a mad fool with a frothy mouth ! " and even said to him, " you lie, you stupid and sacreligious...
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A History of the Protestant Reformation in England & Ireland: Written in ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1899 - 415 pages
...serious affair, had opposed it as an author ! He had, in 1521, written a book against it. His vanity and his pride were engaged in the contest ; to which may...answering his book, had called him "a pig, an ass, a 12 Philip of Hesse, who had been married sixteen years and with his wife still living, asked Luther...
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Brann, the Iconoclast: A Collection of the Writings of W. C. Brann ...

William Cowper Brann - 1899
...nigh destroys that hypothesis. He declared that the founder of the Anglican Church was 'a pig, an uss, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a basilisk, a lying buffoon, a mad fool with a frothy mouth and aw liface" — which demonstrates that, like Hamlet, he could tell...
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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volumes 14-15

Edgar Allan Poe - 1902
...which the latter acquired the title of " Defender of the Faith," calls the monarch very unceremoniously "a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder,...in a king's robes, a mad fool with a frothy mouth \ri a whorish face." The Psalter of Solomon, which contains 1 8 psalms, is the work which was found...
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Edgar Allan Poe - 1902
...the latter acquired the title of " Defender of the Faith," calls the monarch very unceremoniously " a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a basilisk, a lying buffoon dressed hi a king's robes, a mad fool with a frothy mouth and a whorish face." An unshaped kind of something...
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The Lamp [ed. by T.E. Bradley]., Volume 4

Thomas Earnshaw Bradley - 1852
...had taken some liberties with his majesty, such as calling him in his own complimentary sty \$—" A pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder,...basilisk, a lying buffoon dressed in a king's robes, and a mad fool with a frothy mouth and a -face, Sfc., Sfc., Sgc., therefore he would none of his ghostly...
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Brann the Iconoclast - A collection of the Writings of W.C. Brann in two ...

W.C. Brann - 1905
...Henry VIII. well-nigh destroys that hypothesis. He declared that the founder of the Anglican Church was "a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a basilisk, a lying buffoon, a mad fool with a frothy mouth and aw hface"—'which demonstrates that, like Hamlet, he could tell...
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Brann the Iconoclast: A Collection of the Writings of W. C. Brann, Volume 2

William Cowper Brann - 1905
...Henry VIII. well-nigh destroys that hypothesis. He declared that the founder of the Anglican Church was "a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder, a basilisk, a lying buffoon, a mad fool with a frothy mouth and aw hface"—which demonstrates that, like Hamlet, he could tell...
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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 9

Edgar Allan Poe - 1908
...which the latter acquired the title of "Defender of the Faith," calls the monarch very unceremoniously "a pig, an ass, a dunghill, the spawn of an adder,...mad fool with a frothy mouth and a whorish face." An unshaped kind of something first appeared, is a line in Cowley's famous description of the Creation....
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