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" Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it. "
The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers - Page 368
by New and general biographical dictionary - 1815
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...her, " Mistress, since it were against good manpers to refuse your new year's gift, I -dm content to to take your gloves ; but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it." The following anecdote of More is given by lord Bacon, in his Essays. " A person who had a suit in chancery...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 22

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...refused, or returned them, and often with his characteristic humour. One lady, in whose favour he bad given a decree, presented him, as a new year's gift,...of gratifying his resentment in its full extent. In 1334 an act was passed declaring the king's marriage with Catherine of Arragon to be void,- and contrary...
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 1

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...year's gift, More took the gloves, but, pouring out the money, and returning it, said with a sm.ile, V Since it would be contrary to good manners to refuse...gloves, 'but, as for the lining, I utterly refuse it." * 1534. An act, passed in the next session of Parliament, Ofmisprit trea- gave Henry a more promising...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...them, he said to her, " Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it." The following anecdote of More is given by Lord Bacon in his Essays : A person who had a suit in Chancery...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

English wit and humor - 1825 - 767 pages
...returning it, said with a smile, " Since it »ould be contrary to good manners to refuse n new yeiir's gift from a lady, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, 1 utterly refuse il." SiniKINC. A BARGAIN. A Highlander who sold brooms, went into a barber's shop...
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The Life of Sir Thomas More

Cresacre More - Christian martyrs - 1828 - 376 pages
...saying, " Mistress, seeing it were against good manners to refuse a gentlewoman's new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves ; but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it," and so caused her to take her money again. One Mr. Gresham likewise, having at the same time a cause...
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The Athenaeum, Volume 2

1828
...them, he said to her, " Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new-year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining I utterly refuse it." ' Some days in term, such was his dispatch of business, that no cause was heard or motion made. And...
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Christmas Carols, Ancient and Modern: Including the Most Popular in the West ...

William Sandys - Carols - 1833 - 188 pages
...them, he said to her, " Mistresse, since it were against good manners to refuse your New-year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining I utterly refuse it."f The officers of his court also gave New-year's gifts to the Chancellor; and the first judge that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...them, he said to her, " Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it." The following anecdote of More is given by Lord Bacon in his Essays : — A person who had a suit in Chancery...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...them, he said to her, " Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it." Augustine Nicholls, one of the judges in the time of James the First, as an instance of his virtue,...
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