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" I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself. "
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - Biography - 1808
...was weakly built, he turned to the lieutenant of the Tower and said, " I pray you, Mr. lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself." He desired the spectators to pray for him, and to bear witness that he died in and for the holy catholic...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810
...weak, and ready to fall, he said merrily to the lieutenant of the Tower, " I pray you, Mr. Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself." After his prayers were ended, he turned to the executioner, and said with a cheerful countenance, "...
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 1

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...scaffold was weakly erected, he said, in his usual tone, to the attending officer, " I pray thee, friend, see me safe up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself." Observing the executioner pale and trembling, he said to him, " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not...
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The Life of Sir Thomas More

William Roper, Samuel Weller Singer - Christian saints - 1822 - 195 pages
...weak that it was ready to fall, he said merrily to the Lieutenant, " I pray you, Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself." Then desired he all the people thereabout to pray for him, and to bear wituess with him, that he should...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...Mccndcd the scalFold, which seemed so weak that it was ready to fall -, whereupon, " I pray (said he) sec me- safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself." His prayers being ended, be turned to the executioner, and with a cheerful countenance said, " Pluck...
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English Stories

Maria Hack - Great Britain - 1825
...scaffold was weakly erected, he said, in his usual tone, to the attending officer, " I pray thee, friend, see me safe up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself." Observing the executioner pale and trembling, he said to him: " Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not...
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A New Universal Biography: Forming the first volume of series III

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...was weakly built, he turned to the lieutenant of the Tower, and said, " I pray you, Mr. Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself." He desired the spectators to pray for him, and to bear witness that he died in and for the holy Catholic...
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Memoirs of the Court of Henry the Eighth, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Great Britain - 1826
...unstable, More, whose jocular vein did not desert him, said to Kingston, " I pray you, master lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself." When on the scaffold, he called all present to bear witness that he suffered for the faith of the catholic...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 4

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...was weakly built, he turned to the lieutenant of the Tower, and said, " I pray you, Mr. Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down, let me shift for myself." He desired the spectators to pray for him, and to bear witness that he died in and for the holy Catholic...
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The historical antiquities of Hertfordshire

Henry Chauncy (sir.) - 1826
...Scaflbld which seem'd so weak that 'twas ready to fall, lie said merrily to the Lieutenant, I pray, Sir, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself; The Sheriff interrupting him when he would have spoke to the People, he desired their Prayers and that...
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