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" Then being asked which way he would lay himself on the block, he answered, " So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies. "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 430
by Richard Warner - 1824
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The Life of Sir Walter Ralegh: From His Birth to His Death on the Scaffold ...

William Oldys - 1740 - 576 pages
...his Shoulder, granted. Then being afked, which way he would lay himfelf on. the Block, he anfwer'd, So the Heart be right, it is no Matter which way the Head lies. As he ftoop'd to lay himfelf along, and reclined his Head, his Face being towards the Eaft, the...
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The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh: Kt. Political, Commercial, and ..., Volume 1

Sir Walter Raleigh - Great Britain - 1751 - 400 pages
...his Shoulder granted it ; and being aflc'd, which Way he would lay himfelf on the Block, he anfwer'd, So the Heart be right, it is no Matter -which Way the Head lies. As he ftoop'd to lay himfelf along, and reclin'd his Head, his Face being towards the Eaft, the...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 1

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...fhoulder granted it ; and being asked which way he would lay himfelf on the block, he anfwered, •' So the heart " be right, it is no matter which way the head lies." . His head was flruck off at two blows, his body never mrinking nor moving. His head was fhewn...
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The Life of Sir Walter Ralegh, Knt, Volume 2

Arthur Cayley - 1806
...shoulder, and said he forgave him. Being asked which way he would lay himself on the block, he answered, so the heart be right it is no matter which way the head lies ; and reclining with his face toward the east, the executioner spread his own cloak under him....
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck, Author of the ..., Volume 3

Charles Buck - Christian ethics - 1808
...a sure remedy for all woes." Being asked which way he would lay himself on the block, he replied, " So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies." Pierre Du Terrail, Chevalier De Bayard, being mortally wounded in retreating from the Imperialists,...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck ...: Containing The Young ...

Charles Buck - Youth - 1808
...a sure remedy for all woes." Being a^ked which way he would lay himself on the block, he replied, " So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies." Pierre Du Terrail, Chevalier De Bayard, being mortally wounded in retreating from the Imperialists,...
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The British review and London critical journal

1820
...forgave the executioner, and being asked which way he would lay himself on the block, he answered, ' So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies ! ' At two strokes, his head was taken off, without the least shrink or motion of his body. "...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 25

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...his shoulder, granted. Then being asked, which way be would lay himself on the block, he answered, ' So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies.' As he stooped to lay himself along, and reclined his head, his face being towards the east,...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - Biography - 1813
...remedy for all evils." Being asked which way he chose to place himself on the block, he replied, So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies ;" and giving the signal, he received the stroke with perfect composure. Thus fell the illustrious...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...his shoulder, forgave him. Being asked, which way he would lay himself on the block, he replied, " So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lieth." After this, on a signal given by Sir Walter, the executioner beheaded him at two blows, his body never...
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