When Harry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The Protestants made him the head of the Church ; But George's good subjects, the Bloomsbury people, Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple. Demosthenes - Page 361by Demosthenes - 1859 - 572 pagesFull view
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Sir John Collings Squire, Rolfe Arnold Scott-James - English literature - 1927 - 720 pages
...dedicated to the figure of King George. This is the subject of Walpole's lines : When Henry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch The Protestants made him...Instead of the Church, made him head of the Steeple. The interior of St. George's, Bloomsbury, is of great interest as being planned on two axes, which...