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Henry VIII
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  • At last, with easy roads, he came to Leicester, Lodg’d in the abbey; where the reverend abbot, With all his covent, honourably receiv’d him; To whom he gave these words: "O, father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him a little earth for charity!"
  • At last, with easy roads, he came to Leicester, Lodg’d in the abbey; where the reverend abbot, With all his covent, honourably receiv’d him; To whom he gave these words: "O, father abbot, An old man, broken with the storms of state, Is come to lay his weary bones among ye; Give him a little earth for charity!"

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  • Many boys hope the Saholin abbot will select them as monks.
  • Of all the throng there was scarce one who was not labor-stained and weary, for Abbot Berghersh was a hard man to himself and to others.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The White Company

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