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Henry VIII
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  • I had my trial, And, must needs say, a noble one; which makes me A little happier than my wretched father.
  • Is this your comfort, The cordial that ye bring a wretched lady, A woman lost among ye, laugh’d at, scorn’d?
  • What will become of me now, wretched lady!
  • O, how wretched Is that poor man that hangs on princes’ favours!
  • My next poor petition Is, that his noble Grace would have some pity Upon my wretched women, that so long Have follow’d both my fortunes faithfully; Of which there is not one, I dare avow, And now I should not lie, but will deserve, For virtue and true beauty of the soul, For honesty and decent carriage, A right good husband; let him be a noble; And, sure, those men are happy that shall have ’em.

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  • The children were taken into protective custody due to their wretched living conditions.
  • The photograph showed poor people in a wretched village in East Africa.

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