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Thomas More

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Definition English statesman who accepted execution rather than take an oath against his beliefs; executed by Henry VIII; coined the word "utopia" (1478-1535)
  • The film, A Man for all Seasons is based on the life of Thomas More.
Thomas More = English statesman who accepted execution rather than take an oath against his beliefs; executed by Henry VIII; coined the word "utopia" (1478-1535)
  • Sir Thomas More says one can marry at twenty-four.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • The next is, that Sir Thomas More is chosen Lord Chancellor in your place.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • He looked to Thomas more out of place than a carrot on a tomato plant.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Making deliveries on the Upper East Side, he often found himself in the vicinity of a small Catholic church, St. Thomas More.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The Household Steward of Sir Thomas More!
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • Socrates'[344] condemnation of himself to be maintained in all honor in the Prytaneum,[345] during his life, and Sir Thomas More's[346] playfulness at the scaffold, are of the same strain.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Their taste in books was catholic, at any rate; Plato in Greek touched Omar in English; Nietzsche partnered Newton; Thomas More was there, and also Hannah More, Thomas Moore, George Moore, and even Old Moore.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • I had the honour to have much conversation with Brutus; and was told, "that his ancestor Junius, Socrates, Epaminondas, Cato the younger, Sir Thomas More, and himself were perpetually together:" a sextumvirate, to which all the ages of the world cannot add a seventh.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver's Travels
  • Yet is there a man in this court, is there a man in this country, who does not know Sir Thomas More's opinion of the King's title?
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • ] [Footnote 346: Sir Thomas More.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • The one fixed point in a world of changing friendships is that Thomas More will not give in!
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • The King's a man of conscience and he wants either Sir Thomas More to bless his marriage or Sir Thomas More destroyed.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • The King's a man of conscience and he wants either Sir Thomas More to bless his marriage or Sir Thomas More destroyed.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • She laughed quaintly, saying: "Does it need Sir Thomas More's sanction?"
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • Sharon bought and arranged the flowers for St. Thomas More.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • She had come to New York without a job or even many clothes and had found her way to St. Thomas More.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • When I first went to see Sharon at St. Thomas More, she told me she'd recently spoken to Nancy and Charlie.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • And I may say Thomas More— CROMWELL Thomas More will line up on the right side.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • And I may say Thomas More— CROMWELL Thomas More will line up on the right side.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons

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