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" The last words of his pangs were these : ' I am faint, Lord, have mercy upon me, and take my spirit. "
Literary Remains of King Edward the Sixth: Preface, containing an account of ... - Page cxci
by Edward VI (King of England) - 1857 - 634 pages
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A selection from the writings of the reformers and early ..., Volume 2

Legh Richmond - Suffering - 1817
...been further off." Then Dr. Owen said, ." We heard you speak to yourself, but what you said we know not." He then (after his fashion) smilingly said,...take my spirit." And thus he yielded up the ghost *. * " His funeral was solemnized at Westminster, Aug. S. Whereat were expressed, by nil sorts of people,...
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The History of the Reformation of the Church of England: Reign of King Edward VI

Henry Soames - 1827
...upon the very edge of eternity, Sir Henry Sidney held him in his arms, when he suddenly exclaimed, " I am faint, Lord have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." He spoke no more, but instantly expired b. This -mournful event occurred at Greenwich, on Thursday,...
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The Days of Queen Mary; Or, Annals of Her Reign: Containing Particulars of ...

George Stokes - Great Britain - 1799 - 336 pages
...bystanders, exclaimed, " Are ye so nigh ? I thought ye had been further off." His last words were, " I am faint; Lord, have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." The following extract from the Catechism set forth by the King's authority, in 1553, may be acceptable...
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The History of the Church and Court of Rome: From the ..., Volume 2

Hallifield Cosgayne O'Donnoghue - 1830
...byestanders, exclaimed, " Are ye so nigh ? I thought you had been further off." His last words were, " I am faint; Lord, have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." Thus died Edward the Sixth, in the sixteenth year of his age, eminent for his learning and abilities,...
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Writings of Edward the Sixth, William Hugh, Queen Catherine Parr, Anne Askew ...

Edward VI (King of England) - Theology - 1831 - 506 pages
...gave this account, to satisfy him, said, ' We heard you speak to yourself, but what you said we know not.' He then (after his fashion) smilingly said....take my spirit.' And thus he yielded up the ghost." The untimely decease of Edward, and the political circumstances of that day, caused reports to be spread...
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The Life of Archbishop Cranmer: For the Use of the Young ...

J. A. Sargant - 1832 - 288 pages
...irreproachable. His last words were very remarkable : "I have learned more," said said, we know not." Hee then, after his fashion, smilingly, said, " I was...take my spirit." And thus he yielded up the ghost, being almost sixteen years old, to the great sorrow, but greater calamitie of the whole realme. —...
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A history of England, in which it is intended to consider men and events on ...

Henry Walter - 1832
...prayer to GOD." In a few minutes more, as sir Henry Sidney held him up in his arms, he exclaimed " I faint : Lord, have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." And thus he expired. Lord, forget not his prayer for England, and ever maintain thy true religion in it. CHAPTER...
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The Life of John Calvin

Théodore de Bèze - 1836 - 332 pages
...and my people may praise thy holy name, for thy Son Jesus Christ his sake." His last words were, " I am faint, Lord have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." Thus died this blessed king — this young Josias, July 6, 1553, aged 17. Mr. Bradford, the martyr,...
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The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe: a New and Complete Edition: with a ...

John Foxe - Church history - 1838
...further off." Then kl"uirede" -^r- Owen said, " We heard you speak to yourself, but what you said we know not." He then (after his fashion smilingly) said,...me, and take my spirit." And thus he yielded up the ghost,1 leaving a woeful kingdom behind unto his sister. Albeit he, in his will, had excluded his sister...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 3

Christian biography - 1839
...off." Then doctor Owen said, " wee heard you speake to yourselfe, but what you said we know not." Hee then, after his fashion, smilingly, said, " I was...have mercy upon me, and take my spirit." And thus he yeelded up the ghost, being almost sixteen yeeres old, to the great sorrow, but greater calamitie of...
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