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" 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 361
by Demosthenes, Robert Whiston - 1859 - 572 pages
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1887 - 698 pages
...ill-deserved ridicule upon this church :— When Henry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The Protestant« made him the Head of the Church; But George's good...Instead of the Church made him head of the steeple Cunningham gives no other reference for this than ' Contemporary Epigrams.' Noble gives it iii. 263,...
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Questions and answers - 1887 - 696 pages
...Pope in the lurch, The Protestants made him the Head of the Church; But George's good subjects, tho Bloomsbury people, Instead of the Church made him head of the steeple. Cunningham gives no other reference for this than ' Contemporary Epigrams.' Noble gives it iii. 258,...
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History in ruins, letters

George Godwin - 1853
...a statue of King George I. I dare say you have met with the often-quoted epigram this induced : — "When Henry VIII. left the Pope in the lurch, The...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." Lord Burlington (Richard Boyle) did much to encourage the revived style of architecture. The colonnade...
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Demosthenes, with an Engl. comm. by R. Whiston, Volume 1

Demosthenes - 1859
...de la pyramide, dénotent la victoire navale, que ceste courageuse Roine obtint sur les Ehodiens." An intended, but very absurd imitation of the Mausoleum...Smith's design, from which is taken the plan at p. 358. THE SPEECH FOR THE MEGALOPOLITANS. INTRODUCTION. THE battle of Leuctra (BC 371), in which the...
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London and Its Environs: A Practical Guide to the Metropolis and Its Vicinity

International Exhibition - 1862 - 391 pages
...absurdity said Walpole. " When Hany the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The people of England made him head of the church ; But George's good subjects, the...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." ST. HELEN'S, Bishopgate, City, was the church of the priory of St. Helen, founded 1216, by Basing,...
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Black's Guide to London and Its Environs

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - London (England) - 1863 - 379 pages
...absurdity said Walpole. " When Harry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The people of England made him head of the church ; But George's good subjects, the...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." ST. HELEN'S, Bishopgate, City, was the church of the priory of St. Helen, founded 1216, by Basing,...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - East India House (London, England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...this epigram :— " When Harry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The people of England made him head of the Church; But George's good subjects, the...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." , More admired is the magnificent portico of eight Corinthian columns, which Hawksmoor added to his...
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Black's Guide to London and Its Environs

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Greater London (England) - 1870 - 372 pages
...absurdity said Walpole. " When Harry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The people of England made him head of the church ; But George's good subjects, the...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." ST. HELEN'S, Bishopgate, City, was the church of the priory of St. Helen, founded 1216, by Basing,...
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The Pilot, a journal of religion, politics, literature ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

...the lurch Fools and knaves made him out to be Head of the Church; But in George the First's day wiser Bloomsbury people, Instead of the Church, made him Head of the Steeple. HPD—The Church of England defence of her Orders is contained in " Haddan's Apostolical Succession,"...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...Mausolus in Caria, and surmounted by a statue of George I., whence the epigram — " When Harry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch, The Protestants made him...Instead of the church, made him head of the steeple." * There is a tablet here to the great Earl of Mansfield, who lived hard by in Bloomsbury Square, where...
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