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" After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honour from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Page lvi
by James Boswell - 1888
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The Life of King Henry VIII.

William Shakespeare - 1908 - 189 pages
...little : And, to add greater honours to his age Than man could give_him, he died fearing God. Kath. After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker...corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. Whom I most hated living, thou hast made me, With thy religious tcuth and modesty, Now in his. .aslifisJujnour....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson ...: Together with a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1910
...prose works," in the second edition transferred to the beginning of the work, as is also "a Table'of Contents;" "a Table of Corrections," concluding with...corruption, " But such an honest chronicler as Griffith."* SHAESPEARE, Henry VIII. • See Dr. Johnson's letter to Mrs. Thrale, dated Ostick in Skie, September...
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The Works of George Meredith, Volume 23

George Meredith - English literature - 1910
...Shakespeare's Henry vni., but picks out the following passages therein as the finest : — 'KATHARINE After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker...corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. Whom I most hated living, thou hast made me, With thy religious truth and modesty, Now in his ashes...
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William Pierce Frye (late a Senator from Maine): Memorial Addresses ...

United States. Congress - Legislators - 1913 - 110 pages
...at least, can be truthfully said, bearing in mind what I know would be the wish of his honest mind. After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honor from corruption Save an honest chronicler. We can not now think of him as dead, so long did he...
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Joseph Chamberlain: An Honest Biography

Alexander Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1914 - 416 pages
...'honest,' asks a censor. 'What has "honest" to do with biography ? ' Let Queen Katharine answer — After my death, I wish no other herald. No other speaker...corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. CONTENTS PAGE PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION be NOTABLE DATES IN MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S LIFE . xix I.— ANCESTRY...
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With Americans of Past and Present Days

Jean Jules Jusserand - France - 1916 - 350 pages
...love with his own harshness, that would not feel toward Furness as Queen Katharine toward Griffith: After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honor from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as — Furness. His friendly appreciation of French...
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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...Sc. 2. Yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely. ibid. After my death I wish no other herald, Xo other speaker of my living actions, To keep mine honour...corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. jbid. To dance attendance on their lordships' pleasures. Act t. Sc. 2. 'T is a cruelty To load a falling...
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Antiquity Forgot: Essays on Shakespeare, Bacon and Rembrandt

Howard B. White - History - 1978 - 160 pages
...honors to his age Than man could give him, he died fearing God. (IV, ii, 67) And Katherine responds: After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker of my living actions To keep mine honor from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith . . . Whom I most hated living, thou...
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Elizabethan Theater: Essays in Honor of S. Schoenbaum

Samuel Schoenbaum, R. B. Parker, Professor of English Trinity College R B Parker, Sheldon P. Zitner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 324 pages
...Griffith to rebalance her own hostile account of Wolsey with some of his virtues and genuine achievements: After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker...corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith. Whom I most hated living, thou hast made me, With thy religious truth and modesty, Now in his ashes...
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Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785

Stuart Sherman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 323 pages
...addressed by Katherine to Griffith himself, who has just given her a moving account of the death of Wolsey: After my death I wish no other herald, No other speaker...from corruption, But such an honest chronicler as Griffith.33 Johnson, misremembering the line as he applies its praise to Boswell, substitutes "faithful"...
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