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" Lord, (said I) if it please your grace, I doe give now, but when I beg any thing, then I will kneele. "
Monthly Magazine; Or, British Register of Literature, Sciences and the ... - Page 327
1803
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

John Bull - English wit and humor - 1825 - 782 pages
...Not too near the hedge, not too near the hedge, neighbours. Richmond said merrily to me : ' Taylor, where did you learn the manners to give the king a book and not kneel ?' — "My lord," said I, " if it please your grace, I do give now ; but when I teg any thin;;, then I will kneel." fRUDEST...
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The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon ...

Author of The young man's own book - American wit and humor - 1836 - 322 pages
...Whitehall, as his majesty camc from the chapel. The Duke of Richmond said merrily to me : — ' Taylor, where did you learn the manners to give the king a book iind not kneel ?' ' My lord,' said I, ' if it please your grace, I do give now ; but when I beg any...
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A catalogue, bibliographical and critical, of early English ..., Volume 79

John Payne Collier - 1837 - 378 pages
...did you learne the manner to give the King a book and not kneel?' ' My Lord, (said I) if it please your grace, I doe give now, but when I beg any thing, then I will kneele.' " To some of the jests verses are appended by way of application, but they generally have little merit...
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A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English ...

John Payne Collier - Bibliography - 1865 - 608 pages
...did you learnc the manner to give the King a book, and not kneel ?' ' My Lord, (said I) if it please your grace, I doe give now, but when I beg any thing, then I will kneele." To some of the jests verses are appended by way of application, but they generaDy have little merit...
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A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English ...

John Payne Collier - Early printed books - 1865 - 608 pages
...learne the mauner to give the King a book, and not kneel ?' ' My Lord, (said I) if it please your graee, I doe give now, but when I beg any thing, then I will kneele." To some of the jests verses are appended by way of applieation, but they generally have little merit...
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A Book of Famous Wits

Walter Jerrold - English wit and humor - 1913 - 404 pages
...Whitehall, as his Majesty came from the Chapel. The Duke of Richmond said merrily to me, ' Taylor, where did you learn the manners to give the King a book and not kneel ? ' ' My Lord,' said I, ' if it please your Grace I do give now ; but when I beg anything then I will kneel.' " When...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register, Volume 14

British periodicals - 1802 - 688 pages
...at Whitehall, as His M^jclty came from the chapel. The Duke of Richmond laid merrily tome: " Taylor, where did you learn the manners to give the King a...Lord, laid I, if it pleafe your grace, I doe give now ; hut when I beg any thing, then I will kneele." Mylelf, (fays the fame wriier), carried an old fellow...
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