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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...to Esher, a house
appertaining to the Bishop-rick of Winchester, situate within the
county of Surrey, not far from Hampton Court, where my lord and his
family continued the space of three or four weeks, without beds,
sheets, tablecloths, cups and dishes to eat our meat, or to lie in.
Howbeit, there was good provision of all kind of victuals, and of
drink, both beer and wine, whereof there was sufficient and plenty.
My lord was of necessity compelled to borrow of the Bishop of
Carlisle, and of Sir Thomas Arundell, both dishes to eat his meat
in, and plate to drink in, and also linen cloths to occupy. And
thus continued he in this strange estate until the feast of
All-hallowtide was past. It chanced me upon All-hallow day in the
morning to come there into the Great Chamber to give mine
attendance, where I found Master Cromwell leaning in the great
window, with a Primer in his hand, saying of our Lady mattins;
which had been since a very strange sight. He prayed not more
earnestly than the tears distilled from his eyes. Whom I bade good
morrow. And with that I perceived the tears upon his cheeks. To
whom I said, 'Why, Master Cromwell Cromwell, what meaneth all this
your sorrow? ( " Is my lord in any danger, for whom ye lament or
mar' t'lus' or 's ll or any oss lat ye nave sustained by any
misadventure?' ' Nay, nay, ' quoth he, ' it is my unhappy
adventure, which am like to lose all that I have travailed for all
the days of my life, for doing of my master true and diligent
service.' 'Why, Sir, ' quoth I, ' I trust ye be too wise, to commit
any thing by my lord's commandment, otherwise than ye ought to do
of right, whereof ye have cause to doubt of loss of your goods.' '
Well, well, ' quoth he, ' I cannot tell; but all things I see
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