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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
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...there's the country every second bastard born is fathered by a priest.
Man: Why, in Utopia, that couldn't be.
Man: But why?
Man: Well, there the priests are very holy.
Man: Therefore, very few.
Sir Thomas More: Is it anything interesting, Matthew?
Matthew: Bless you, sir, I don't know.
Sir Thomas More: Bless...
When Henry says curtly that it is 8 o'clock and he must be getting back to Richmond the shadows are very short and it really is about 1pm. Next moment when Moore's wife complains to her husband "You crossed him!" the shadows are long and it must be evening.
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