Quotation by Sarah Fielding

I was condemned to be beheaded, or burnt, as the king pleased; and he was graciously pleased, from the great remains of his love, to choose the mildest sentence.
Sarah Fielding (1710–1768), British novelist. Last chapter of Henry Fielding's Journey from This World to the Next (1743). Anna Boleyn, in "The History of Anna Boleyn," (1743).

Attributed to Sarah Fielding.
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