The Internet Wiretap edition of
UTOPIA, by SIR THOMAS MORE
(Written in 1516.)
From Ideal Commonwealths,
P.F. Collier & Son, New York.
(c)1901 The Colonial Press, expired.
Prepared by Kirk Crady <email@example.com>
from scanner output provided by Internet Wiretap.
This book is in the public domain, released July 1993.
HENRY VIII, the unconquered King of England, a
prince adorned with all the virtues that become a
great monarch, having some differences of no small
consequence with Charles, the most serene Prince of Castile,
sent me into Flanders, as his ambassador, for treating and
composing matters between them. I was colleague and com-
panion to that incomparable man Cuthbert Tonstal, whom
the King with such universal applause lately made Master of
the Rolls, but of whom I will say nothing; not because I fear
that the testimony of a friend will be suspected, but rather
because his learning and virtues are too great for me to do
them . . .