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  • Title: The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)
  • Editor: Rosemary Gaby

  • Copyright Rosemary Gaby. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: Samuel Daniel
    Editor: Rosemary Gaby
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    The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)

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    And yet undaunted Hotspur seeing the king

    So near approach'd, leaving the work in hand,

    With forward speed his forces marshaling,

    Sets forth his farther coming to withstand:

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    And with a cheerful voice encouraging

    By his great spirit his well-emboldened band,

    Brings a strong host of firm-resolved might

    And plac'd his troops before the king in sight.