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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Author: Samuel Daniel
Editor: Rosemary Gaby
Peer Reviewed

The Civil Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York (Selection)

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There lo that new-appearing glorious star

Wonder of Arms, the terror of the field

Young Henry, laboring where the stoutest are

And even the stoutest forces back to yield,

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There in that hand, boldened to blood and war,

That must the sword in wondrous actions wield:

But better hadst thou learn'd with others' blood

A less expense to us, to thee more good.