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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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    But now the King retires him to his peace,

    A peace much like a feeble sickman's sleep,

    (Wherein his waking pains do never cease

    Though seeming rest his closed eyes doth keep)

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    For O, no peace could ever so release

    His intricate turmoils, and sorrows deep,

    But that his cares kept waking all his life

    Continue on till death conclude the strife.