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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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    Then those two helps which still such actors find,

    Pretense of common good, the king's disgrace,

    Doth fit their course, and draw the vulgar mind

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    To further them and aid them in this case:

    The king they accus'd for cruel, and unkind

    That did the state, and crown, and all deface;

    A perjured man that held all faith in scorn,

    Whose trusted oaths had others made forsworn.