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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
    Peer Reviewed

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

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    Who yet reserv'd, though after quit for this,

    Another tempest on thy head to raise,

    As if still wrong revenging Nemesis

    Did mean t'afflict all thy continual days:

    And yet this field he happily might miss

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    For thy great good, and therefore well he stays:

    What might his force have done being join'd thereto

    When that already gave so much to do?