Westminster Abbey: Its History, Pageants and Royal Memorials from the Foundation by Edward the Confessor, A.D. 1065 to the Funeral of Henry V, A.D. 1422, Part 1422

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Bell & Daldy, 1865 - 237 pages
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Page 144 - mothers' womb To chase these pagans, in those holy fields, Over whose acres walk'd those blessed feet, Which, fourteen hundred years ago, were nail'd For our advantage, on the bitter cross. But this our purpose is a twelvemonth old, And bootless 'tis to tell you—we will go.
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