The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years of the Stuarts, Частина 1

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Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth
Ballad Society, 1878

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Сторінка 59 - This day is call'd the feast of Crispian : He that outlives this day, and comes safe home, Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam'd, And rouse him at the name of Crispian.
Сторінка 59 - To-morrow is Saint Crispian : ' Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say ' These wounds I had on Crispin's day.' Old men forget ; yet all shall be forgot, But he'll remember with advantages What feats he did that day : then shall our names, Familiar in...
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