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Socrates drinking the hemlock,
And Jesus on the rood;
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whan he rood, men myghte his brydel heere
Gynglen in a whistlynge wynd als cleere
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With hym ther rood a gentil pardoner
Of Rouncivale, his freend and his compeer,
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Thus Satan talking to his neerest Mate
With Head up-lift above the wave, and Eyes
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The hedge [of hawthorns] formed a type of suite of chapels disappearing under the wall of their flowers heaped as on an altar; und ...
The yellow pool has overflowed high up on Clooth-na-Bare,
For the wet winds are blowing out of the clinging air;
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Thy great leaves enfold
The ancient beards, the helms of ruby and gold
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Where are now the warring kings,
Word be-mockers? By the Rood
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Red Rose, proud Rose, sad Rose of all my days!
Come near me, while I sing the ancient ways:
Come near; I would, before my time to go,
Sing of old Eire and the ancient ways:
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