Memories of Malling and Its Valley: With a Fauna and Flora of Kent

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H.C.H. Oliver, 1893 - Kent (England) - 291 pages

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Page 52 - And wilt thou leave me thus? Say nay, say nay. And wilt thou leave me thus, That hath loved thee so long In wealth and woe among? And is thy heart so strong " As for to leave me thus? Say nay, say nay. And wilt thou leave me thus, That hath given thee my heart, Never for to depart Neither for pain nor smart; And wilt thou leave me thus? Say nay, say nay.
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Page 94 - Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, And the spirit shall return to God who gave it.
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