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W. Garrett Horder, comp.  The Poets’ Bible: New Testament.  1895.
 
The Slaughter of the Innocents
William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
 
Henry V. III. 3.

YOUR naked infants spitted upon pikes;
Whiles the mad mothers, with their howls confused,
Do break the clouds, as did the wives of Jewry
At Herod’s bloody hunting slaughtermen.
 
 
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