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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
John Lydgate. 1370?–1450?
14. Vox ultima Crucis
TARYE no lenger; toward thyn heritage 
Hast on thy weye, and be of ryght good chere. 
Go eche day onward on thy pylgrymage; 
Thynke howe short tyme thou hast abyden here. 
Thy place is bygged above the sterres clere,         5
Noon erthly palys wrought in so statly wyse. 
Come on, my frend, my brother most entere! 
For the I offered my blood in sacryfice. 
GLOSS:  bygged] built.  palys] palace.
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