Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 71

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Chetham Society., 1867 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page 201 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; And if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, Yet is their strength labour and sorrow; For it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
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