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  • Wherefore, if a disease happen in those dayes, we feare not to open a veyne divers times, and often, as also to prescribe more strong purging medicines.

    Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain

  • Thee reddyest way, therefore, too flap theese droanes from the sweete senting hiues of Poëtrye, is for thee learned too applye theym selues wholye (yf they be delighted wyth that veyne) too thee true making of verses in such wise as thee

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • Morr: nay & you feede this veyne Sr, fare you well.

    Sir Thomas More

  • Morr: nay z you feede this veyne Sr, fare you well.

    Sir Thomas More

  • - 43a - skill in matter of more dignitie, then is the homely Æglogue, good occasion is him offered of higher veyne and more Heroicall argument, in the person of our most gratious soueraign, whom (as before) he calleth Elisa.

    Shepheardes Calendar

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