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- This prophecy Merlin shall make; for I live before his time.3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (98% in)
- — I'll speak a prophecy ere I go:— When priests are more in word than matter; When brewers mar their malt with water; When nobles are their tailors' tutors; No heretics burn'd, but wenches' suitors; When every case in law is right; No squire in debt nor no poor knight; When slanders do not live in tongues; Nor cutpurses come not to throngs; When usurers tell their gold i' the field; And bawds and whores do churches build;— Then shall the realm of Albion Come to great confusion: Then...3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the heath. Storm continues (86% in)
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