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The Hand Of Glory, : The Nurse's Story

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Malefica quaedam auguriatrix in Anglia fuit, quam demones horribiliter extraxerunt, et imponentes super equum terribilem, per aera rapuerunt; Clamoresque terribiles (ut ferunt) per quatuor ferme miliaria audiebantur.

Nuremb. Chron.

On the lone bleak moor,
At the midnight hour,
Beneath the Gallows Tree,
Hand in hand
The Murderers stand
By one, by two, by three!
And the Moon that night
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Stephen Gray 31 May 2020
I much enjoyed re-reading this poem, which I first met in school; but some of the end is missing. Sadly I cannot remember much of it, but it included the fragments: " that.........of adages: 'murder will out" and " In vain may the murderer double and fly, " In vain even witchcraft and sorcery try" . Anybody know the rest?
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