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NEWS FROM HOLLAND'S LEAGUER
Stand to push of pike
and giue a thrust too: Those that gaue onset
sometimes got th' worst ont, And at their parting
most dearly haue curst ont. But howeuer it is spoken
that Hollands Leager Vp lately is broken.
9 BUlworkes and batteries and other fences Daily manteined
the Hand expences: Store of musition,
and all things at pleasure, Fit for this company
gold and rich treasure They had at her command
yet it is, &c.
10   Now since the Leager broke
and they are excluded The chiefe Commander
by fate is subdued, Those that did them assault
thought it small purchase, The Lion scorn es to prey
on a dead carkas. This we heare certainly
by many spoken, That Hollands, &c.
11    All those that vsed to
frequent this border Are backe retired for there's a new order:
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