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W. Garrett Horder, comp.  The Poets’ Bible: New Testament.  1895.
 
On St. Peter Cutting off Malchus His Eare
Richard Crashaw (c. 1613–1649)
 
JOHN XVIII. 10.

WELL PETER, dost thou wield thy active sword;
Well for thyselfe, I meane, not for thy Lord.
To strike at eares is to take heed there bee
No witness, Peter, of thy perjury.
 
 
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