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266. The Song of the (three) Thames-daughters begins here.
From line 202 to 306 inclusive they speak in turn.
_V. Gotterdammerung_, III. i: the Rhine-daughters.
279. _V._ Froude, ELIZABETH, vol. I, ch. iv, letter of De Quadra
to Philip of Spain:
In the afternoon we were in a barge, watching the games on the river.
(The queen) was alone with Lord Robert and myself on the poop,
when they began to talk nonsense, and went so far that Lord Robert
at last said, as I was on the spot there was no reason why they
should not be married if the queen pleased.
293. Cf. PURGATORIO, v. 133:
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