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Smother his life-the words cut right to the heart
disease and threaten my family name
an epic stand is made,
condemned i will not plead

Damned to the beast of torment
damned by the beast within us all

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Crushed by the fear
more stone,more stone
more weigh for corey

Not one step forth could capture amission of guilt
by law,avoids death on gallows hill
through time his fight will martyr my name
my soul free of a heretic

Court of ayer and terminer,
leave me my rightful land
court of ayer and terminer,
leave me my rightful land

To stow in my heart-to leave to my sons
peine forte et dure is called-
an effort to collapse belief
has failed,and surely will die with me

Rectify my name



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    inflames0917Apr 16, 2008 at 5:35 pm
    the meaning of this song is taken from the book the chrysalids look at page 135, it is when Giles Corey doesnt answer when asked if he is a witch but in such is tortured to death, since he didnt answer, he died legaly so his land is willed to his sons

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