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The English succours arrive. Battle of Patay. The King arrives. The Poem concludes with the soronation of Charles at Rheims.
JOAN of ARC.
THE TENTH BOOK..
Thus to the Martyrs in their country's cause
And now the rites
Conrade, whose converse most the Virgin lov’d.
“ To the Maid," Exclaim'd the Messenger, " and thee, Dunois, *** Son of the Chief he loved ! Du Chastel sends “ Greeting. The aged warrior has not spared “ All active efforts to partake your toil, “ And serve his country; and tho' late arrived, “ He share not in the fame your arms acquire ; “ His heart is glad that he is late arrived, “ And France preserved thus early. He were here “ To join your host, and follow on their flight, “ But Richemont is his foe. To that high Lord “ Thus says my master : We, tho' each to each • Be hostile, are alike the embattled sons “ Of this our common country. Do thou join “ The conquering troops, and prosecute success; “ I will the while assault what guarded towns