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No. 7: RECIT. - "They Chain not Christian Souls"

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Il Marinajo:
They chain not Christian souls that chain their limbs,
While now the Moslem feasts or sleeps secure
Shape we our freedom;
Brothers as we are in faith and in suffering,
Be brothers too in striking for release and for revenge.
This key, won from the sleeping Moslem's hold
Unlocks our chain.
A stout stroke does the rest.


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