King’s Palace still reigns over Leiria
Kings build a noble University: Coimbra

D. Afonso Henriques

Father, you were a warrior.
Today the vigil is ours.
Give us your whole example 
And the whole of your strength!


Give us, against the hour, when wrongly
When new infidels succeed,
Your blessing as a sword,
Your sword as a blessing!
MENSAGEM by Fernando Pessoa - D. Afonso Henriques


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