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" In our forefathers tyme, whan Papistrie, as a standyng poole, couered and ouerflowed all England, fewe bookes were read in our long, sauyng certaine bookes of Cheualrie, as they sayd, for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in Monasteries,... "
The Poetical Works of John Skelton - Page 68
by John Skelton - 1856
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1781
...Chiualrie, as they fayd for paftime and plea•" fure, which, as fome fay, were made in monafteries by idle «« monkes or wanton chanons : as one for example, MORTE •'* ARTHUR, the whole pleafure of which booke ftandeth in " two fpecyall poyntes, in open mans flaghter and bolde baw" drie...
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Sir Tristrem; a metrical romance, ed. by W. Scott

Thomas (of Ercildoune, called the Rhymer.) - 1804
...England, few bookes " were red in our toong, savying certayne bookes of chivalrie, as " they sayd, for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were " made...monkes or wanton chanons. As " one, for example, Morte Arthurc, the whole pleasure of whiche " booke standeth in twospecyall poyntes; in open mans slaughtre,...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 5-6

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...England, fewe bookcs were read in our long, savyng certaine bookes of Chcvalrie, as they said, for pastime, and pleasure-, which, as some say, were made...monkes or wanton chanons, as one for example, Morte Arlhure : the whole pleasure of which booke standeth in two speciall poyntes : in open manslaughter...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...all England, few books were read in our tongue, saving certain books of chivalry, as they said, for pastime and pleasure ; which, as some say, were made in monasteries, by idle monks, or wanton canons : for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...all England, few books were read in our tongue, saving certain books of chivalry, as they said, for pastime and pleasure ; which, as some say, were made in monasteries, by idle monks, or wanton canons : for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 1

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1810
...all England, few bookes were red in our toong, sailing cortayne bookes of chivalrie, as they sayd for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in monasteries by idle monkes or wanton channons: as one for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which booke standeih in two specyall...
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The British bibliographer, Volume 1

Sir Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1810
...pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in monasteries by idle monkes or wanton channons: as one for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which booke standeih in two specyall poyntes, in open mans slaghtcr and bolde bawdrie : in which booke, those be...
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The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth

Roger Ascham - Archery - 1815 - 391 pages
...all England, few books were read in our tongue, saving certain books of chivalry, as they said for pastime and pleasure; which, as some say, were made in monasteries by idle monks or wanton canons. As one for example, Marts Arthur ; the whole pleasure of which book standeth...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...England, few bookes were red in our " toong, savyng certayne bookes of chivalrie, as they sayd, " for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made...monkes or wanton chanons. As one, " for example, Morte Arthvre, the whole pleasure of whiche " booke standeth in two spccyall poyntes ; in open mans " slaughtre,...
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The History of English Poetry,: From the Close of the Eleventh to ..., Volume 4

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1824
...all England, few bookes were red in our toong, sauyng certayne Bookes of Chiualrie, as they sayd for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made...the whole pleasure of which booke standeth in two specyall poyntes, in open mans slaghter and bolde bawdrie : in which booke those be counted the noblest...
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