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" Though most unworthy of the name. A letter forged ! Saint Jude to speed ! Did ever knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill, When the king praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a... "
The historie and cronicles of Scotland: from the slauchter of King James the ... - Page 370
by Robert Lindsay, Ae. James George Mackay - 1899
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The Literature of the Kymry: Being a Critical Essay on the History of the ...

Thomas Stephens, Benjamin Thomas Williams - English poetry - 1876 - 494 pages
...knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill W,en the King praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line ; So swore I, and so sweur I still, Let my boy bishop fret his fill. In Wales a better spirit seems...
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The Literature of the Kymry: Being a Critical Essay on the History of the ...

Thomas Stephens, Benjamin Thomas Williams - English poetry - 1876 - 494 pages
...knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill When the King praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line ; So swore I, and so swear I still, Let my boy bishop fret his fill. In Wales a better spirit seems...
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the british quarterly review

HODDER AND STOUGHTON - 1876
...were wholly uneducated, and most of their chiefs might, with Douglas, have said, ' Thanks to St. Bothan, son of mine Save Gawain ne'er could pen a line ; ' but the want of education was keenly felt by the nation, and steps were taken to establish a system of...
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The Fifth Reader

William Torrey Harris - Readers - 1878 - 471 pages
...knight so foul a deed ? At first, in heart, it liked me ill, When the king praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." Walter Scott. FOR PREPARATION.I. Selection from Canto VI. of " Marmion, a Tale of Flodden Field."...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient & Modern

John Ross - Scottish poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...spirit of an age which is more truly represented by Scott's Earl of Angus, who gives " Thanks to St Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." But XVyntoun's Chronicle, though well known in its MS. form, was not printed till 1795, when a splendid...
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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...spirit of an age which is more truly represented by Scott's Earl of Angus, who gives " Thanks to St Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." But Wyntoun's Chronicle, though well known in its MS. form, was not printed till 1795, when a splendid...
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Sketches of Eminent Statesmen and Writers: With Other Essays ..., Volume 1

Abraham Hayward - Biography - 1880
...distinction between laymen and clergymen as regards benefit of clergy was first drawn by 4 Hen. VII. c. 13. " Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." Douglas in Marmion. Gawain was a bishop. * The authority is a Latin poem, " Guillelm. Bretonis Philippidos."...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill, so When the King praised his clerkly skill. Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line: So swore I, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. 85 Saint Mary mend my fiery...
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Sketches of Eminent Statesmen and Writers: With Other Essays, Volume 1

Abraham Hayward - Authors - 1880
...distinction between laymen and clergymen as regards benefit of clergy was first drawn by 4 Hen. VII. c. 13. " Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." Douglas in Marmion. Gawain was a bishop. * The authority is a Latin poem, " Guillelm. Bretonis Philippidos."...
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