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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 - 1899
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The Poetical Works ...: With ... Memoir

Walter Scott - 1907 - 559 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 I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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Poetical works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 pages
...knight so foul a deed 1 At first in heart it liked me ill, When the King prais'd 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. Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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An introduction to the history of the development of law

Martin Ferdinand Morris - Law - 1909 - 315 pages
...Earl Douglas as saying: '' 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." And Earl Douglas was no exception to the feudal classes. For a thousand years it remained the rule,...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 935 pages
...monarchs. (Scott't note.) At first in heart it liked me ill When the king praised bis clerkly skill. all things in this glade go through The changes of their quiet day. The ; So swore I, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 966 pages
...knight so foul a deed ? 1 At first in heart it liked me ill When the king praised his clerkly skill. 80 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. Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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Poems of Action: A Collection of Verse for Youth

David Richard Porter - English poetry - 1911 - 259 pages
...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 line ; So swore I, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 pages
...knight so foul a deed ! At first in heart it liked me ill, 80 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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Moonlight Schools for the Emancipation of Adult Illiterates

Cora Wilson Stewart - Education - 1922 - 194 pages
...for their inferiors. Their attitude was that of Douglas, in Scott's poem "Marmion," who exclaimed: Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain ne'er could pen a line. Royal Governor Berkeley, writing home to England in the seventeenth century, "thanked God that no public...
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The Quote Sleuth: A Manual for the Tracer of Lost Quotations

Anthony W. Shipps - Reference - 1990 - 194 pages
...leaf through the narrative poem until, in the fifteenth stanza of Canto Sixth, the couplet appears: Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine. Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line; An easier way to trace this particular couplet, however, is to disregard the clue and consult the OED...
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Chaucer Traditions: Studies in Honour of Derek Brewer

Ruth Morse, Barry Windeatt - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 292 pages
...his warrior sons, in what we may think of as the man of action's reflection on the world of words: Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line.22 NOTES 1 Douglas's political involvement seems to have increased, understandably enough, after...
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