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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 Living Age, Volume 118

1873
...distinction between laymen and clergymen as Tftvds benefit of clcray was first drawn bv 4 Hen. VII. e.ij:*' Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine. Save Gaw-ain, ne'er could pen a line." ^ezUs in Marmio'i. Oawain was a bishop. 'The nuthoHtv is a Latin poem, "Guillelm. Bre** Pbilippidos.'1...
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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 1

Henry Barnard - Education - 1846
...and scribes. The sentiment attributed by Scott to Douglass, represents the feeling of that time. " 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." The individual advantages of temperance,...
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Poetical works

Sir Walter Scott - 1849 - 580 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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The Literature of the Kymry: Being a Critical Essay on the History of the ...

Thomas Stephens - Welsh literature - 1849 - 512 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 so swear I still, Let my boy bishop fret his fill." In Wales a better spirit seems...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...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, andl swear it stiH, . Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. * The guard of the castle. t Portcullis...
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life: Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

1855
...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." Canto VI. And in another passage...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life. 8 engr. on steel

Walter Scott (sir, bart.) - 1855
...kinght 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 liiie : So swore I, and I s'wear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. — Saint Mary mend my...
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The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott, bart: including the Lay of the last ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 pages
...knight so foul a deed I " 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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Essay on Language: And Other Papers

Rowland Gibson Hazard - Essays - 1857 - 348 pages
...and scribes. The sentiment, attributed by Scott to Douglass, represents the feeling of that time. " 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." The individual advantages of temperance,...
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Moral Physiology: Or, a Brief and Plain Treatise on the Population Question

Birth control - 1858 - 88 pages
...knight so foul a deed I 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 o swear I still, Let my boy bishap fret his fill." But the days are gone by when...
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