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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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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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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1881
...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 Third-[fifth] Reader

William Torrey Harris - 1881
...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." Sir Walter Scott. FOR PREPARATION. — I. Selection from Canto VI. of " Marmion, a Tale of Flodden...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. Ed., with a critical memoir, by W.M ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1882
...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. With illustr

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1882
...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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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 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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With the poets: a selection of English poetry. [Ed.] by F.W. Farrar

Frederic William Farrar - 1883
...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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Marmion and Lord of the Isles

Sir Walter Scott - 1883 - 168 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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Marmion, and The lord of the Isles. With intr. and notes by F.T. Palgrave ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1883
...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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Seven years at Eton: 1857-1864 edited by James Brinsley-Richards...

James Brinsley- Richards - 1883 - 453 pages
...not always famous with the pen. Eemember what Scott makes his bold Douglas say,— . " Thanks to St. Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line." But the swell was not to be comforted, and looked dreadful things at some of us who were giggling too loudly...
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