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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 of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet: Ed. with a Careful Revision ...

Walter Scott - 1888 - 646 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: A Tale of Flodden Field : in Six Cantos

Walter Scott - Miniature books - 1887 - 325 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 Hue : So swore I, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. — 20 Saint Mary mend my...
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The Highland Monthly, Volume 1

1890
...Marmion. Tnis is clearly shown in the well-known lines from that thrilling poem which tells his tale — Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line. Now, it is easy to see how the story of Faust was evolved in the midst of circumstances so favourable....
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Register of the Minister, Elders, and Deacons of the Christian Congregation ...

Saint Andrews (Scotland). (Parish) - 1889 - 1020 pages
...Angus, otherwise known as ' Bell-the-Cat,' no injustice when he represented him as exclaiming : — ' Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line.' — Marmion, Canto vi. '5. In those days great numbers were unable even to read, and many of whom better...
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Essay on Language

Rowland Gibson Hazard - Bible - 1889 - 400 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...
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Literary Influence in British History: An Historical Sketch

Albert Stratford George Canning - English literature - 1889 - 202 pages
...approval. Scott makes the old Earl exclaim, probably representing many of his class at the 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." Among these, Cardinal Wolsey was...
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Poetical Works: With a Biographical & Critical Memoir

Sir Walter Scott - 1890 - 102 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

Sir Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1891 - 281 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 1, and I swear it still, Let my boy-bishop fret his fill. — Saint Mary mend my fiery mood...
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - Readers - 1892
...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. XXII. —SWEDISH BATTLE SONG. Fear not, O little flock, the foe Who madly seeks your...
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Sons of Belial

William Westall - 1895 - 294 pages
...the lines in Marmion we were reading the other day, which Scott ~uts into the mouth of Douglas: t " ' Thanks to Saint Bothan, son of mine, Save Gawain, ne'er could pen a line.' "From what you have told me of Mr. Armstrong I admire him greatly. He has risen in spite of great disadvantages....
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