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Page 225 - For quhy, thay may depairt ay with thair wyves, Without ony correctioun, or damnage ; Syne tak ane uther wantoner, but mariage. But doubt, I wald think it ane pleasant lyfe, Ay on, quhen I list, to part with my wyfe...
Page 15 - God till send us peice and rest, On that conditioun, that thow, and all thy fallowis, War be the craiggis heich hangit on the gallowis. Quha of this weir hes bene the foundament...
Page 231 - Yea, that it sould, or susteine prudent preichours. PAUPER. Sir, God, nor I be stickit with ane knyfe, Gif ever our Persoun preichit in all his lyfe.
Page 247 - I will break my bledder : And I cum thair this day, the devill speid me ; Except, God make me lichter, nor ane fedder, Or send me doun gude widcok wingis to flie.
Page 253 - For I am young, and thinks to pas to France ; And tak wages, amang the men of weir, And win my living, with my sword and speir.
Page 231 - Na, Sir, be him that our Lord Jesus sauld, I red never the New Testament, nor Auld ; Nor ever thinks to do, Sir, be the Rude ; I heir freiris say, that reiding dois na gude.
Page 225 - Our bishops with thair lustie rokats quhyte, Thay flow in riches royallie and delyte: Lyke Paradice bene thair palices and places, And wants na pleasour of the fairest faces.
Page 66 - Vickar suld tak fra me thre ky ?. DILIGENCE. Thay have na law, exceptand consuetude, Quhilk law, to them, is sufficient and gude. PAUPER. Ane consuetude against the common weill, 2020 Suld be na law, I think, be sweit Sanct Geill.
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