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" In our forefathers tyme, whan Papistrie, as a standyng poole, covered and overflowed all England, fewe bookes were read in our tong, savyng certaine bookes of chevalrie, as they sayd, for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in Monasteries... "
A History of the Church and Priory of Swine in Holderness ... - Page 137
by Thomas Thompson - 1824 - 268 pages
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Sir Tristrem; a metrical romance, ed. by W. Scott

Thomas (of Ercildoune, called the Rhymer.) - 1804
...England, few bookes " were red in our toong, savying certayne bookes of chivalrie, as " they sayd, for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were " made in monasteries by idle monkes or wanton chanons. As " one, for example, Morte Arthurc, the whole pleasure of whiche " booke...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...Romances, a very severe censure has' been passed upon them by the famous Roger Ascham. He says that " In our forefathers' time, when papistry, as a standing...made in monasteries, by idle monks, or wanton canons : for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two special points— in...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...Romances, a very severe censure has been passed upon them by the famous Roger Ascham. He says that " In our forefathers' time, when papistry, as a standing...made in monasteries, by idle monks, or wanton canons : for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two special points—in open...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 5-6

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...and overflowed all England, fewe bookcs were read in our long, savyng certaine bookes of Chcvalrie, as they said, for pastime, and pleasure-, which, as some say, were made in monasteries by idle monkes or wanton chanons, as one for example, Morte Arlhure : the whole pleasure of which booke standeth...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 1

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1810
...ouer£owed all England, few bookes were red in our toong, sailing cortayne bookes of chivalrie, as they sayd for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in monasteries by idle monkes or wanton channons: as one for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which booke standeih...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...time, when papistry, as a standing pool, covered and overflowed all England, few books were read irt our tongue, saving certain books of chivalry, as they...made in monasteries, by idle monks, or wanton canons : for example, Morte Arthur, the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two special points— in...
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The English Works of Roger Ascham: Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth

Roger Ascham - Humanists - 1815 - 391 pages
...allured to wantonness, do now boldly contemn all severe books that sound to honesty and godliness. In our forefathers' time, when papistry, as a standing...by idle monks or wanton canons. As one for example, Marts Arthur ; the whole pleasure of which book standeth in two special points, in open manslaughter...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...and overflowed all England, fewe books were read iu our tongue, savyng certaine bookes of chevalrie, as they said, for pastime and pleasure ; which, as some say, were made in the monasteries, by idle monks or wanton chanons. As one for example, La Morte ff Arthurs ; the whole...
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Miscellaneous Poems

Sir Walter Scott - 1820 - 510 pages
...and overflowed all England, fewe books were read in our tongue, savyng certaine bookes of chevalrie, as they said, for pastime and pleasure ; which, as some say, were made in the monasteries, by idle monks or wanton chanons. As one for example, La Morte £ Arthurs ,• the...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - English poetry - 1821
...all England, few bookes were red in our " toong, savyng certayne bookes of chivalrie, as they sayd, " for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in " monasteries by idle monkes or wanton chanons. As one, " for example, Morte Arthvre, the whole pleasure of whiche " booke...
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