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" O the monks of Melrose made gude kale * On Fridays when they fasted ; They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as their neighbour's lasted. "
The lay of the last minstrel. Illustr. ed - Page 204
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1835
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...Mary, and the monks were of the Cistertian order. At the time of the Reformation, they shared in the general reproach of sensuality and irregularity, thrown upon the Roman churchmen. The old words of Galashiek, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus: O the monks of Melrose made gude kale* On Fridays when...
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The Abbot, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1820
...such verses as these :— " The Friars of Fail drank berry-brown ale, The best that ere was tasted; The Monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays, when they fasted. " Saint Monance' sister, The grey priest kist her—- Fiend save the company! Sing hey trix, Trim go...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

Scotland - 1821
...order. Its name, perhaps, might, without much impropriety, be substituted in the following lines : ' O the monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when...beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted.'* " Indeed the monks of Esrom led a very merry life, through the wicked agency of the devil, who had...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

England - 1821
...order. Its name, perhaps, might, without much impropriety, be substituted in the following lines : ' О the monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when...fasted ; They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long и their neighbours' lasted.' * " Indeed the monks of Ksrom led a very merry life, through the wicked...
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The Abbot: Being the Sequel of The Monastery, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1821 - 253 pages
...some such verse as those :"The friars of Fail drank berry-brown ale, The best that ere was tasted; The monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays, when they fasted. "Saint Monance sister, The gray priest kist her—- Fiend save the companyj _ . Sing hey trix, Trim...
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Historical romances of the author of Waverley, Volume 4

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1822
...such verses as these:— " The Friars of Fail drank berry-brown ale, The best that e'er was tasted ; The Monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays, when they fasted. Saint Monance' sister, The grey priest kist her — Fiend save the company ! Sing hey trix, Trim go...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...Mary, and the monks were of the Cistertian order. At the time of the Reformation, they shared in the general reproach of sensuality and irregularity, thrown upon the Roman churchmen. The old words of <7/ shieli, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus : — O the monks of Melrose made gude kale* On...
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Denmark Delineated: Or, Sketches of the Present State of that Country, Parts 1-3

Andreas Andersen Feldborg - Denmark - 1824 - 394 pages
...order. Its name, perhaps, might, without much impropriety, be substituted in the following lines : " O the monks of Melrose made gude kale* On Fridays...beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted." Indeed the monks of Esrom led a very merry life, through the wicked agency of the devil, who had gained...
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The Albigenses, by the author of 'Bertram'.

Charles Robert Maturin - 1824
...BY $. AND R. BENTtBY, DORSUT STUEET. THE ALBIGENSES. CHAPTER I. Oh, the Monks of Melrose made good kale, On Fridays when they fasted, They wanted neither...beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours lasted. Old Ballad. NEITHER the deep and cautious silence which the Court of Rome preserved on the subject...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 20

Walter Scott - 1831
...such verses as these : — " The Friars of Fail drank berry-brown ale, The best that e'er was tasted ; The Monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays, when they fasted. Saint Monnnce' sister, The grey priest kist her — Fiend save the company ! Sing hay trix, trim-go-trix,...
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