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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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Great Britain Illustrated: A Series of Original Views from Drawings

Thomas Moule, William Westall - Great Britain - 1830 - 118 pages
...Gajashiel's, a favourite Scottish air, show the popular opinion of the Abbatial Refectory. . • . O the monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when...beef nor ale As long as their neighbours' lasted. r • ' • * ' • . ? The total length of this venerable pile, which is built in the form of a cross,...
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History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted ..., Volume 4

Berwickshire Naturalists' Club (Scotland) - Berwickshire (Scotland) - 1857
...demolished. Of the brotherhood of Melrose, it has been alleged in an old Scottish song — " O ! the MUM!,-; of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when they fasted...beef nor ale As long as their neighbours' lasted." That they had the means of making good cheer without encroaching on the larders of their neighbours,...
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Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels: Ivanhoe to Woodstock

Scotland - 1834
...establishment do not appear to have been behind their brethren in maintaining a good refectory :— " O, the monks of Melrose made gude kale, On Fridays...beef nor ale As long as their neighbours' lasted." ABBOT. EDINBURGH CASTLE. " See, yonder is the old castle !" The Castle of Edinburgh is built on a rock...
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The Landscape Album; Or, Great Britain Illustrated ...

Thomas Moule - Great Britain - 1834
...lines, from Galasheils, a favourite Scottish air, shew the popular opinion of the Abbatial Refectory. О the Monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when...beef nor ale As long as their neighbours' lasted. The total length of this venerable pile, which is built in the form of a cross, is two hundred and...
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The Landscape Album, Or, Great Britain Illustrated: Containing Fifty-nine ...

William Westall, Thomas Moule - Great Britain - 1834 - 118 pages
...lines, from Galasheils, a favourite Scottish air, shew the popular opinion of the Abbatial Refectory. 0 the Monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when...beef nor ale As long as their neighbours' lasted. The total length of this venerable pile, which is built in the form of a cross, is two hundred and...
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Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

Washington Irving - Abbotsford - 1835 - 290 pages
...honourably mentioned in the old border ballad, — " O the monks of Melrose made gude kale On Friday, when they fasted ; They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted." This skull Scott had caused to be cleaned I and varnished, and placed it on a chest of drawers in his...
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Spirit of Chambers's Journal: Original Tales, Essays and Sketches, Selected ...

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - English literature - 1835 - 319 pages
...in his well-known verse — The friars of Faile ne'er wanted ale, As long as their neebors' lasted ; The monks of Melrose made gude kale On Fridays when they fasted. In pursuing its way to the Ayr, the Faile passes through the park of Coilsfield — a name which will...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - Poetry - 1838 - 443 pages
...Mary, and the monks were of the Ci stcrtian order. At the time of the Reformation, they shared in the general reproach of sensuality and irregularity thrown...the Roman churchmen. The old words of Galashiels, л favourite Scottish air, ran thus; О the monks of Melrose made gude kale* On Fridays, when they...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...churchmen. The old words of Galashiek, a favourite Scotch air, ran О the monks of M tiróse made gudc , St. Andrew Square. AM long u their neighbour*' lasted. i Kale. Broth. NOTE W. fTken buttress and buttress, Seem framed...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 5, Volume 5

Walter Scott - 1844 - 580 pages
...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 Monancef sister, The gray priest kist her— Fiend save the company ! Sing hay trix, trim-go-trix,...
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