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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 Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume, with ...

Walter Scott - Fore-edge painting - 1854 - 823 pages
...words of Gala* skids, a favorite Scotch air, ran thus : — . О the monks of Melrose made gnd« kale,1 On Fridays when they fasted. They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as thejr neighbors' lasted NOTE W. When buitres» and buttress, alternately, Seem framed of ebon and ivory...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 36

1855
...fasting. As the old Scotch song of Galashiel's said — Oh, the monks of Melrose made gude kale,* Oм Fridays when they fasted ; They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as their neighbors' lasted. Melrose, however, was in an unfortunate situation, being exposed to all the fury...
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WAVERLEY NOVELS

SIR WALTER SCOTT - 1855
...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 gray priest kist her— Fiend save the company ! Sing hay tnx, trim-go-trix....
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THE WAVERLEY NOVELS

SIR WALTER SCOTT - 1856
...such verses as these : — "The Friars of Pail 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 gray priest kist her— Fiend save the companv ! Sing hay tnx, trim-go-lrix",...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Poetry, Modern - 1857
...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...of Galashiels, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus : — ' 0 the monks of Melroae made gnde kale1 On Fridays when they fasted; They wanted neither beef...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: The lay of the last minstrel, and ...

Walter Scott - 1857
...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...of Galashiels, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus : — ' 0 tbe monks of Melrote made gudc kale1 On Fridays when the; fasted; They wanted neither beef...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1857 - 553 pages
...words of Galashiels, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus : — 0 the monks of Melrose made gude kale l On Fridays when they fasted: They wanted neither beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted. THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. VOL. I. TIIE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL. CANTO SECOND. I....
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.THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1857
...And much they long'd the rest to hear. Encouraged thus, the .Aged Man, After meet rest, again began. irregularity, thrown upon the Roman churchmen. The...of Galashiels, a favourite Scottish air, ran thus : — 0 the monks of Melrose made gude kale * On Fridays when they fasted: They wanted neither beef...
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Northumberland, and the Border

Walter White - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1859 - 472 pages
...demand the magic volume held in the buried wizard's hand ? We must turn to a livelier theme : — . " 0, the monks of Melrose made gude kale, On Fridays when...beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted." From Melrose to Abbotsford is nearly an hour's walk, still up the vale of Tweed, and in view of the...
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The Ministers and Abbey Ruins of the United Kingdom: Their History ...

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - Abbeys - 1860 - 265 pages
...or profane, common to all ages, made a butt of the Cistercians — 0! the monks of Melrose made guJe kale On Fridays when they fasted ; They wanted neither...beef nor ale, As long as their neighbours' lasted. The admirable cultivation of the river-valley, the exquisite beauty of their architecture, and a valuable...
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