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" Tristrem were first sung. But it is plain, that, had Thomas translated from the French, the Anglo-Norman minstrel would have had no occasion to refer to a translator, when the original was in his own language, and within his immediate reach. What attached... "
The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: Sir Tristram - Page xlvii
by Walter Scott - 1813
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 4

Walter Scott - 1821
...is plain, that, had Thomas translated from the French, the Anglo-Norman minstrel would have had tio occasion to refer to a translator, when the original...the authority of Thomas concerning the dominions of Raveline, (the Roland of Thomas) which he says consisted of Parmenie, (Armenie) and of a separate territory...
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Lives of Scottish poets [ed. by A. Sempil]. 3 vols. [in 6 pt.].

Society of ancient Scots - 1821
...profession told the tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly * Romances. t Esteem. and incorrectly, but that he derived his authority from " Thomas of Britannia,...the lords of the land, and made them known to us." It is equally certain, that the romance of Sir Tristrem, as composed by Thomas of Ercildoune, was also...
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Lives of Eminent Scotsmen

Joseph Robertson, Society of Ancient Scots - 1821
...profession told the tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly * Romances. t Esteem. and incorrectly, but that he derived his authority from " Thomas of Britannia,...the lords of the land, and made them known to us." It is equally certain, that the romance of Sir Tristrem, as composed by Thomas of Ercildoune, was also...
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Lives of Scottish Poets: With Ports. and Vignettes, Volume 1

Joseph Robertson - 1822
...profession told the tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly • Romances. t Esteem. and incorrectly, but that he derived his authority from " Thomas of Britannia,...the lords of the land, and made them known to us." It is equally certain, that the romance of Sir Tristrem, as composed by Thomas of Ercildoune, was also...
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Lives of Scottish Poets, Volume 1

1822
...profession told the tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly * Romances. t Esteem. md incorrectly, but that he derived his authority from "Thomas of Britannia, master...art of romance, who had read the history in British hooks, and knew the lives of all the lords of the land, and made them known to us." It is equally certain,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...that many of his profession told the celebrated tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly anil incorrectly; imt that he himself derived his authority from "Thomas...the authority of Thomas concerning the dominions of Raveline, (the Roland of Thomas,) which he says consisted of Patmenie, (Armcnie.) and of a separate...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 7

Thomas Thomson - 1855
...incorrectly ; but that he derived his authority from " Thomas of Britannia, [evidently our Thomas,] master of the art of romance, who had read the history...of all the lords of the land, and made them known tc us." Tin's work, of our poet was considered to be lost, till a copy of it was discovered among the...
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From Thomas the Rhymer to Richard Gall

James Grant Wilson - 1875
...Tristrem imperfectly and incorrectly, but thit he derived his authority from 'Thomas of I'M ii.inni.i.' master of the art of romance, who had read the history...the lords of the land, and made them known to us." The poem is written in what Robert de Brunne calls "HO quainte InglU That many one wnt« not what ic...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - 1876
..."that many of his profession told the tale of Sir Tristrem imperfectly and incorrectly, but that he derived his authority from 'Thomas of Britannia,'...the lords of the land, and made them known to us." The poem is written in what Robert de Brunne calls "so quainte Inglis That many one wate not what it...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ..., Volume 5

Walter Scott - 1880
...person referred to by the contemporary French author, it will be difficult to give any other reason for the high authority which the minstrel assigns...length fortunately discovered it. In another place lie appeals to the authority of Thomas concerning the dominions of Raveline (the Roland of Thomas),...
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