Sir Gregory

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    They warsled up, they warsled down,
    Till Sir John fell to the ground,
    And there was a knife in Sir Willie’s pouch,
    Gied him a deadlie wound.
    Unknown. The Twa Brothers (l. 5–8)

    It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
    —Pope Gregory VII (c. 1020–1085)