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: Popular Rhymes And Nursery Tales
The following lines are still remembered by the members of the Elton
Upon Sir Abraham Elt being knighted, and taking
the name of Elton.
In days of yore old Abraham Elt,
When living, had nor sword nor belt;
But now his son, Sir Abraham Elton,
Being knighted, has both sword and belt on.
MS. Harl. Brit. Mus. 7318, p. 206.