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Whilst Charles his royal trencher piled
   From one huge loin of beef.

Quoth Charles, "Odd's fish! a noble dish!
   Ay, noble made by me!
By kingly right, I dub thee knight—
   Sir Loin henceforward be!"

And never was a royal jest
   Received with such acclaim:
And never knight than good Sir Loin
   More worthy of the name.