King Ponthus and the Fair Sidone; A Prose Romance

King Ponthus and the Fair Sidone; A Prose Romance

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...And Ponthus that was grete and strong avaunced hym and smote hym on the helme and drewe hym to hym so myghtely that he made hym fall to the grounde, 20 whethi? he wold or not; and putt hym vndre hym and said, "Knyght I wolle lete you goo to hi? prison, that be ryght fay?; and grete hi? wele in the blak knyght name." And so he withdrewe hym. And Barnard sawe the benygnyte of the knyght, and prased 25 hym myche, and rosse vp and come to the knyghtes that beheld the batell and said, "Fay? Lordes, I haue fonde my maystre. Sith I was borne, fonde I neuer so myghty knyght ne so ourtesse. Now the? is no more bot I wold witt of you, in goode feith, whiche be called the fayrest madyn of this reaume." 5 So they sayd itt was the kynges doghtre Sydone, and she had the voce of theym all. So he departed and went vnto Vennys. So leve we a litle of Barnard de Lay Roche and retourne to Ponthus. ' swerd and gave hym grete strokes whe? as he myght areche instrumentys which made gret noyse The blak knygt toke a cupp of gold and put yt in the well and wet the stone and the watre spred aboute. And than yt be gan to thundre and to hayre (sic) and made straunge weder save yt lastyd but awhile. So the straungers mervelyd of the mervelles of the well. 5 And euery day the stone was wet be fore they faught. After he lepe vppon his hors with his helmet and his spere. And stroke his hors with his spurres toward Bernard and Bernard to hym. So they gave gret strokys with her sperys vnder suche a wyse that they partyd theyr sheldys in sondre that Barnard and hys hors fell down. But Bernard lepyd vpon his fete. And 10 when that Ponthus saw hym on fote he alight on fote. and come rennyng vppon hym with his sword and gane hym gret strokys afore...
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681021X
  • 9781236810212