La Mort D'Arthure; The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the Round Table Volume 1

La Mort D'Arthure; The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the Round Table Volume 1

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...winters of age, with a serklets of gold about her head. The third damosell was but fifteene yeares of age, and she had a garland of flowers about her head. When these knights had well beholden them, they asked them the cause why they 1 Sir Bors de GauIe.--Syr Bors dc Ganys, Caxton. 2 Uhristned.---i. e. made Christian; converted. 3 $'erIzlet.--A wreath, or band, for the head. safe at that fountaine. " We be heere," said the damosels, " for this cause: if we may see any erraunt knights, to teach them unto strange adventures, and ye be three knights that seeken adventures, and we three damosels, and therefore each of you must choose one of us; and when ye have done so, we will leade you unto three high waies, and there each of you shall choose a way, and his damosell with him; and this day twelve monethes yee must meete heere againe and God spare you your lives, and thereto ye must plight your troth." " That is well said," said air Marhaus. CHAP. LXXVIII.---How sir Marhaus, sir Gawaine. and Ewaine met three damosels, and each of them tooke one.. OW shall we choose every each of us a damosel?" "I shal t/el you," said sir Ewaine; " I am the youngest and most weakest of you both, therefore I will have the eldest damosell, for she hath seene much and can helpe me best when I have neede, for I have most neede of helpe of you both." Then said sir Marhaus, " I will have the damosell of thirtie winters of age, for she falleth best tome." Then said sir Gawaine, "I thanke you, for ye have left me the youngest and the fairest, and she is most levest to me." Then every damosell tooke her knight by the raine of the bridle, and brought them to the three wayes, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849728
  • 9781236849724