The Knights of the Round Table: Stories of King Arthur and the Holy Grail

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C. Scribner's sons, 1897 - Secret societies - 281 pages
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Retelling of the stories about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
 

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VIII
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Page 108 - WHEN good King Arthur ruled this land, He was a goodly king; He stole three pecks of barley meal, To make a bag-pudding. A bag-pudding the queen did make, And stuffed it well with plums: And in it put great lumps of fat, As big as my two thumbs. The king and queen did eat thereof, And noblemen beside; And what they could not eat that night, The queen next morning fried.
Page 108 - WHEN good king Arthur ruled this land, He was a goodly king ; He stole three pecks of barley-meal, To make a bag-pudding. ? A bag-pudding the king did make, And stufFd it well with plums : And in it put great lumps of fat, As big as my two thumbs. The king and queen did eat thereof, And noblemen beside ; And what they could not eat that night, The queen next morning fried.
Page 66 - ... five maidens came from the chamber into the hall. And Peredur was certain that he had never seen another of so fair an aspect as the chief of the maidens. And she had an old garment of satin upon her, which had once been handsome, but was then so tattered, that her skin could be seen through it. And whiter was her skin than the bloom of crystal, and her hair and her two eyebrows were blacker than jet, and on her cheeks were two red spots, redder than whatever is reddest. And the maiden welcomed...
Page 92 - Now dear you must put a good face on this and remember there's just as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it as they say dear.
Page 71 - Peredur stood, and compared the blackness of the raven and the whiteness of the snow, and the redness of the blood, to the hair of the lady...
Page 9 - I have never been so happy in my life as I have since I became associated with you in this work. Some of the best friends I have in the world are at Tuskegee. I feel and shall always feel that I belong, in a sort of way, to the Negro race and shall continue to share, through good and evil, all its joys and sorrows.
Page 5 - And Collen shut his cell as before. " And, soon after, he heard a knocking at the door of his cell, and some one enquired if he were within. Then said Collen, ' I am ; — who is it that asks?' ' It is I, a messenger from Gwyn ab Nudd, the king of Annwn, to command thee to come and speak with him on the top of the hill at noon.
Page 269 - Lancelot, it is not the great sins of the wicked people that bring ruin to the world ; it is the follies and the failings of those who should be most true and most faithful, and so help and save the world, but do not do it.

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