King Arthur: A Drama in a Prologue and Four Acts

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - Arthurian romances - 67 pages
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Page 73 - Morte d'Arthur.— SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. "It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Page 73 - DRYDEN'S POETICAL WORKS. Edited, with a Revised Text and Notes, by WD CHRISTIE, MA, Trinity College, Cambridge.
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Page 73 - King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table. The Edition of Caxton, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction, Notes, and Glossary, by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY.
Page 71 - Globe" edition, but carefully amended from the latest " Cambridge " edition. The numbering of the lines will be identical with that in the ** Globe " edition, so that the references so commonly made to that edition will also apply to the " Temple " edition. Hand-made Paper especially manufactured by Van Gelder will be used, and each page will have the Act and Scene printed in red for ease of reference. The Binding will be in two styles: Limp cloth at 45 cents, and paste-grain roan at 65 cents, per...
Page 67 - Guinevere. He's gone, the light of all the world lies dead. Merlin. Not so : he doth but pass who cannot die, The King that was, the King that yet shall be : Whose spirit, borne along from age to age, Is England's to the end. Look where the dawn Sweeps through a wider heaven, and on its wings, By those three Queens of night his barge is borne To that sweet Isle of Avalon whose sleep Can heal all earthly wounds. If Tennyson has idealised King Arthur and tended to modernise him, John Masefield has...
Page 72 - The finest of all tributes to the memory of Wordsworth is a complete edition of his poetical works, printed in one volume, and sold at a few shillings. It runs to near a thousand pages, and is all that it need be in type and clearness of arrangement.
Page 54 - tis so; Take back that word, and none shall know 'twas said! Ah! call it back again, and lift the pall Death spreads upon my heart; so shall I kneel And bless thee, and this sword shall strike him dumb That dares to whisper aught against my Queen. [ She stands immovable, Is this so much to ask? Ay, all too much! There is no might can give back to the Spring Its lowliest flower dead under changing skies; Then how should I, with winter at my heart, Plead with the ruined summer for its rose?

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