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" And thou were the truest lover of a sinful man that ever loved woman. And thou were the kindest man that ever struck with sword. And thou were the goodliest person that ever came among press of knights. And thou was the meekest man and the gentlest that... "
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble ... - Page xlvi
by Sir Thomas Malory - 1893 - 509 pages
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Peasant Properties: And Other Selected Essays, Volume 2

Lady Frances Parthenope Verney - 1885
...knights, and thou wert the meekest man and the gentillest that ever ate in hal among ladies, and thou wert the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in rest.' In spite of his great sin, therefore, it is not to be wondered at that the ' hermit, sometime...
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The Choice of Books

Frederic Harrison - 1886 - 120 pages
...knights ; and thou was the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies; and thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest." * Methinks that the tale of the death of Arthur, Guinevere, and of Lancelot, as told by Malory, along...
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An Outline Sketch of English Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1886 - 294 pages
...knights ; and thou were the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies; and thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest.' " Equally good, as an example of English prose narrative, was the translation made by John Bourchier,...
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The Choice of Books: And Other Literary Pieces

Frederic Harrison - 1886 - 447 pages
...for the Empress Eugenie (Paris, 4to, 1858), the text with a prose version, commentary, and glossary. sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest." 1 Methinks that the tale of the death of Arthur, Guinevere, and of Lancelot, as told by Malory, along...
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The Choice of Books: And Other Literary Pieces

Frederic Harrison - 1886 - 447 pages
...for the Empress Eugenie (Paris, 4to, 1858), the text with a prose version, commentary, and glossary. sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest."1 Methinks that the tale of the death of Arthur, Guinevere, and of Lancelot, as told by Malory,...
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The Honourable Mrs. Vereker

Duchess - 1888 - 298 pages
...ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS R 19V 7 L ' 0F IfEW YORIC THE HONOURABLE MRS. YEREIER, CHAPTER I. "A knight there was, and that a worthy man, That from the time that he first began To riden out, he loved chivalry, Truth and honciur, freedom and courtesy."...
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Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble ...

Sir Thomas Malory - 1889 - 509 pages
...knights ; and thou was the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies; and thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest. Then there was weeping and dolour out of measure. Thus they kept Sir Launcelot's corpse on loft fifteen...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - 1890 - 302 pages
...knights ; and thou were the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies; and thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest.' " Equally good, as an example of English prose narrative, was the translation made by John Bourchier,...
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English Prose: Its Elements, History, and Usage

John Earle - 1890 - 530 pages
...knights ; and thou was the meekest man and the gentlest that ever ate in hall among ladies ; and thou were the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest. Morte Darthur. Sir John Fortescue. 1471-6. And sithyn it is necessarie that the Kynge be always...
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Tributes of Loving Memory to Elnathan Elisha Higbee: For Nearly Nine Years ...

1890 - 160 pages
...and thou wert the meekest man, and the gentlest, that ever ate in hall among ladies ; and thou wert the sternest knight to thy mortal foe that ever put spear in the rest." Then there was weeping and dolor out of measure. Thus they kept Sir Launcelot's corpse fifteen days,...
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