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" Launcelot, he said, thou were head of all Christian knights, and now I dare say, said Sir Ector, thou Sir Launcelot, there thou liest, that thou were never matched of earthly knight's hand. "
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble ... - Page viii
by Sir Thomas Malory - 1893 - 509 pages
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The Excursions of a Book-lover: Being Papers on Literary Themes

Frederic Rowland Marvin - 1910 - 331 pages
...tell the doleful complaints that he made for his brother. 'Ah! Sir Launcelot,' said he, 'thou wert head of all Christian knights. And now I dare say,' said Sir Ector, 'that Sir Launcelot, there thou liest, thou wert never matched of any earthly knight's hands; and thou...
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The Book of the Epic: The World's Great Epics Told in Story

Hélène Adeline Guerber - 1913 - 493 pages
...of the knight par excellence of the mediaeval legends in the following terms: " 'Ah, Sir Lancelot,' he said, 'thou were head of all Christian knights; and now I dare say,' said Sir Ector, 'that, Sir Lancelot, there thou liest, thou were never matched of none earthly knight's hands; and...
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English Literature

Julian Willis Abernethy - 1916 - 585 pages
...he awaked it were hard for any tongue to tell the doleful complaints that he made for his brother. "Ah, Launcelot," he said," thou were head of all Christian...Sir Ector, "thou Sir Launcelot, there thou liest, bobe of tfjc noble anDttw^ C0"tt> fpj Jlauntelot atiDfr??lponrn Departed fro tlj c courtc foi to frtc...
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The Outlook, Volume 92

1909
...one remembers Sir Ector's eulogy of Sir Launcelot in the last chapter of -the " Morte d'Arthur :" " Ah, Launcelot, he said, thou were head of all Christian...Sir Ector, thou Sir Launcelot, there thou liest that were never matched of earthly knight's hand ; and thou were the courtliest knight that ever bare shield...
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New Outlook, Volume 92

1909
...one remembers Sir Ector's eulogy of Sir Launcelot in the last chapter of the " Morte d' Arthur :" " Ah, Launcelot, he said, thou were head of all Christian...say, said Sir Ector, thou Sir Launcelot, there thou licst that were never matched of earthly knight's hand ; and thou were the courtliest knight that ever...
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Studies in Words

C. S. Lewis - 1990 - 342 pages
...when he waked it were hard any tongue to tell the doleful complaints that he made for his brother. Ah Launcelot, he said, thou were head of all Christian...liest, that thou were never matched of earthly Knight's hand.'1 Sir Ector certainly does not mean that, for all he knows to the contrary, Launcelot may perhaps...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 73

1894
...my heart, that I might not sustain myself." And again : "Ah, Launcelot, he said, thou were the head of all Christian knights ; and now I dare say,...Ector, thou Sir Launcelot, there thou liest, that them were never matched of earthly knight's hand ; and thou were the courtiest knight that ever bare...
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The Romance of Arthur: An Anthology of Medieval Texts in Translation

James J. Wilhelm - 1994 - 582 pages
...it were hard any tongue to tell the doleful complaints that he made for his brother. "Ah Lancelot," he said, "thou were head of all Christian knights, and now I dare say," said Sir Ector, "thou Sir Lancelot, there thou liest, that thou were never matched of [by an] earthly knight's hand. And thou...
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The Paston Letters: A Selection in Modern Spelling

Norman Davis - 1999 - 288 pages
...There Sir Ector addresses the dead Lancelot in these words : 'And now I dare say, thou Sir Lancelot, there thou liest, that thou were never matched of earthly knight's hand. And thou were the courteoust knight that ever bare shield; and thou were the truest friend to thy lover that ever bestrade...
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The Development of Arthurian Romance

Roger Sherman Loomis - 2000 - 199 pages
...has lorn That ever in stour bestrode a steed'), would not have satisfied a rhetorician. 'Ah Lancelot, thou were head of all Christian knights! And now I dare say, thou Sir Lancelot, there thou liest, thou were never matched of earthly knight's hand. And thou were...
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