Some account of the antiquities of Hawkstone, in the country of Salop [by J. Hill].


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Page 61 - As Also, All the Noble Acts, and Heroicke Deeds of his Valiant Knights of the Round Table.
Page 22 - ... him for the Lord Audley, if any knew anything of him. Some knights that were there answered and said: "Sir, he is sore hurt and lieth in a litter here beside.
Page 22 - Then two knights came to the lord Audley and said: 'Sir, the prince desireth greatly to see you, other ye must go to him or else he will come to you.' 'Ah, sir,' said the knight, 'I thank the prince when he thinketh on so poor a knight as I am.
Page 92 - The Romance of the Morte Arthur contains a sort of abridgment of the most celebrated adventures of the Round Table ; and, being written in comparatively modern language, gives the general reader an excellent idea of what romances of chivalry actually were. It has also the merit of being written in pure old English ; and many of the wild adventures which it contains, are told with a simplicity bordering upon the snblime.
Page 21 - Audley with the aid of his four squires fought always in the chief of the battle : he was sore hurt in the body and in the visage: as long as his breath served him he fought; at last at the end of the battle his four squires took...
Page 19 - I may accomplish my vow." The prince accorded to his desire and said, "Sir James, God give you this day that grace to be the best knight of all other,
Page 76 - I defy thee and all thy fellowship ?' ' That is over much, ' said Sir Launcelot. " And then they put their spears in their rests, and came together with their horses as fast as it was possible for them to run, and either smote other in the midst of their shields, that both their horses...
Page 69 - Nay said Sir Ector, that wil I never promise thee, but that I will doe mine avantage. That me repenteth said Sir Turquine, and then he tooke him and unarmed him, and beate him with sharpe thornes al naked, and after put him downe into a deepe dungeon, where he knew many of his fellowes, but when Sir Ector saw Sir Lionel!, then made he great sorrow. Alas brother said Sir Ector where is my brother Sir Launcelot.
Page 19 - I made once a vow that the first battle that other the king your father or any of his children should be at, how that I would be one of the first setters on, or else to die in the pain: therefore I require your grace, as in reward for any service that ever I did to the king your father or to you, that you...
Page 79 - said sir Turquine, " Launcelot, thou art unto mee most welcome, as ever was any knight, for we shall never depart till the one of us bee dead.

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