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The History of Chivalry: Or, Knighthood and Its Times, Volume 1
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Pagina 131 - Town-folks my strength ; a daintier judge applies His praise to sleight, which from good use doth rise: Some lucky wits impute it but to chance : Others, because of both sides I do take My blood from them who did excel in this, Think Nature me a...
Pagina 131 - ... daintier judge applies His praise to sleight, which from good use doth rise; Some lucky wits impute it but to chance ; Others, because of both sides I do take My blood from them, who did excel in this, Think Nature me a man of arms did make. How far they shot awry ! the true cause is, STELLA looked on, and from her heavenly face Sent forth the beams which made so fair my race.
Pagina 243 - Histoire de la Domination des Arabes et des Maures en Espagne, et en Portugal, depuis l'Invasion de ces Peuples jusqu'à leur Expulsion définitive; rédigée sur l'Histoire traduite de l'Arabe en Espagnol de MJ Conde. Par M. de Mariés.
Pagina 341 - The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust.
Pagina 13 - He had a bow bent in his hand, Made of a trusty tree ; An arrow of a cloth-yard long Up to the head drew he...
Pagina 133 - ... alms: But though from court to cottage he depart, His Saint is sure of his unspotted heart. And when he saddest sits in homely cell, He'll teach his swains this carol for a song, — ''Blest be the hearts that wish my sovereign well, Curst be the souls that think her any wrong.
Pagina 138 - Colebrook, was that incomparable hero who (in the History of Hall and Graf ton as it appears) twice passed through a great army of Northern men alone, with his pole-axe in his hand, and returned without any mortal hurt, which is more than is famed of Amadis de Gaul, or the Knight of the Sun.
Pagina 142 - ... another would say, you have enjoyed him long enough, I must have him now...