Le Morte Darthur: Introduction

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Page 13 - 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 10 - The byrth, lyf, and actes of Kyng Arthur; of his noble knyghtes of the Rounde Table, theyr merveyllous enquestes and aduentures, thachyeuyng of the Sane Greal; and in the end Le Morte Darthur, with the dolourous deth and departyng out ofthys worlde of them al.
Page 9 - Table. Newly refined, and published for the delight, and profit of the Reader.
Page 15 - In our forefathers tyme, whan Papistrie, as a standyng poole, couered and ouerflowed all England, fewe bookes were read in our long, sauyng certaine bookes of Cheualrie, as they sayd, for pastime and pleasure, which, as some say, were made in Monasteries, by idle Monkes or wanton Chanons: as 'one for example, Morte Arthure; the whole pleasure of which booke standeth in two speciall poyntes...
Page 2 - Bibliotheca Spenceriana ; or a Descriptive Catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions in the library of George John, Earl Spencer, KG ac.&c.&c.
Page 15 - Syr Lamerocke, with the wife of king Lote, that was his own aunte. This is good stuffe, for wise men to laughe at, or honest men to take pleasure at. Yet I know, when Gods Bible was banished the Court, and Morte Arthure receiued into the Princes chamber.
Page 7 - The story of the most noble and worthy kynge Arthur, the whiche was one of the worthyes chrysten, and also of his noble and valiaute knyghtes of the rounde Table. Newly imprynted and corrected mccccclvij. Imprynted at London by Wyllyam Copland.
Page 9 - The History of the renowned Prince Arthur, king of Britain with his life and death and all his glorious Battles, likewise the noble acts and heroic deeds of his valiant knights of the round table. London. 1816.
Page 207 - ... the length of the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger...

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