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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...to his hand. For there were many kings within the realm of England, and in Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall. So it befell on a time when King Arthur was ... ... came a knight and told the king tidings how that the King Rience of North Wales had reared a great number of people, and were entered into the land, ... ...o Swords and Balan his brother, and brought with them King Rience of North Wales, and there delivered him to the porters, and charged them with him; a...

...thur his son, the which had great war in his days for to get all England into his hand. For there were many kings within the realm of England, and in Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall. So it befell on a time when King Arthur was at London, there came a knight and told the king tidings how that the King Rience of North Wales had reared a great number of people, and were entered...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...r. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many king... ...er he should wed her and have all her lands. This cry was made in England, Wales, Scotland, and also in France and in Brittany. It befell upon a day L... ...o reneye my lord. CHAPTER XXXVIII How Sir Tristram and his wife arrived in Wales, and how he met there with Sir Lamorak. N ow turn we unto Sir Tristra... ...en they were from the land, there was a wind drove them in to the coast of Wales upon this Isle of Servage, whereas was Sir Lamorak, and there the bar... ...l those of the realm of Logris should be there to joust with them of North Wales: and thither came five hundred knights, and they of the country broug...

...f Cornwall, and she was called Elizabeth, that was called both good and fair. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many kings that were lords of many countries, but all they held their lands of King Arthur; for in Wales were two kings, and in the north were many kings; and ...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in espe... ...d, said Sir Persant, and worshipfully. And so the cry was made in England, Wales, and Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, and in all the Out Isles, and in Br...

...high feast of Pentecost should be holden at a city and a castle, the which in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in especial, afore other feasts in the year, he would not go that day to meat until he had heard or seen of a great marvel....

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Love and Friendship and Other Early Works Also Spelled Love and Freindship a Collection of Juvenile Writings

By: Jane Austen

...ted me to give you. My Father was a native of Ireland and an inhabitant of Wales; my Mother was the natural Daughter of a Scotch Peer by an italian Op... ...hed my eighteenth Year I was recalled by my Parents to my paternal roof in Wales. Our man- sion was situated in one of the most romantic parts of the... ...t being left by her Parents in indigent Circumstances she had retired into Wales on eoconomical motives. There it was our freindship first commenced. ... ... but I found myself entering this beautifull Vale which I find is in South Wales, when I had expected to have reached my Aunts.” “After having wandere... ...ay that we ever performed; and after having acted it all over England, and Wales, we came to Scotland to exhibit it over the remainder of Great Britai... ...s it may, he did not live for ever, but falling ill, his son the Prince of Wales came and took away the crown; whereupon the King made a long speech, ... ...A TOUR THR OUR THR OUR THR OUR THR OUR THROUGH W OUGH W OUGH W OUGH W OUGH WALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—i... ...left our dear home on last Monday month; and proceeded on our tour through Wales, which is a principality contiguous to England and gives the title to... ... a principality contiguous to England and gives the title to the Prince of Wales. We travelled on horseback by preference. My Mother rode upon our li...

...ich her Heart disapproved. ........................................................................................................ 96 A TOUR THROUGH WALES?in a LETTER from a YOUNG LADY? ............................................................... 97 A TALE .....................................................................................................................

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

... by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner of those marches, the Squire Adist... ...ain of her yet, she may have a finale in store. It’s true that I love wild Wales.’ 32 Celt and Saxon ‘And so do I’ Caroline raised her eyes to imagin... ... for his 137 George Meredith delight in songful gatherings, harps to wild Wales, his Cam- brian highlands, and not to England. You have not yet, thou...

... Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner of those marches, the Squire Adister, whose family-seat was where the hills begin to lift and spy into the heart of black mountains. Examining his ticket with an apparent curiosity, th...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... has not yet managed to assimilate the islands whence she sprang. Ireland, Wales, and the Scottish moun- tains still cling, in part, to their old Gael... ...of Japan to be uneatable – a staggering pretension. So, when the Prince of Wales’s mar- riage was celebrated at Mentone by a dinner to the Mentonese, ...

...foreign parts of England; and the race that has conquered so wide an empire has not yet managed to assimilate the islands whence she sprang. Ireland, Wales, and the Scottish mountains still cling, in part, to their old Gaelic speech. It was but the other day that English triumphed in Cornwall, and they still show in Mousehole, on St. Michael?s Bay, the house of the last Co...

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The First Part of Henry the Fourth. Edited by Frederic W. Moorman

By: William Shakespeare

... 40 But yesternight: when all athwart there came 41 A Post from Wales, loaden with heauy Newes; 42 Whose worst was, That the Noble M... ...will my Liege. Exeunt Scaena Secunda. 113 Enter Henry Prince of Wales, Sir Iohn Fal-staffe, 114 and Pointz. 115 Fal. Now Hal... ...ch this Bullingbrooke, 558 And that same Sword and Buckler Prince of Wales. 559 But that I thinke his Father loues him not, 560 And wo... ... it already vpon their confidence, 974 that though I be but Prince of Wales, yet I am the King 975 of Curtesie: telling me flatly I am no pr... ...ilde- geese, Ile neuer 1099 weare haire on my face more. You Prince of Wales? 1100 Prin. Why you horson round man? what’s the matter? 110... ...the Morning. The same mad fellow of the North, Percy; 1293 and hee of Wales, that gaue Amamon the Bastinado, 1294 and made Lucifer Cuckold,... ...in with the Sea, 1570 That chides the Bankes of England, Scotland, and Wales, 1571 Which calls me Pupill, or hath read to me? 1572 And bri... ... 1603 By South and East, is to my part assign’d: 1604 All Westward, Wales, beyond the Seuerne shore, 1605 And all the fertile Land within t... ...my heart. Exeunt. Scaena Secunda. 1815 Enter the King, Prince of Wales, and others. 1816 King. Lords, giue vs leaue: 1817 The Pr...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

... and Greekish, as in French. And yet of record remain in witness of him in Wales, in the town of Camelot, the great stones and the marvellous works of... ...ir Ector, and he is a lord of fair livelihood in many parts in England and Wales; and this lord, Sir Ector, let him be sent for, for to come and speak... ...on all the north, Scotland, and all that were under their obeissance. Also Wales, a part of it, held against Arthur, but he overcame them all, as he d... ...f and his knights of the Round Table. CHAPTER VIII How King Arthur held in Wales, at a Pentecost, a great feast, and what kings and lords came to his ... ...t, and what kings and lords came to his feast. T hen the king removed into Wales, and let cry a great feast that it should be holden at Pentecost afte... ...e die, he shall be long king of all England, and have under his obeissance Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, and more realms than I will now rehearse. Som... ...under horse-feet. Then Arthur as a lion, ran unto King Cradelment of North Wales, and smote him through the left side, that the horse and the king fel... ...and of the Table Round. Then there came word that the King Rience of North Wales made great war on King Leodegrance of Cameliard, for the which thing ... ...to him. So they consented together to keep all the marches of Cornwall, of Wales, and of the North. So first, they put King Idres in the City of Naunt...

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The Lances of Lynwood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...hed himself, and gained the favour and friendship of the gallant Prince of Wales. The feud with the Clarenhams seemed to be completely extinguished, w... ...d which the Duke of Lancaster was assembling at Southampton, the Prince of Wales having promised to assist King Pedro of Castile in recovering the kin... ...d are not so easily allowed to hide themselves in obscurity. The Prince of Wales knows too well the value of his right-hand counsellor.” “Nay, Sir Phi... ...lo, and thence proceeded to Bor- deaux, but there found that the Prince of Wales had already set forth, and was waiting for his brother at Dax. Advanc... ...bled Eustace to recognize in him the flower of chivalry, Edward, Prince of Wales. “Welcome, my trusty Reginald!” exclaimed he. “I knew that the Lances... ...hom to give a thou- sand lives!” said Eustace. “And that was the Prince of Wales!” said Leonard. “Why, he spoke just like any other man.” The two tent... ...ence could be placed on his Spanish allies. The challenge of the Prince of Wales was therefore accepted; and never were tidings more welcome than thes... ...utmost wishes can reach—” “I give him up to none but my Lord the Prince of Wales,” returned the young Squire, undauntedly. “Fool and caitiff! out of m... ...with his ruddy complexion, led him forward to present him to the Prince of Wales. “Welcome! our new-made Knight,” said Edward. “Brave comrades, I pres...

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The Prince and the Pauper

By: Mark Twain

... by Mark Twain Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, to Lord Cromwell, on the birth of the Prince of Wales (afterward Edward VI.). From t... ...revellers making merry around them. There was no talk in all England but of the new baby, Edward Tudor, Prince of Wales, who lay lapped in silks and s... ...at fickle crowd snatch off their hats then. You should have heard them cheer, and shout, “Long live the Prince of Wales!” The soldiers presented arms ... ...16 Mark Twain while we may, and change again before any come to molest.” A few minutes later the little Prince of Wales was gar- landed with Tom’s flu... ...and countenance that I bear. Fared we forth naked, there is none could say which was you, and which the Prince of Wales. And, now that I am clothed as... ...ghter. The prince picked himself out of the mud, and made fiercely at the sen- try, shouting— “I am the Prince of Wales, my person is sacred; and thou... ... and hustled him far down the road, hooting him, and shouting— “Way for his Royal Highness! Way for the Prince of Wales!” IV The Prince’s tro... ... and flocked about the prince, who said with native dignity— “Good lads, say to your master that Edward Prince of Wales desireth speech with him.” A g... ...e, man, believe me!—I speak no lie, but only the truth!—put forth thy hand and save me! I am indeed the Prince of Wales!” The man stared down, stupefi...

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Arthurian Chronicles : Roman de Brut

By: Eugene Mason

... been for V ortigern, who arose before them all. This V ortigern came from Wales, and was earl in his own land. He was a strong knight of his body, ex... ...rtigern was a naked man he fled beyond the Severn, and passing deeply into Wales, dwelt there, taking counsel with his friends. He caused his wise cle... ...who nourished him. Daughter was she to that King of Dimetia, now gone from Wales. Nun she was of her state, a gentlewoman of right holy life, and lodg... ...s did homage to Aurelius as their king. These tidings came to Vortigern in Wales, and he prepared to set his house in order. He fled to a strong castl... ...ge to Aurelius, and was with him in the host. Much he knew of this land of Wales. “Eldof,” said Aurelius, “hast thou forgotten my father who cherished... ...the Well of Labenes. This fountain springs in a hidden place, very deep in Wales, but I know not where, since I have never been. Merlin came straightw... ...to his own place. Now Passent, that was a son of V ortigern, had fled from Wales and Britain, for fear of Aurelius and his brother Uther. He sought re... ...ined their ships, and with a fair wind crossed the sea, and came safely to Wales. The host entered in Menevia, that city so praised of the Welsh, and ... ...urelius learned that Passent and the King of Ireland were come together in Wales to make sorrow in the land, he sent for Uther his brother. He grieved...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...s; and the fifth hight Jonas, he departed out of his country and went into Wales, and took there the daughter of Manuel, whereby he had the land of Ga...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

...who gave battle to the Romans, with his army, among the mountains of North Wales. ‘This day,’ said he to his sol diers, ‘decides the fate of Britain!... ...y had innocently invited over as friends, retired Charles Dickens 21 into Wales and the adjacent country; into Devonshire, and into Cornwall. Those p... ...at Alfred, and governed England well. He re duced the turbulent people of Wales, and obliged them to pay him a tribute in money, and in cattle, and t... ...f a Danish prince, Constantine King of the Scots, and the people of North Wales, he broke and defeated in one great battle, long fa mous for the vas... ...f the open country, hid themselves in the mountains of Charles Dickens 37 Wales when they were not attacking travellers and animals, that the tribute... ... that offered him a chance of improving his fortunes. There were, in South Wales, two A Child’s Histroy of England 108 other broken knights of the sa... ...n away; because no resistance was shown. He made another ex pedition into Wales—whence he did run away in the end: but not before he had got from th... ...nobles, who were by this time in revolt against the King, and assembled in Wales. He was finally pardoned and restored to his estates, but he lived pr... ...n he came home, was, to unite under one Sovereign England, Scot land, and Wales; the two last of which countries had each a little king of its own, a...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...o make war, and to aid after their power; that is to wit, the lord of West Wales promised to bring thirty thousand men, and Sir Uwaine, Sir Ider his s... ...tressed many of our knights, among whom was slain Sir Gherard, a knight of Wales. Then our knights took heart to them, and slew many Saracens. And the...

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Oral Mblems

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...nies of men. Deep in the greenest of the vales That nestle near the coast of Wales, The heaving main but just in view, Robin and Ben together grew, To...

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King Richard Ii

By: William Shakespeare

...cond Herald:) (Gardener:) (Keeper:) (Groom:) (Servant:) SCENE: England and Wales. 4 KING RICHARD II ACT I SCENE I: London. KING RICHARD II’s palace. ... ... face. I am the last of noble Edward’s sons, Of whom thy father, Prince of Wales, was first: In war was never lion raged more fierce, In peace was nev... ...ngs past redress are now with me past care. [Exeunt.] SCENE IV: A camp in Wales. [Enter EARL OF SALISBURY and a Welsh Captain .] Captain: My lord of... ...ices: Awhile to work, and after holiday. [Exeunt.] SCENE II: The coast of Wales. A castle in view. [Drums; flourish and colors. Enter KING RICHARD II... ...gbroke’s fair day. [Exeunt.] Richard II, Act III, scene ii 44 SCENE III: Wales. Before Flint castle. [Enter, with drum and colors, HENRY BOLINGBROKE...

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Henry Iv, Part 2 Shakespeare’S

By: William Shakespeare

... the Presenter. KING HENRY : the Fourth. (KING HENRY IV:) PRINCE HENRY OF WALES : (PRINCE HENRY:) afterwards KING HENRY V. THOMAS, DUKE OF CLARENCE ... ...e your lordship, I hear his majesty is returned with some discomfort from Wales. Lord Chief Justice : I talk not of his majesty: you would not come... ...w, Master Gower, what news? GOWER: The king, my lord, and Harry Prince of Wales Are near at hand: the rest the paper tells. FALSTAFF: As I am a gent... ...nst Northumberland and the Archbishop. FALSTAFF: Comes the king back from Wales, my noble lord? Lord Chief Justice : You shall have letters of me pr... ...taff, knight, to the son of the king, nearest his father, Harry Prince of Wales, greeting. Why, this is a certificate. PRINCE HENRY : Peace! POINS... .... Now, the Lord bless that sweet face of thine! O, Jesu, are you come from Wales? FALSTAFF: Thou whoreson mad compound of majesty, by this light fles... ...ege, Who undertook to sit and watch by you. KING HENRY IV : The Prince of Wales! Where is he? let me see him: He is not here. Henry 4th, Part 2, Act ...

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The Second Part of Henry the Fourth

By: William Shakespeare

...dship, I heare his Maiestie is 375 return’d with some discomfort from Wales. 376 Iust. I talke not of his Maiesty: you would not come 3... ...er; What newes? 731 Gow. The King (my Lord) and Henrie Prince of Wales 732 Are neere at hand: The rest the Paper telles. 733 F... ...umberland, and the Archbishop. 770 Fal. Comes the King backe from Wales, my noble L[ord]? 771 Ch.Iust. You shall haue Letters of me ... ...t, to the Sonne of the King, neerest his Father, Harrie 901 Prince of Wales, greeting. 902 Poin. Why this is a Certificate. 903 ... ... Heauen blesse that sweete Face 1319 of thine: what, are you come from Wales? 1320 Fal. Thou whorson mad Compound of Maiestie: by 1321 ... ... Who vndertooke to sit and watch by you. 2580 King. The Prince of Wales? where is hee? let mee 2581 see him. 2582 War. This doore...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...he cause that King Arthur came into the Forest Perilous, that was in North Wales, by the means of a lady. Her name was Annowre, and this lady came to ... ...t cry of tournament between King Carados of Scotland and the King of North Wales, and either should joust against other at the Castle of Maidens; and ... ..., said Sir Persides, for his name is Sir Briant of 48 Thomas Malory North Wales; so he passed on among other knights of North Wales. And there came i... ...e all that did abide. Thus Sir Launcelot escaped from his enemies of North Wales, and then Sir Launcelot rode his way till a friend, and lodged him ti... ...d. And then the King with the Hundred Knights and an hundred more of North Wales set upon the twenty of Sir Launcelot’s kin: and they twenty knights h...

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Mugby Junction

By: Charles Dickens

...ing away from. I’ll push onward for the hill-country to-morrow. I’ll go to Wales.” It was with some pains that he placed before himself the undeniable... ..., gave her up gently to both her parents, and went out. But he went not to Wales. No, he never went to Wales. He went straightway for another stroll a...

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