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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

... Sir Launcelot to do what he would. Then there fell to them, what of North Wales and of Cornwall, for Sir Lamorak’s sake and for Sir Tristram’s sake, ... ... that ever they came into this country. Then spake seven brethren of North Wales, and they were seven noble knights; a man might seek in seven kings’ ...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...Sir Launcelot. So the varlet departed, and found the king and the queen in Wales, at Carlion. And as the king and the queen were at mass the varlet ca... ...ay, said Percivale, in this country I may not tarry, for I must needs into Wales. So Sir Percivale departed from Sir Tristram, and rode straight unto ... ... devised, that all the knights of this land, and of Cornwall, and of North Wales, should joust against all these countries, Ireland, Scotland, and the... ...d joust against all these countries, Ireland, Scotland, and the remnant of Wales, and the country 91 Le Morte Darthur – V ol. Two of Gore, and Surlus... ...and he is as great a lover as I know, and he loveth the king’s daughter of Wales, a full fair lady. And now I suppose, said Sir Tristram, an ye requir... ...f Listinoise, the King of Northumberland, and the King of the best part of Wales, with many other countries. And these draw them to a 120 Thomas Malo... ...d Sir Sadok smote down the King of North 123 Le Morte Darthur – V ol. Two Wales, and gave him a wonder great fall, that there was a great cry on King... ...e down with a spear Sir Dinadan, and the King of Scotland, and the King of Wales, and the King of Northumberland, and the King of Listinoise. So then ... ...ote down the King’s son of Scots; and Sir Lucanere ran against the King of Wales, and they brake their spears all to pieces; and they were so fierce b...

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The Caged Lion

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

..., earl of March, and placed both under the nominal charge of the Prince of Wales, a youth of a few years older. Unjust as was the detention, it had be... ...but King Harry had learnt the art of war as a boy, first under Hotspur, in Wales; nor doth he love that northern fashion of ours of keeping up feud fr... ...was for the King of Castille, that same Peter for whom the Black Prince of Wales fought, and of whom such grew- some tales were told. The pretty princ... ...ad heeded appearances as little as of old when roughing it with Hotspur in Wales; but now his dress was of the most royal. On his head was a small gre... ...t me have him to hold up to my brave fellows in the court!’ ‘The Prince of Wales?’ said Catherine. ‘You never spake of my bringing him.’ ‘If I spake n...

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The Prelude of 1805 in Thirteen Books

By: William Wordsworth

... Thirteenth Conclusion IN one of these excursions, travelling then 4 Through Wales on foot and with a youthful friend, I left Bethkelet’s huts at couc... ...lace, Tarrying in pleasant nooks, wherever found, Through England or through Wales. A youth—he bore 350 The name of Calvert; it shall live, if words O...

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Aaron's Rod

By: D. H. Lawrence

...blind. Awful affair. But the children are awfully nice children. Prince of Wales awfully nice, almost too nice. Prince Henry smart boy, too—oh, a smar... ... wonderful—Queen Victoria?” And so, by light transitions, to the Prince of Wales at the front, and thus into the trenches. And then Herbertson was on ... ...nciated words, in a public-school manner, but with a strong twang of South Wales. “Why, Angus,” came the graceful voice of Francis, “I 190 Aaron’s Ro...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...University of London, and while working upon the auriferous rocks of North Wales, after a brief holiday spent in agitating for women’s suffrage, she h... ...rifting along, and such encounters became more fre- quent as he got out of Wales into England. Amidst all this wreckage they were still campaigning. H...

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The Third Booke of the Faerie Queen

By: Edmund Spencer

... As it in bookes hath written bene of old. In Deheubarth that now South wales is hight, What time king Ryence raign’d, and dealed right, ...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...mpression let me repeat a pleasant story about this king and our Prince of Wales, who recently visited the Italian front. The Prince is a source of an...

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Kenilworth

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ief taken by fierce Lord Mortimer when he was one of the Lords Marchers of Wales, and murdered, as they say, in that same tower which bears his name.”... ...e of Wight. My brother-in-law, Huntingdon, and Pembroke, have authority in Wales. Through Bedford I lead the Puritans, with their interest, so powerfu...

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...etty old lady, with bright black eyes, but she seemed proud. She came from Wales and had had, a long time ago, an eminent person for an ancestor, of t... ...h us. It was an elderly lady. It was Mrs. Woodcourt, who, having come from Wales to stay with Mrs. Bayham Badger and having written to my guardian, “b... ... Morgan ap Kerrig, no, not for the weight in gold of all the mountains in Wales!” He stopped to kiss me on the forehead, and I sobbed and wept afresh...

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Pentecost of Calamity, The

By: Owen Wister

...r, and that you can pay too high a price for peace; but that you cannot pay too high for the finding and keeping of your own soul.” (Summary by David Wales)...

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Idylls of the King in Twelve Books

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

...d leading all his knighthood threw the kings Carados, Urien, Cradlemont of Wales, Claudias, and Clariance of Northumberland, The King Brandagoras of L...

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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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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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The High History of the Holy Graal

By: Holy Graal

...; Bruns Brandnils was the third; Bertholez 1i Chauz the fourth; Brandalus of Wales was the fifth; Elinant of Escavalon was the sixth; Calobrutus was t... ... right adventurous. But the most worshipful hermit that is in the Kingdom of Wales hath his dwelling beside the chapel, nor liveth he now any longer f... ...nights that he would hold court at Pannenoisance, that is situate the sea of Wales, at the feast of S. John after Whitsuntide. And he was minded to pu... ...been bereft, and bereft also hath she been of the richest castles that be in Wales to the number of seven.” “A wrong is it and a sin!” saith Messire G... ... Gawain rode midst the land and the crane cried out so loud that the King of Wales heard it, that was lord of the land. Thereupon, behold you, two kni... ...th right great joy and rideth until he has come into the land of the King of Wales and bethought him he would go fulfil his pledge. He alighted before... ...ole. And what is the name of this castle?” “Sir, it hath for name the Key of Wales, for it is the gate way of the land.” XI. P erceval lay the night ... ... with her. For not a knight is there in the kingdom of Logres nor in that of Wales but ought to be right well pleased to have so fair a damsel to wife... ...d mass, and cometh back as straight as he may to Pannenoisance on the sea of Wales, where were the King and Queen with great plenty of knights and bar...

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The Tragedy of Richard the Third

By: William Shakespeare

...ther, to make him a King. 668 Edward thy Sonne, that now is Prince of Wales, 669 For Edward our Sonne, that was Prince of Wales, 670 D... ...ncely Richmond now? 3358 Chri. At Penbroke, or at Hertford West in Wales. 3359 Der. What men of Name resort to him. 3360 Chri....

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself : Book Two

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...d him. Castlewood, I have said, was born in the same year as the Prince of Wales; had not a little of the Prince’s air, height, and figure; and, espec... ...hat which the leaders here were only talking about; to bring the Prince of Wales into the country openly in the face of all, under Bolingbroke’s very ... ... And galloping by the Prince’s side the Colonel explained to the Prince of Wales what his movements had been; who the friends were that knew of the ex... ...bove stairs, and spoke confi- dently of having him proclaimed as Prince of Wales and heir to the throne before that day was over. The Bishop had enter... ...ur again; and had the King not chosen to ride to Castlewood, the Prince of Wales might have slept at St. James’s.” “‘Sdeath! gentlemen,” says the Prin... ...greatest names of this kingdom were as- sembled to accompany the Prince of Wales, who might have been the acknowledged heir of the throne, or the poss...

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King Henry V

By: William Shakespeare

...our princes captived by the hand Of that black name, Edward, Black Prince of Wales; Whiles that his mountain sire, on mountain standing, Up in the air... ...y, an’t please your majesty, and your great uncle Edward the Plack Prince of Wales, as I have read in the chronicles, fought a most prave pattle here ...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...lasquez, who had in 1623 executed a portrait of Charles I. (then Prince of Wales), was amongst those who in the three or four following years minister... ...ssing the violated equi- librium to our feelings, we subscribed throughout Wales to extort six horses from the astonished innkeepers, most of whom dec... ...nce or distress. A century and a half ago such a Lady Carbery was in South Wales, at the “Golden Grove;” now such another Lady Carbery was in central ... ...a weekly allowance, which would have enabled me to live in any district of Wales, either North or South; for Wales, both North and South, is (or at an... ... the people that it was “sin- ful” to charge less than three shillings. In Wales, meantime, I suffered grievously from want of books; and fancying, in... ...art, I had the unpardonable folly to quit the deep tranquillities of North Wales for the uproars, and perils, and the certain miseries, of London. I h... ... Manx half-pennies, which lately I had con- tinually seen current in North Wales, bearing for their heral- dic distinction three human legs in armor, ... ...tles to consid- eration. Dr. Cyril Jackson had been tutor to the Prince of Wales (George IV.); he had repeatedly refused a bishopric; and that, perhap... ...sions,” a thousandth part of the sufferings I under- went in London and in Wales; partly because the misery was too monotonous, and, in that respect, ...

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