Arteloise; A Romance Of King Arthur And Knights Of The Round Table

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byJohn Dunbar Hylton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887. Excerpt: ... And stirs the eagle from his nest That towers o'er the mountain's crest, He flaps his wings and rears his form High on the pinions of the storm, Darts where the thunders roll most loud And drinks the flood within the cloud; Screams with hie deepest, wildest mirth As he beholds the lightning's birth; And proudly rears his mighty form Beside the spirit of the storm; Delighted mounts his roaring car v Where lightnings flash and thunders jar. PART IV. i. A tower of stupendous size The hero through the tempest eyes, From its broad door-way came a light That fiercely cleft the inky night, Sent its long shaft of lustre forth Like flaming streamer of the North; And o'er battlement and tower Cast its majesty and power--Like conqueror sits on its throne And guilds the night with blazing zone. To this broad door-way strode the knight, A spacious hall there met his sight, The hero o'er the threshold strode And entered swift the strange abode. A gaud and splendor filled the place From wall to wall through all its space, A thousand times more grand and fair Than seen in all those towers there Through which that knight 'till then had past, Though arrayed were some in splendor vast; Scarce his wondering eyes behold The gaudy splendors round him roll'd, That dazzling flash before his gaze Filling him with surprise, amaze; When hark! he hears a gentle sound, And soothing music floats around. From room to room the music trilled, With melody the region filled, With harmony the walls around And ceilings echo back the sound; Through lofty arch and nave and dome The flooding strains of music roam 'Till together all the blending notes In one grand diapason floats. While through the hero's sense they roll And lull from toil his hardy soul, He sees approaching from a hall Swift th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887. Excerpt: ... And stirs the eagle from his nest That towers o'er the mountain's crest, He flaps his wings and rears his form High on the pin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217337236

ISBN - 13:9780217337236

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