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At length they chaunst to meet upon the way/ An aged Sire, in long blacke weedes yclad,/ His feete all bare, his beard all hoarie gray,/ And by his belt his booke he hanging hadďż
She had been forced down into fearful waters,/ the cold depths, after Cain had killed/ his father's son, felled his own/ brother with a sword./ Branded an outlaw,/ marked by havin
About Grendel's mother
So faultless her features, so fair and so bright,/ His heart swelled swiftly with surging joys.?
Lands and wives he gave outright/ To all his servants save one knight:/ That was Lanval; him he forgot.?
Sir knights, say, how work we now??
On the morn when each man is mindful in heart/ That God's son was sent down to suffer our death,/ No household but is blithe for his blessed sake..?
In alms half my good I will give with my hands twain,/ In the way of charity with good intent;/ And the other half, still shall remain,/ I 'queath to be returned there it ought to
For every one of us, living in this world/ means waiting for our end. Let whoever can/ win glory before death. When a warrior is gone,/ that will be his best and only bulwark.?
She bestowed on him her heart/ And her body, every part./ Now BLANK is on easy street!?
Bretful of pardoun, comen from rome al hoot./A voys he hadde as smal as hath a goot.?
Of ghostly sight the people be so blind,/ Drowned in sin, they know me not for their God. In worldly riches is all their mind.?
he did not consider that life of much account/ to anyone anywhere.?
Lo, heere the wise kyng, daun Salomon;/ I trowe he hadde wyves mo than oon.?
Made angry by these words, the queen/ Insultingly expressed her spleen.?
Ho, no I hold it weel.?
what man is he?
And if you will listen to my lay but a little while,/ As I heard it in hall, I shall hasten to tell.?
When he wielded a sword,/ no matter how blooded and hard-edged the blade, his hand was too strong, the stroke he dealt/ (I have heard) would ruin it. He could reap no advantage.?
Though high-born Arthur at heart had wonder,/ He let no sign be seen, but said aloud/ To the comely queen, with courteous speech,/ 'Dear dame, on this day dismay you no whit;/ Such
So chic, noble, and proud, he said,/ That even her lowliest chambermaidâ€¦?
Now I mean to be a match for BLANK,/ settle the outcome in single combat.?
The sothe is this, the cut fil to the knyght,/Of which ful blithe and glad was every wyght,/ And telle he moste his tale, as was resoun,/ By foreward and by composicioun,/ As ye ha
O false BLANK, cursed thou be,/ Thou traitor to God, that hast deceived me/ And caught me in thy snare?
He shot wide and buried a shaft/ in the flesh and blood of his own brotherâ€¦?
Ful many a deyntee hors hadde he in stable, /And whan he rood, men myghte his brydel heere/Gynglen in a whistlynge wynd als cleere/And eek as loude as dooth the chapel belle.?
Fy! Spek namoore--it is grisly thyng--/Of hire horrible lust and hir likyng.?
Thogh that I pleynly speke in this mateere, /To telle yow hir wordes and hir cheere, /Ne thogh I speke hir wordes proprely. /For this ye knowen al so wel as I, /Whoso shal telle a
No counselor could ever expect/ fair reparation from those rabid hands.?
This is to seyn, a monk out of his cloystre./But thilke text heeld he nat worth an oystre;/And I seyde his opinion was good.?
O Death, thou comest when I had thee least in mind./ In thy power it lieth me to save:/ Yet of my good will I give thee, if thou will be kindâ€¦?
The story goes/ that as the pair struggledâ€¦?
In good faith,' said BLANK, 'my gain is the greater/ Though I am not he of whom you have heard;?
Thus gaily? Has thou thy Maker forgeet??
For he nobly had willed, he would never eat/ On so high a holiday, till he had heard first/ Of some fair feat or frayâ€¦?
Sad lays were sung about the beset king,/ the vicious raids and ravages of BLANK,/ his long and unrelenting feud,/ nothing but war; how he would never/ parley or make peace with ?
Now displays of deportment shall dazzle our eyes/ And the polished pearls of impeccable speech;/ The high art of eloquenceâ€¦?
Wel nyne and twenty in a compaignye,/: Of sondry folk, by aventure yfalle/: In felaweshipe, and pilgrimes were they alle,/: That toward caunterbury wolden ryde.?
Therefore I will, in all the haste,/ Have a reckoning of every man's person.?
She put this shape upon me to puzzle your wits,/ To afflict the fair queen, and frighten her to deathâ€¦?
When he heard about BLANK, BLANK's thane/ was on home ground, over in BLANK./ There was no one else like him alive.?
Put on his garment to thy behove,/ Which is wet with you tearsâ€¦?
Me thynketh it acordaunt to resoun/To telle yow al the condicioun/Of ech of hem, so as it semed me,/And whiche they weren, and of what degree,/And eek in what array that they were
If priests be good, it is so, surely./ But when Jesu hanged on the cross with great smart,/ There he gave out of his blessed heart/ The same sacrament in great tormentâ€¦?
In swich estaat as God hath cleped us/ I wol persevere; I nam nat precius.?
the first was this, in the beginning of the feastâ€ť â€śpresently, that clownish person'?
And rushed forth, hurling her hideous tail/ About her cursed head, whose folds displaid/ Were stretched now forth at length without entraile./ She lookt about, and seeing one in ma
And now the timbres trembled and sang,/ a hall-session that harrowed every Dane/ inside the stockade: stumbling fury,/ the two contenders crashed through the building.?
To be gone from this bench and stand by you there,/ If I without discourtesy might quit this board,/ And if my liege lady misliked it not,/ I would come to your counsel before you
none could read except she did them teach?
BLANK's kinsmen kept thinking about/ his name and fame: he never lost heart.?
See, see Christ's blood streamâ€¦?
For Adam plight for to be pined./ Here to dead I oblige me/ Fro that sin for to save mankind,/ And sovereignly beseek I thee/ That they for me may favor find.?
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