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Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15) The Romance of Reality   By: (1833-1922)

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Historical Tales

The Romance of Reality

By

CHARLES MORRIS

Author of "Half Hours with the Best American Authors," "Tales from the Dramatists," etc.

IN FIFTEEN VOLUMES

Volume XIV

King Arthur

2

J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY

PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON

Copyright, 1891, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

Copyright, 1904, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

Copyright, 1908, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

[Illustration: CONWAY CASTLE.]

CONTENTS TO VOLUME II.

BOOK VIII.

TRISTRAM AND ISOLDE AT JOYOUS GARD.

CHAPTER. PAGE.

I. THE TREACHERY OF KING MARK 9

II. HOW TRISTRAM BEFOOLED DINADAN 23

III. ON THE ROAD TO LONAZEP 36

IV. HOW PALAMIDES FARED AT THE RED CITY 46

V. THE TOURNAMENT AT LONAZEP 55

VI. THE SECOND DAY OF THE TOURNAMENT 70

VII. THE WOES OF TWO LOVERS 83

VIII. THE RIVALRY OF TRISTRAM AND PALAMIDES 92

BOOK IX.

THE QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL.

I. THE ENCHANTED CASTLE OF KING PELLAM 117

II. THE MARVEL OF THE FLOATING SWORD 125

III. HOW GALAHAD GOT HIS SHIELD 141

IV. THE TEMPTATION OF SIR PERCIVALE 155

V. THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF SIR BORS 173

VI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MAGIC SHIP 195

VII. HOW LANCELOT SAW THE SANGREAL 207

VIII. THE DEEDS OF THE THREE CHOSEN KNIGHTS 217

BOOK X.

THE LOVE OF LANCELOT AND GUENEVER.

I. THE POISONING OF SIR PATRISE 226

II. THE LILY MAID OF ASTOLAT 239

III. HOW ELAINE DIED FOR LOVE 251

IV. THE CHEVALIER OF THE CART 260

BOOK XI.

THE HAND OF DESTINY.

I. THE TRAPPING OF THE LION 280

II. THE RESCUE OF THE QUEEN 288

III. THE RETURN OF GUENEVER 297

IV. THE WAR BETWEEN ARTHUR AND LANCELOT 314

V. THE STING OF THE VIPER 323

VI. THE PASSING OF ARTHUR 335

VII. THE DEATH OF LANCELOT AND GUENEVER 339

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

KING ARTHUR. VOL. II.

PAGE

CONWAY CASTLE Frontispiece.

ST. MICHAEL'S MOUNT, CORNWALL 10

THE ROUND TABLE OF KING ARTHUR 16

MARRIAGE OF SIR TRISTRAM 24

THE ASSAULT OF SIR TRISTRAM 42

SIR TRISTRAM AT JOYOUS GARD 55

THE DEPARTURE 93

ON THE QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL 118

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA 134

OATH OF KNIGHTHOOD 144

SIR GALAHAD FIGHTING THE SEVEN SINS 153

AN OLD AND HALF RUINED CHAPEL 183

THE MAGIC SHIP 198

SIR GALAHAD'S QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL 217

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL 225

"YOU ARE WELCOME, BOTH," SAID SIR BERNARD 241

ELAINE 259

SIR LANCELOT IN THE QUEEN'S CHAMBER 287

THE TOWER OF LONDON 324

THE OLD KITCHEN OF GLASTONBURY ABBEY 345

KING ARTHUR

AND THE

KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE... Continue reading book >>




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