Thankee, ' said the knight politely, as he took a pinch and sneezed seven times so violently that his head fell off.
The knight in whom I'm interest went back to find the pretty face, and learned that the princesses had spun themselves free and all gone and married, but one.
And then they all three cried, Sir Knight
, we yield us unto you as man of might matchless.
Draw your sword and knight
me, then I will throw down my gauntlet, to everyone who dares to speak disrespectfully of my king.
This reverend brother has been all his life engaged in fighting among the Saracens for the recovery of the Holy Sepulchre; he is of the order of Knights
Templars, whom you may have heard of; he is half a monk, half a soldier.
Recollecting, however, that the valiant Amadis was not content to call himself curtly Amadis and nothing more, but added the name of his kingdom and country to make it famous, and called himself Amadis of Gaul, he, like a good knight
, resolved to add on the name of his, and to style himself Don Quixote of La Mancha, whereby, he considered, he described accurately his origin and country, and did honour to it in taking his surname from it.
They had scarcely watched the great road known as Watling Street which runs from Dover in Kent to Chester town--for many minutes, when they espied a knight
riding by in a very forlorn and careless manner.
So saying, he arose and left them, crossed the road to the shrine, and there stood, waiting for the sorrowful knight
to come near him.
With a look of mingled surprise, chagrin and incredulity the knight
reined in his horse, exclaiming as he did so, "Mon Dieu, Edward
In the meantime Sir Oliver had followed his brother knight
, and the two paced the poop together, Sir Nigel in his plum-colored velvet suit with flat cap of the same, adorned in front with the Lady Loring's glove and girt round with a curling ostrich feather.
But the gentlemen persuaded Caxton until at last he undertook to "imprint a book of the noble histories of the said King Arthur and of certaine of his knights
, after a copy unto me delivered, which copy Sir Thomas Malory tooke out of certaine bookes in the Frenche, and reduced it into English.
He drew up at Alice's side, and tumbled off his horse just as the Red Knight
had done: then he got on again, and the two Knights
sat and looked at each other for some time without speaking.