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Stories of King Arthur and His Knights

Retold from Malory's ''Morte dArthur''

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Author: U. Waldo Cutler
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,967 / 193 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,003
Added to site: 2007.07.13
mnybks.net#: 17620
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d modifies these only in order to remove what could possibly hide the thought, or be so crude in taste and morals as to seem unworthy of the really high-minded author of five hundred years ago. It aims also so to condense the book that, in this age of hurry, readers may not be repelled from the tales merely because of their length.

Chivalry of just King Arthur's kind was given up long ago, but that for which it stood--human fellowship in noble purpose--is far older than the institution of knighthood or than even the traditions of the energetic, brave, true, helpful King Arthur himself. It links us with all the past and all the future. The knights of the twentieth century do not set out in chain-armour to right the wrongs of the oppressed by force of arms, but the best influences of chivalry have been preserved for the quickening of a broader and a nobler world than was ever in the dreams of knight-errant of old. Modern heroes of the genuine type owe more than they know to those of Arthur's court who sw

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