The Seven Champions of Christendom

Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,523 / 126 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 871
Added to site: 2007.05.16
mnybks.net#: 16957
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thful Grumculda waiting for him at home. So, paying a farewell visit to his master's tomb, the jewels on which he found had by enchantment been changed to glass, he set off on his journey. Happily he had, however, some of the presents intended for the wicked Kalyb in his pockets; so, like an honest Briton, he was able to pay his way, and be no discredit to his country. Leaving him to pursue his toilsome peregrination, we return once more to the cavern of Kalyb.

CHAPTER TWO.

SAINT GEORGE RELEASES THE SIX CHAMPIONS.

Even the Enchantress wondered at the progress in the arts and sciences her captive was making; but, as she knew that he was destined to become a great man, she was aware that she could not hope to stop his progress. All she could do was to keep him shut up till fate set him free. One day the friendly fairy addressed the Prince:--"Know," she said, "the Enchantress sleeps once, and once only, for one week every hundr

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