The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions

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Author: Howard Pyle
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 135,881 / 371 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,065
Added to site: 2010.09.11
mnybks.net#: 28968
Origin: gutenberg.org

Follow Sir Launcelot of the Round Table as he rescues Queen Guinevere, fights in the tournament at Astolat, and pursues other adventures.

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fragrant the breeze that blew across the smooth and grassy plain.

For in those days the world was young and gay (as it is nowadays with little children who are abroad when the sun shines bright and things are a-growing) and the people who dwelt therein had not yet grown aweary of its freshness of delight. Wherefore that fair Queen and her court took great pleasure in all the merry world that lay spread about them, as they rode two by two, each knight with his lady, gathering the blossoms of the May, chattering the while like merry birds and now and then bursting into song because of the pure pleasure of living.

[Sidenote: They feast very joyously.]

So they disported themselves among the blossoms for all that morning, and when noontide had come they took their rest at a fair spot in a flowery meadow that lay spread out beside the smooth-flowing river about three miles from the town. For from where they sat they might look down across the glassy stream and behold the distant roofs

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