Usage examples for arthurian

  1. Great shadows stretched along the rocks, Like giant curses overthrown By some Arthurian champion. – Kentucky Poems by Madison J. Cawein Commentator: Edmund Gosse
  2. The same thing is true of the Arthurian Legend and the story of the Holy Grail. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  3. How Dundagel meant the " Safe Castle," and how the " Arthurian believers" say it was built by the Britons in earliest Roman days; how David Bruce of Wales was entertained by the Earl of Cornwall on the very spot where we were sitting, and how the great hall, once famous, was destroyed as long ago as when Chaucer was a baby. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. As to Malory's choice of his authorities critics have not failed to point out that now and again he gives a worse version where a better has come down to us, and if he had been able to order a complete set of Arthurian manuscripts from his bookseller, no doubt he would have done even better than he did! – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  5. These facts are mainly important as testimony to the Celtic element in Arthurian romance, and especially to Layamon's use of current Welsh Arthurian tradition. – Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut by Wace
  6. The Arthurian legends, which Sir Thomas Malory wove into one consecutive whole, had been handed down from generation to generation for many hundreds of years. – Studies from Court and Cloister by J.M. Stone
  7. These Arthurian legends are cast by Tennyson in his most musical blank verse, and he has given to them a tinge of mysticism that seems to lift them above the everyday world into a realm of pure romance and chivalry. – Modern English Books of Power by George Hamlin Fitch
  8. This book takes up the adventures of the greatest of the Arthurian heroes, from the very beginning, and also that of his son Sir Galahad. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  9. He looked like a large, grave, elderly monkey, but he was as brave as a lion and as courteous, as chivalrous, and as loyal as an Arthurian knight- errant. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  10. Doubtful though it is that the table is the actual one that figures in the Arthurian legends, yet it is certainly of great antiquity, and has been frequently referred to by more than one writer of mediaeval days. – Winchester by Sidney Heath
  11. In the Augustan age of England, classic antiquity was a refuge for the dreaming spirit; in Shakespeare's day, Italy; in the fifteenth century, Arthurian romance. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  12. Spirit and Literary value of Arthurian Romances. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury