Wait until thou art ripe, and then I will tell thee if thou art fit to couch a lance or ride a course with a right knight.
"Men of Iron" by Howard Pyle
He is a gallant knight, and beautiful adventuresses like to see brave knights couch lances in their honor.
"Louise de la Valliere" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Is it fitting that a young untried Squire should venture to couch his lance against the best in England?
"Sir Nigel" by Arthur Conan Doyle
To tame a horse and fly a hawk, and couch a lance and bend a bow!
"Two Penniless Princesses" by Charlotte M. Yonge
He is a gallant knight, and beautiful adventuresses like to see brave knights couch their lances in their honor.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
A young Gepid chief, named Asbad, ignorant who he was couched his lance to strike Totila in the back.
"Theodoric the Goth" by Thomas Hodgkin
Or break the lance, and couch the spear
At tilts and tournaments o' weir,
Whar mony a valiant knight and peer
Display'd their skill,
To courtly beauty, blushing near,
On Lady's hill.
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill