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King Arthur


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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n King Arthur a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
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From Tales of King Arthur From Tales of King Arthur
King Arthur music King Arthur music


In literature:

Are there any King Arthurs and loyal knights nowadays, or only common men and women?
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
While "Morte d'Arthur" had been written more than ten years previously, Tennyson was now evolving the entire plan of the "Idylls of the King.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
KING ARTHUR: Not a Love Story.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
We may have fought with King Arthur and known Merlin.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
King Arthur and his whole Court went into mourning for little Tom Thumb.
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
Was not King Arthur come again?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 3 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
King Arthur looked upon the sword, and liked it passing well.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
Yet what founded our particular friendship was a circumstance, by itself as romantic as any fable of King Arthur.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
"The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877" by Various
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
You can go as a lady of King Arthur's time.
"Madge Morton's Trust" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
It befell upon a time when King Arthur was at London, that tidings came to him that King Ryons of North Wales was carrying out his threat.
"Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The King had three sons, and their names were Ur, Arthur, and Lawn Dyarrig.
"The Irish Fairy Book" by Various
"Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
We have heard that King Arthur and Thomas the Rhymer were carried into Fairyland, but what adventures they met with there we do not know.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
Froissart says that King Arthur instituted his Order of the Knights of the Round Table here.
"Zigzag Journeys in Europe" by Hezekiah Butterworth
I've had all that with my governess, and about King Arthur too.
"Bosom Friends" by Angela Brazil
Shakespeare makes King John order his nephew Arthur's eyes to be burnt out.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Arthur himself was proclaimed King in London.
"Stories of London" by E. L. Hoskyn
And King Arthur was also much astonished that a youth, clad thus like a yeoman, should thus speak to a great lord of the court such as Sir Kay.
"The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions" by Howard Pyle

In poetry:

"Thy wish thou hast, but yet unknowne;
I am Lancelot du Lake,
Now knight of Arthurs Table Round;
King Hauds son of Schuwake;
"Sir Lancelot Du Lake" by Thomas Percy
"Who has in prison threescore knights
And four, that he did wound;
Knights of King Arthurs court they be,
And of his Table Round."
"Sir Lancelot Du Lake" by Thomas Percy
"Nowe yield thee, yield thee, Kinge Arthure,
Now yield thee unto mee;
Or fighte with mee, or lose thy lande,
Noe better termes maye bee:
"The Marriage of Sir Gawaine" by Anonymous British
Forth then rush'd that carlish knight,
King Arthur felte the charme:
His sturdy sinewes lost their strengthe,
Downe sunke his feeble arme.
"The Marriage of Sir Gawaine" by Anonymous British
FOR three long nights had King Arthur watch'd,
The light from the turret shone !
For three long nights had King Arthur wak'd,
He pass'd them all alone !
"The Prophecy Of Merlin" by Anne Bannerman
"Launcelot, Launcelot, why did he take your hand,
When he had kissed me in his kingly way?
Saying: 'This is the knight whom all the land
Calls Arthur's banner, sword, and shield to-day;
"King Arthur's Tomb" by William Morris

In news:

'Game of Thrones' Star Nabs Role of King Arthur in 'Arthur & Lancelot '.
Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington has plucked the sword from the stone and will play the future King Arthur in Warner Bros.' Arthur & Lancelot .
Warner Bros has found its Lancelot for the planned King Arthur movie Arthur & Lancelot .
Bova's latest novel is "Orion And King Arthur," a tale of romance and time travel.
Bova's latest novel, "Orion and King Arthur," has nothing to do with golf.
New King Arthur Self-Rising Flour .
Simon Armitage's translation 'The Death of King Arthur' presents a familiar legend in an unexpected light.
The two own King Arthur 's Tools in Tallahassee, one of the best kept secrets in the business world and a play where you literally need to know your role to fit in.
Arthur 's Treasure Hunt/The Return of the King (#309).
TRAGEDY OF KING ARTHUR … Appointment Submission.
Michael O'Kane The unofficial start to the US Open – Arthur Ashe Kid's Day – was held at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Saturday.
Photo provided by King Arthur Flour.
Recipe is from King Arthur Flour.
For centuries, scholars have argued over where King Arthur's Camelot may be located, and if it actually exists.
A field trip to King Arthur Flour resulted in cracking the pie crust code.