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The Irish Lives of Guy of Warwick and Bevis of Hampton


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...Heront and the rest of the company besides. As for Sir Guy, he was strong and bold in the midst of the enemy, smiting them ') Reading and translation both uncertain. ) See p. 322 b, above. bravely with his fists and his elbows. And he seized a stout, strong club out of the hands of one of the knights, and dealt him a blow with it so that p. 72 he fell before him. Sir Guy saw a knight coming against him. and a very fine steed beneath him, and Sir Guy said to him: 'If thou wouldst give me that horse under thee', said he, 'I would help thee yet, if I should live'. 'I swear by my God that thou shalt have it', said the knight leaping down; and Guy mounted it instantly and sped bravely away among the hosts, and two knights fell full quickly at his hands, and he gave their horses to the knight who had given him the steed before. As for Sir Guy, then, many brave knights of Lombardy collected around him, and he made for himself a path through them, crowded and clamorous;1) and the Lombards pursued him, and there chanced to be a deep stream before him, and he took an eager, bold leap on his horse into the river, and passed over the stream; and there escaped of his company, without being captured or killed, only Sir Guy and Sir Gailiard. Thus far the account of the treachery. The Duke of Lombardy took Sir Tirri with him in bonds, and the Duke of Lorraine took Sir Heront and the other prisoners away. 29. As for Sir Guy. then, he went to Earl Aimistir Amunndae,2) and the earl made Sir Guy welcome. Dixit the earl: 'Sir Guy', said he, 'I am thine, and all my possessions'. Then Sir Guy told how he had been betrayed, and how Earl Aimbri and his son Sir Heront had been taken, and all the hosts besides. Earl Aimistir made complaint and heavy lamentation at this news. Sir Guy ... Hide synopsis

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