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Parzifal, a Knightly Epic (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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Parzifal, a Knightly Epic (Volume 2) (Paperback): Wolfram

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... book xiv gramoflanz F now the gallant Gawain a knightly joust would ride, Tho' never I feared for his honour yet I fear what may now betide. And tho' dear be the other's safety yet never a doubt I know, For he who in strife would face him an army had found for foe. O'er far seas, in the land of paynim, his helmet was fashioned fair, 5 And ruby-red was his harness, and the trappings his charger bare. So rode he in search of adventure, and his shield it was pierced thro'--He had plucked for his helm a garland, and the tree where the garland grew Was the tree that Gramoflanz guarded; and Gawain knew the wreath again, And he thought, did the king here wait him it were counted to him for 10 shame, If hither for strife he had ridden then strife there perforce must be, Tho' alone were the twain, and no lady the fate of their jousting see. From Monsalvasch they came, the chargers, which each of the knights bestrode, And they spurred them alike to a gallop, and each 'gainst the other rode, On the dewy grass of the meadow, not the sand of the Tourney ring, 1S Should the joust this morn be ridden; and I ween, as their deeds I sing, I had mourned for the harm of either--'Twas a fair joust they rode that morn, Of a race that fought fair and knightly was each gallant hero born; And little had been his winning, great his loss, who there won the prize, And ne'er had he ceased to mourn it, if he were in his calling wise. 20 For faith had they pledged to each other, nor of old time, nor yet to-day, Had their love and their truth been wounded--Now hear how they fought the fray: Swiftly they rode, yet in such wise that each knight must mourn his fate--For kinsman and knightly brethren, in strength of foeman's hate, 25 In strife had come together; and he who this joust should win H...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Wolfram
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-18634-8
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-18634-1
Barcode: 9781151186348

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