A lady of King Arthur's court : being a romance of the Holy by Sara Hawks Sterling

By Sara Hawks Sterling

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T2ll3rmEi darkness round about a picture which for twice twentyfour hours had filled his mind, and which was the reason for his present adventure. He saw the gardens of Camelot, not enwrapped by mists of evening, but resplendent with brilliant sunshine. Like flowers seemed the fair ladies, arrayed in their gayest in honor of the roses; and the roses had sweeter ones ever bloomed? They tempted all the lovers in Arthur's court of lovers, and he with the rest searched joyously for the best and the most beautiful flowers to gather for his lady.

Boy! and my years outnumber hers. Had I been a tiny child, a toddling babe, her tone could scarce have been more chiding or more tender. So might she speak to a son but to ; —he remembered the moment's shock, his quick a lover step forward to see her face. moved again At the same time, she in the direction of the castle. Her eyes were very calm. "Let us go. Prince Anguish," she said. "My answer first I crave," he said with a brave though fearful of he knew not what. " she replied, somewhat wearily; "but here I am not the lady for thee, is neither knight nor lady.

His silver hciir fell, a shaggy mass, about his pale face. His eyes, which now showed little color but the black, saw shapes and scenes not within the range of other mortals* ken. i lailCIfadv^ "Awake, thou dreamer," said Dieudonnee, as calm as he;"awaken to the day! Tell me now the truth. " Still Merlin did not speak. folded in his gown. Now he His hands had been withdrew one slowly, and reached it upward until it touched Dieudonnee's. Dauntless in spirit, her body was sometimes taken by surprise; and as Merlin's clammy fingers met hers she gave an involuntary shiver.

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