Green Knight Quotes (14 quotes)
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
After Britain was built by this founding father, a bold race bred there, battle-happy men causing trouble and torment in turbulent times. Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other Sir Gawain and the Green Knight quote. I should genuinely judge him to be a half-giant, or a most massive man, the mightiest of mortals. But handsome, too, like any horseman worth his horse, for despite the bulk and brawn of his body his stomach and waist were slender and sleek. In fact in all features he was finely formed it seemed. Some stood and stared then stepped a little closer, drawn near to the knight to know his next move; they'd seen some sights, but this was something special, a miracle or magic, or so they imagined. Yet several of the lords were like statues in their seats, left speechless and rigid, not risking a response.
All rights reserved. Man and the Natural World Quotes. The horse that he rides [is] entirely of that colour,in truth. A green horse huge and strong,A proud steed to restrain,Spirited under bridle,But obedient to the man. There knights fought in tournament again and again,Jousting most gallantly, these valiant men,Then rode to the court for dancing and song. For there the festival lasted the whole fifteen daysWith al Queen Guenevere [sat] gaily dressed and placed in the middle,Seated on the upper level, adorned all about;Fine silk surrounding her, a canopy overheadOf costly French fabric, silk carpets underfoot
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Quotes
Quote 1: "And those who were standing watched, and walked Carefully near him, not knowing what he'd do - They'd all seen wonders, but nothing like this. And some said he was witchcraft, a phantom, And were afraid to answer him, then gasped at his voice And trembled, sitting motionless in that noble Hall, silent as stones, as corpses; All speech was swept away as if sleep Had dropped From the sky - but some Surely stopped Their tongues in courtesy, to do honor To Arthur, whose words should come first. Quote 2: "'Hah! Is this Arthur's house, hailed Across the world, the fabled court? Where have your conquests gone to, and your pride, Where is your anger, and those awesome boasts? And now the round table's fame and its feasting Are done, thrown down at the sound of one man's Words - and you sit there shaking - at words!