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Arthurian Chronicles : Roman de Brut

By: Eugene Mason

...r place in chronicle history in a form that persisted throughout the later British historical annals. His theme and his manner of presenting it were b... ...ge that knew no printed books. Not only was it accepted as an authority by British historians, but French chroniclers also used it for their own purpo... ...to it by scribes because of its connection with Brutus, the founder of the British race. The Brut is a reproduction in verse of Geoffrey’s Historia. ... ... pion, or he had fallen at the stroke. The two closed together, with naked brands and lifted shields, smiting and guarding. Men forgot to fight, and s... ...hought has disturbed me, that peace and soft living are rot ting away the British bone. Idleness is the stepdame of vir tue, as our preachers have o... ...should rather pay trib ute to us. In olden days there lived two brothers, British born, namely, Belinus, King of the Britons, and Brennus, Duke of Bu... ...se who sat at his table. Kay and Bedevere smote like pala dins with their brands of steel. Many fair deeds had they done, but none so fair as they di... ...ore the other. Pieces were hewn from the buckler, and sparks flew from the brands. They joined together, smiting above and thrusting under, two perfec...

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Island Nights Entertainments

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...onjour out of me,” said I. “You tell them who I am. I’m a white man, and a British subject, and no end of a big chief at home; and I’ve come here to d... ...them plain that I demand the reason of this treatment as a white man and a British subject.” That was my speech. I know how to deal with Kanakas: give... ...– I’m just a trader; I’m just a common, low-down, God-damned white man and British subject, the sort you would like to wipe your boots on. I hope that... ...and so there was. “There!” said I. “Look at that! ‘London: Printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society, Blackfriars,’ and the date, which I can’... ...ck the way I expected. For the whole wood was scattered with red coals and brands from the explosion; they were all round me on the flat; some had fal... ...which they 87 Island Nights’ Entertainments did accordingly, opposite the British Consul’s, to make a great parade of money, and themselves conspicuo...

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Joseph Conrad

...lem.” 149 Joseph Conrad “But, hang it all!” exclaimed Lingard—”Abdulla is British!” “Abdulla wasn’t there at all—did not go on shore that day. Yet Al... ...en their decaying walls. His wandering feet stumbled against the blackened brands of extinct fires, kick- ing up a light black dust of cold ashes that...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

... Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 35 had scared the British world almost to death; that while it lasted the whole country, fr... ... left, like their betters, to their own exertions. The most of King Arthur’s British nation were slaves, pure and simple, and bore that name, and wor... ... all rational measurement the one and only actually great man in that whole British world; and yet there and then, just as in the remote England of m... ...s Court Mark Twain 76 and I mean your best, too, society’s very choicest brands. The humblest hello girl along ten thousand miles of wire could te... ...d the founder of your great line lift him self to the sacred dignity of the British nobility?” “He built a brewery.” A Connecticut Yankee in King Art... ...d: “What was the rank and condi tion of the great grandmother who conferred British nobil ity upon your great house?” “She was a king’s leman and di...

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Cousin Pons

By: Honoré de Balzac

...day she dressed Cecile herself, taking as much pains as the admiral of the British fleet takes over the dressing of the pleasure yacht for Her Majesty... ...th a blow of the tongs, he effected a reconciliation between two burn- ing brands that had long avoided one another, like brothers after a family quar... ...ts shibboleth, as well as its insulting epithet and the mark with which it brands its followers. “Ah! madame, you are the portress here,” began La Cib...

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