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" A GENTLE Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd in mightie armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruell markes of many a bloody fielde ; Yet armes till that time did he never wield : His angry steede did chide... "
Book 1 of the Faery Queene - Page 3
by Edmund Spenser - 1875 - 251 pages
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

M. Arnold - English poetry - 1895
...Queene, Bk. i. 1589-90.] THE RED CROSS KNIGHT AND UNA. A gentle Knighlj was pricking on the plains y '^C, Ycladd in mightie armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remains, £, The cruell markes of many a bloody fielde ; Yet armes till that time did he...
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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...UNA* By EDMUND SPENSEE. [See p. 54.] ' A gentle Knight was pricking [spurring} on the plaine, Tcladd in mightie armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints...wounds did remaine, The cruel markes of many a bloudy flelde; Yet armes till that time did he never wield : • His angry steede did chide his foming bitt,...
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The Faerie Queene. Cantos I.-II., and the Prothalamion: With Prefatory and ...

Edmund Spenser - 1898
...true Holinesse, Foule Errour doth defeate ; Hypocrisie, him to entrappe, Doth to his home entreate. t, A GENTLE Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, "Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruell markes of many a bloody flelde; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...Queene the paradox of Hesiod — "the half is more than the whole." UNA AND THE RED CROSSE KNIGHT. A gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruel markes of many a bloody fielde ; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1899
...Rosalind, her Colin bids her adieu. [From The Faerie Queene, Bk. i. 1589-90.] THE RED CROSS KNIGHT AND UNA. A gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruell markes of many a bloody fielde ; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

English poetry - 1899 - 749 pages
...true Holinesse, Foule Errour doth defeate ; Hypocrisie, him to entrappe, Doth to his home entreate. I. A gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruell markes of many a bloody fielde; 40 EDMUND SPENSER 23 . Yet armes till...
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A Practical Handbook on Elocution

Rose I. Patry - Elocution - 1899 - 98 pages
...that such wealth display To court my eye, shall lose their name. Shirley, "The Garden." Pentameter. A gentle knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd in mightie armes and silver shielde. Spenser, "The Faerie Queene." Examples of Dactylic Verse. Dimeter. Take her tip tenderly. Hood, "The...
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History of English Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - English literature - 1900 - 499 pages
...Knights who typify Temperance, Chastity, Friendship, Justice, and Courtesy. The poem begins thus ': — " A gentle Knight was pricking » on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine. The cruell markes of many' a bloody fielde; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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Nicomède

Pierre Corneille - 1900 - 153 pages
...in France. It resembles the ninth line of the stanza-form used by Spenser in his Faërie Queene : " A gentle Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruell marks of many a bloody fielde ; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

Literature - 1901
...gentle, warbling wind low answered to all. UNA AND THE RED CROSSB KNIGHT. ( From " The Faerie Queene.") A GENTLE Knight was pricking on the plaine, Ycladd...armes and silver shielde, Wherein old dints of deepe woundes did remaine, The cruel markes of many a bloody fielde; Yet armes till that time did he never...
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