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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

A modernization of Chaucer"s Knights tale

Statementedited with introduction and notes by George M. Marshall
SeriesLongman"s English classics
ContributionsMarshall, George M, Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14637169M

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Book from Project Gutenberg: Palamon and Arcite Library of Congress Classification: PR   Palamon and Arcite; Or, the Knight's Tale from Chaucer by John Dryden, Geoffrey Chaucer. Publication date Publisher Scott, Foresman and Co. Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user Here Palamon and Arcite demonstrate another use for physical power and skill: to determine the winner in a dispute. Arcite proposes a secret duel in which one of the two fighters will die. Willingness to win a woman in such a duel, to "darreyne hir by bataille," makes one a worthy knight. This system of resolving disputes between knights is  › Home › Study Guides › Literature. Palamon and Arcite, the main characters, are royal cousins whose close friendship is tested when they fall in love with the same woman. Military honor, symbolized by Arcite, and true love and passion, symbolized by Palamon, are also put to the test when the cousins duel for the hand of Emilia. The gods decide the ://

PALAMON AND ARCITE The _Fables_, in which this poem appears, were published in The word fable as here used by Dryden holds its original meaning of story or tale. Besides the _Palamon and Arcite_, he paraphrased from Chaucer the _Cock and the Fox_, the _Flower and the Leaf_, the _Wife of Bath's Tale_, the _Character of the Good To Palamon or Arcite sent his name; And had the land selected of the best, Half had come hence, and let the world provide the rest. A hundred knights with Palamon there came, Approved in fight, and men of mighty name; Their arms were several, as their nations were, But furnished all alike with sword and spear. Some wore coat armour, imitating   Palamon and Arcite. By. John Dryden. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. ity. Surfeited with the eccentricities and far-fetched conceits of the Marinists, the Palamon and Arcite and Other Poems (The Riverside Literature Series) by Dryden, John; Gilman, Arthur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ://