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King Arthur

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Definition mythical king of the Britons (English) recognized as such when he was able to pull the sword Excalibur from the stone that had locked its blade; created the Knights of the Round Table to protect his people
  • It is another story about the boy who would become King Arthur.
King Arthur = mythical king of the Britons recognized as such when he was able to pull the sword Excalibur from the stone that had locked its blade; created the Knights of the Round Table
  • While the stories of King Arthur are myth and legend, they may have originated with stories of the life of a 6th century leader.
  • Yes, I was in King Arthur's court, and I might as well make the most out of it I could.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • King Arthur = mythical king of the Britons (English) who created the Knights of the Round Table to protect his people
  • None of them had truly thought for an instant that they were actually traveling to King Arthur's Avalon of legend, but there, in that moment, they could almost believe.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • King Arthur = mythical king of the Britons (English) recognized as such when he was able to pull the sword Excalibur from the stone that had locked its blade; created the Knights of the Round Table to protect his people
  • Reading 'King Arthur' and 'The Three Musketeers', and Burroughs wonderful Mars stories—But every kid does that.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • I read about King Arthur's Round Table when I was a kid, but what am I ever going to do about it?
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Greece is such an area, and those parts of England where King Arthur walked.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • Ruby, you must be King Arthur and Jane will be Guinevere and Diana must be Lancelot.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • You can't write A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889) without being familiar with Arthurian romances.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The decor had a King Arthur theme; there was even a small suit of armour made of gold plastic at the foot of the stairs.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • That America now seems as dead and distant as the England of King Arthur.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • When Jackie thinks of Camelot, she focuses on the final act of the play, where King Arthur regains his wonder and hope.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Does that mean that if I stand in the center of Stonehenge, I could become as powerful as King Arthur?
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • She waved her hand with a flourish as if she were introducing us to King Arthur's court.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • All that remained were occasional whisperings that it was hidden in Great Britain, the land of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • But compared to Aunt Loma, he was King Arthur and I was a Knight of the Round Table.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • What's not okay is Old Fart McGuinty sitting at my regular table, with my lady friends, and holding court like King Arthur.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The story is told, for example, of King Arthur, and how he made him ready with many knights to ride ahunting.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • The Fair Guinevere, from the legend of King Arthur.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • Of the birth of King Arthur and of his nurture.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I

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