Launcelot


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Launcelot

[ˈlɑːnslət] NLanzarote
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Exactly as I would speak of my nearest personal friends or enemies, or my most familiar neighbors, he spoke of Sir Bedivere, Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Launcelot of the Lake, Sir Galahad, and all the other great names of the Table Round -- and how old, old, unspeakably old and faded and dry and musty and ancient he came to look as he went on
HOW SIR LAUNCELOT SLEW TWO GIANTS, AND MADE A CASTLE FREE
Sir Launcelot put his shield afore him, and put the stroke away of the one giant, and with his sword he clave his head asunder.
On the morn Sir Launcelot arose early, and left Sir Kay sleeping; and Sir Launcelot took Sir Kay's armor and his shield and armed him, and so he went to the stable and took his horse, and took his leave of his host, and so he departed.
For that excellence alone," said Don Quixote at this, "the youth deserves to marry, not merely the fair Quiteria, but Queen Guinevere herself, were she alive now, in spite of Launcelot and all who would try to prevent it.
The antique volume which I had taken up was the "Mad Trist" of Sir Launcelot Canning; but I had called it a favourite of Usher's more in sad jest than in earnest; for, in truth, there is little in its uncouth and unimaginative prolixity which could have had interest for the lofty and spiritual ideality of my friend.
At the termination of this sentence I started, and for a moment, paused; for it appeared to me (although I at once concluded that my excited fancy had deceived me)--it appeared to me that, from some very remote portion of the mansion, there came, indistinctly, to my ears, what might have been, in its exact similarity of character, the echo (but a stifled and dull one certainly) of the very cracking and ripping sound which Sir Launcelot had so particularly described.
Having rapidly taken notice of all this, I resumed the narrative of Sir Launcelot, which thus proceeded:
Jamie Beamish is at his hipshaking, lip-curling best as he transforms servant Launcelot Gobbo into a gloriously over-thetop Elvis Presley impersonator.
New to the troupe will be Matthew Barksby in the role of the much-wooed wealthy heiress, Portia and Paul Thomas as Launcelot Gobbo and lady in waiting Nerissa.
Edgar's belated reunion with Gloucester seems less like Cordelia's reunion with her father--or Cordelia's with Lear--than like the comically sadistic reunion in The Merchant of Venice between Launcelot Gobbo and his blind, aged father.