Sentence Examples

  • Morgain herself has many traits in common with the Valkyrie; she is one of nine sisters, she can fly through the air as a bird (Swan maiden); she possesses a marvellous ointment (as does Hilde, the typical Valkyr).
  • Guided by the swan he reached Antwerp, and married the lady on condition that she should not ask his origin.
  • The French legend of the knight of the swan is attached to the house of Bouillon, and although William of Tyre refers to it about 1170 as fable, it was incorporated without question by later annalists.
  • The house of Bouillon was not alone in claiming the knight of the swan as an ancestor, and the tradition probably originally belonged to the house of Cleves.
  • An English prose romance, Helyas Knight of the Swan, translated by Robert Copland, and printed by W.

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