Le Morte d'Arthur BOOK XII

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BOOK XII CHAPTER I How Sir Launcelot in his madness took a sword and fought with a knight, and leapt in a bed.
BOOK XII CHAPTER II How Sir Lancelot was carried in an horse litter, and how Sir Launcelot rescued Sir Bliant, his host.
BOOK XII CHAPTER III How Sir Launcelot fought against a boar and slew him, and how he was hurt, and brought unto an hermitage.
BOOK XII CHAPTER IV How Sir Launcelot was known by Dame Elaine, and was borne into a chamber and after healed by the Sangreal.
BOOK XII CHAPTER V How Sir Launcelot, after that he was whole and had his mind, he was ashamed, and how that Elaine desired a castle for him.
BOOK XII CHAPTER VI How Sir Launcelot came into the joyous Isle, and there he named himself Le Chevaler Mal Fet.
BOOK XII CHAPTER VII Of a great tourneying in the Joyous Isle, and how Sir Pervivale and Sir Ector came thither, and Sir Percivale fought with him.
BOOK XII CHAPTER VIlI How each of them knew other, and of their great courtesy, and how his brother Sir Ector came unto him, and of their joy.
BOOK XII CHAPTER IX How Sir Bors and Sir Lionel came to King Brandegore, and how Sir Bors took his son Helin le Blank, and of Sir Launcelot.
BOOK XII CHAPTER X How Sir Launcelot with Sir Percivale and Sir Ector came to the court, and of the great joy of him.
BOOK XII CHAPTER XI How La Beale Isoud counselled Sir Tristram to go unto the court, to the great feast of Pentecost.
BOOK XII CHAPTER XII How Sir Tristram departed unarmed and met with Sir Palomides, and how they smote each other, and how Sir Palomides forbare him.
BOOK XII CHAPTER XIII How that Sir Tristram gat him harness of a knight which was hurt, and how he overthrew Sir Palomides.
BOOK XII CHAPTER XIV How Sir Tristram and Sir Palomides fought long together, and after accorded, and how Sir Tristram made him to be christened.