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So all day long the noise of battle roll'd
The bold Sir Bedivere uplifted him,
Then spake King Arthur to Sir
'The sequel of to-day unsolders all The goodliest fellowship of famous knights
Whereof this world holds record. Such
And fling him far into the middle mere: Watch what thou seëst, and lightly bring me word.'
To him replied the bold Sir Bedivere : 'It is not meet, Sir King, to leave thee thus,
Aidless, alone, and smitten thro' the helm. A little thing may harm a wounded man. Yet I thy hest will all perform at full, Watch what I see, and lightly bring thee word.'
So saying, from the ruin'd shrine he stept
And in the moon athwart the place of tombs,
Where lay the mighty bones of ancient