"Ah, Sir Tristram!" said Sir Palamedes, "thou knowest I may not fight with thee for shame; for thou art here naked, and I am armed; now I require that thou answer me a question that I shall ask you." "Tell me what it is," said Sir Tristram. "I put the case," said Palamedes, "that you were well armed, and I naked as ye be; what would you do to me now, by your true knighthood?"
Her coming and her tears imparted a gleam of hope, but that gleam has vanished." He now fixed his eyes upon me, and every muscle in his face trembled. His tone was hollow and terrible "Thou knowest that I was a witness of your interview, yet thou comest hither to upbraid me for injustice! Thou canst look me in the face and say that I am deceived!
Let me impart to thee certain verses I found but yesterday, for they will tell thee better what I mean. Thou knowest the sacred volume of the blessed George Herbert? 'I never heard of him or it, said Scudamore. 'It is no matter as now: these verses are not of his. Prithee, hearken: 'I carry with, me, Lord, a foolish fool, That still his cap upon my head would place.
Remember his own prayer in his agony there in the garden of Gethsemane, 'Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless, not my will, but thine, be done. "He is our example and we must strive to be equally submissive to the Father's will. Remember what the dear Master said to Peter, 'What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter."
For we are very quiet folk, not prating our own virtues 'Enough, good John, enough! Knowest thou not that modesty is the maidenhood of virtue, lost even by her own approval? Now hast thou ever heard or thought that De Whichehalse is in league with the Doones of Bagworthy?
How knowest thou that thou shalt not be Pharaoh in fact and deed?" "What meanest thou?" I said. "Wilt thou, then, wed me before Egypt? How else can I be Pharaoh now?" She cast down her eyes. "Perchance, love, it is in my mind to wed thee," she said gently. "Listen," she went on: "Thou growest pale, here, in this prison, and thou dost eat little. Gainsay me not! I know it from the slaves.
"If thou knowest of any obstacle that would render it improper for a weak, but virtuous girl " "Hold, Adelheid! do not finish the sentence. I am sufficiently humbled sufficiently debased without this cruel suspicion." "Then why is our union impossible when my father not only consents, but wishes it may take place?" "Give me time for thought thou shalt know all, Adelheid, sooner or later.
So they came to Jericho. And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Lord will take away thy master from thy head to-day? And he answered, Yea, I know it; hold ye your peace. And Elijah said unto him, Tarry, I pray thee, here; for the Lord hath sent me to Jordan.
"You know it is de Lord that sends all our 'flictions, an' you must 'member de pretty words you was jes a singin', 'He doeth all things well. He says, 'What I do thou knowest not now, but thou shalt know here after. De great God can change your father's heart, and 'cline him to 'spect your principles, and I do blieve he will do it."
Thou knowest full well, O my God, that tribulations have showered upon me from all directions and that no one can dispel or transmute them except Thee.