Guinevere

Definitions

  • PRINCESS GUINEVERE
    PRINCESS GUINEVERE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Guinevere (Arthurian legend) wife of King Arthur; in some versions of the legend she became Lancelot's lover and that led to the end of the Knights of the Round Table
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Usage

In literature:

The sorrows of the Heros, Guineveres, and Francescas of romance are not greater than hers were.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Mention has already been made of the survival of Guinevere (Chapter VIII).
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Shan't I read 'Guinevere' instead?
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Prince Arthur, in his love for Guinevere, went nearer to the mark which he had fancied for himself.
"An Old Man's Love" by Anthony Trollope
Looking up, he discovered Miss Guinevere Gusty, in a red cloak and hat, sitting on the bank with a band-box in her lap.
"Mr. Opp" by Alice Hegan Rice
One morning, however, while he was bathing at the fountain with his cap laid aside, the Lady Guinevere looked out of the window and saw him.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
All that day Queen Guinevere sat in a high tower and often glanced out of the window to look for Geraint and his bride.
"Stories of King Arthur's Knights" by Mary MacGregor
And Guinevere became known to all who had to do with the laboratory.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
Everybody knows what became of Launcelot and Guinevere after that famous ride of theirs.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
That her mind might not dwell on it, she asked him of Queen Guinevere, the fame of whose beauty had spread to all lands.
"Cornwall's Wonderland" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
It was a passage from the first home-coming of Queen Guinevere.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
Save only my ship and my mantle, my sword and my lance, my shield and my dagger, and Guinevere my wife.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Even so Lancelot stood at the altar with Guinevere, as Arthur's understudy for the part of bridegroom.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
He had been Queen Guinevere's paramour, hadn't he?
"A Knyght Ther Was" by Robert F. Young
My younger sister, Lady Guinevere Ashurst, married Stanley Tillington of the Foreign Office.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Now turn we to the castle of Sir Mellegrans, where Queen Guinevere and her court were held prisoners.
"The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions" by Howard Pyle
I don't suppose either you are Lancelot, or I Guinevere.
"The Making of a Saint" by William Somerset Maugham
It was a corner of the hand-painted frame that had incased the picture of Guinevere Gusty!
"Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2" by John Wilson Townsend
I suppose if you had a little sister her name would be Guinevere?
"Prairie Gold" by Various
You forget your Tennyson, and how Guinevere 'marred her friend's point with pale tranquillity.
"Mount Royal, Volume 3 of 3" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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In poetry:

No! it can not, can not be!
Love is God and God is love,
And they live and love above,
Guinevere and he!
"A Guinevere" by Madison Julius Cawein
And the bitter winter there.
So; we part, my Launcelot,
My true knight! and am I not
Your true Guinevere?
"A Guinevere" by Madison Julius Cawein
A prouder memory lingers round
The birthplace of thy true man here
Than that which haunts the refuge found
By Arthur's mythic Guinevere.
"One Of The Signers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Then quickly from the foughten field he sent
Ulfius, and Brastias, and Bedivere,
His new-made knights, to King Leodogran,
Saying, `If I in aught have served thee well,
Give me thy daughter Guinevere to wife.'
"The Coming Of Arthur" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
But Percivale stood near him and replied,
`Am I but false as Guinevere is pure?
Or art thou mazed with dreams? or being one
Of our free-spoken Table hast not heard
That Lancelot'—there he checked himself and paused.
"Pelleas And Ettarre" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Thus in her cell,
Deep in the summer night, sang Guinevere—
A little, broken, blind, sweet melody—
And then she kneeled upon the convent floor,
And, peaceful, finished all her prayer and slept;
For she had naught to say God might not hear.
"Guinevere" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

In news:

Guinevere Fay Hattan, 87, of Estes Park, died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011, at Prospect Park Living Center in Estes Park.
Guinevere Cramer is marketing and events Manager at Point B Realty.
Former Plum TV co-host Guinevere Cramer of Oak Bluffs has been named marketing and events manager at Point B Realty LLC in Nevin Square, Edgartown.
Keira Knightley as Guinevere and Clive Owen as King Arthur .
Guinevere Cramer is marketing and events Manager at Point B Realty.
Welcome to T4 Jamie, your latest film 'Camelot' sees you portray King Arthur, who is your ideal Guinevere.
Paul Iverson/Special to the Caller-Times Yolanda Guerrero (seated), Belinda Sanchez, Dana Sanchez, (standing) Stephanie Guerrera, and Guinevere Guerrero.
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