page 43 of 960 of Sir Thomas Malory: Le Morte Darthur: The Definitive Original Text Edition


This Pellinore is going to be the father of Percyvall and Lamorake. They come to THE LAKE, (“strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.”) Lady of the Lake wants a gift in return for giving Arthur the sword.