The Wood Beyond the World
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The Wood Beyond the World
By William Morris
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This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. WALTER HEARETH TIDINGS OF THE DI OF HIS FATHER. FAST sailed the Katherine over seas, and naught befell to tell either to herself or her crew. She cam one cheaping-town and then to anot and so on to a third and a fourth; am each was buying and selling after the n ner of chapmen; and Walter not ( looked on the doings of his father's 1 but lent a hand, what he might, to 1 them in all matters, whether it were in man's craft, or in chaffer. And the fur he went and the longer the time wore, more he was eased of his old trouble whe his wife and her treason had to do. as for the other trouble, to wit his de and longing to come up with those th The last of it yet flickered before him; and though he had noj gggjj them again as one sees people in the streets, and as if he might touch them if he would, yet were their images often before his mind's eye; and yet, as time wore, not so often, nor so troublously; and forsooth both to those about him and to himself, he seemed as a man well healed of his melancholy mood. Now they left that fourth stead, and sailed over the seas, and came to a fifth, a very great and fair city, which they had made more than seven months from Lang- ton on Holm; and by this time was Walter taking heed and joyance in such things as were toward in that fair city, so far from his kindred, and especially he looked on the fair women there, and desired them, and loved them; but lightly, as befalleth young men. Now this was the last country whereto the Katherine was boun; so there they abode some ten months in daily chaffer, and in pleasuring them in beholding all that there was of rare and goodly, and making merry with the merchants and thegates, and Walter was grown as bt gay as a strong young man is like and was as one who would fain be o account a...

Table of Contents
  • The Wood Beyond the World, by William Morris
  • THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD
    • CHAPTER I: OF GOLDEN WALTER AND HIS FATHER
    • CHAPTER II: GOLDEN WALTER TAKES SHIP TO SAIL THE SEAS
    • CHAPTER III: WALTER HEARETH TIDINGS OF THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER
    • CHAPTER IV: STORM BEFALLS THE BARTHOLOMEW, AND SHE IS DRIVEN OFF HER COURSE
    • CHAPTER V: NOW THEY COME TO A NEW LAND
    • CHAPTER VI: THE OLD MAN TELLS WALTER OF HIMSELF.  WALTER SEES A SHARD IN THE CLIFF-WALL
    • CHAPTER VII: WALTER COMES TO THE SHARD IN THE ROCK-WALL
    • CHAPTER VIII: WALTER WENDS THE WASTE
    • CHAPTER IX: WALTER HAPPENETH ON THE FIRST OF THOSE THREE CREATURES
    • CHAPTER X: WALTER HAPPENETH ON ANOTHER CREATURE IN THE STRANGE LAND
    • CHAPTER XI: WALTER HAPPENETH ON THE MISTRESS
    • CHAPTER XII: THE WEARING OF FOUR DAYS IN THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD
    • CHAPTER XIII: NOW IS THE HUNT UP
    • CHAPTER XIV: THE HUNTING OF THE HART
    • CHAPTER XV: THE SLAYING OF THE QUARRY
    • CHAPTER XVI: OF THE KING’S SON AND THE MAID
    • CHAPTER XVII: OF THE HOUSE AND THE PLEASANCE IN THE WOOD
    • CHAPTER XVIII: THE MAID GIVES WALTER TRYST
    • CHAPTER XIX: WALTER GOES TO FETCH HOME THE LION’S HIDE
    • CHAPTER XX: WALTER IS BIDDEN TO ANOTHER TRYST
    • CHAPTER XXI: WALTER AND THE MAID FLEE FROM THE GOLDEN HOUSE
    • CHAPTER XXII: OF THE DWARF AND THE PARDON
    • CHAPTER XXIII: OF THE PEACEFUL ENDING OF THAT WILD DAY
    • CHAPTER XXIV: THE MAID TELLS OF WHAT HAD BEFALLEN HER
    • CHAPTER XXV: OF THE TRIUMPHANT SUMMER ARRAY OF THE MAID
    • CHAPTER XXVI: THEY COME TO THE FOLK OF THE BEARS
    • CHAPTER XXVII: MORNING AMONGST THE BEARS
    • CHAPTER XXVIII: OF THE NEW GOD OF THE BEARS
    • CHAPTER XXIX: WALTER STRAYS IN THE PASS AND IS SUNDERED FROM THE MAID
    • CHAPTER XXX: NOW THEY MEET AGAIN
    • CHAPTER XXXI: THEY COME UPON NEW FOLK
    • CHAPTER XXXII: OF THE NEW KING OF THE CITY AND LAND OF STARK-WALL
    • CHAPTER XXXIII: CONCERNING THE FASHION OF KING-MAKING IN STARK-WALL
    • CHAPTER XXXIV: NOW COMETH THE MAID TO THE KING
    • CHAPTER XXXV: OF THE KING OF STARK-WALL AND HIS QUEEN
    • CHAPTER XXXVI: OF WALTER AND THE MAID IN THE DAYS OF THE KINGSHIP
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