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==accounts from 12th Century novels==
 
 
 
Account of dinner (not necessarily a full feast) after a hunt, from [[Guingamor]] (line 140-144, trans Weingartner)<br>
 
Account of dinner (not necessarily a full feast) after a hunt, from [[Guingamor]] (line 140-144, trans Weingartner)<br>
 
His companions were al very merry;<br>
 
His companions were al very merry;<br>
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Each told what he had done,<br>
 
Each told what he had done,<br>
 
Who had missed, and who had shot well;<br>
 
Who had missed, and who had shot well;<br>
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[[Guingamor]] is hosted at a feast of grand extravagence by his faerie mistress: (line 527-530 trans Weingartner)<br>
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He had excellent food in great quantity,
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With many ammusements, with great elegance;
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There were the strains of harps and viols,
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The songs of youths and maidens;

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accounts from 12th Century novels

Account of dinner (not necessarily a full feast) after a hunt, from Guingamor (line 140-144, trans Weingartner)
His companions were al very merry;
After eating they played and laughed;
They took turns telling their adventures;
Each told what he had done,
Who had missed, and who had shot well;

Guingamor is hosted at a feast of grand extravagence by his faerie mistress: (line 527-530 trans Weingartner)
He had excellent food in great quantity, With many ammusements, with great elegance; There were the strains of harps and viols, The songs of youths and maidens;