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For centuries it was incorporated in outline or in excerpts into almost all the sober chronicles, and what is of much more importance for literature, it was taken up and rehandled in various fashions by very numerous romancers.
Here again I paused abruptly, and now with a feeling of wild amazement--for there could be no doubt whatever that, in this instance, I did actually hear (although from what direction it proceeded I found it impossible to say) a low and apparently distant, but harsh, protracted, and most unusual screaming or grating sound--the exact counterpart of what my fancy had already conjured up for the dragon's unnatural shriek as described by the romancer.
When the first poet or romancer told these marvellous legends (such is Eustace Bright's opinion), it was still the Golden Age.
They went together through the gorgeous unnatural beauty of cactus and azalea and found Leonard Quinton, poet and romancer, with his head hanging downward off his ottoman and his red curls sweeping the ground.
Leonard Quinton was a romancer, and was writing an Oriental romance about wizardry and hypnotism.
An author is always something of a romancer, and God knows, the mystery of The Yellow Room is quite full enough of real tragic horror to require no aid from literary effects.
Under- Secretary over the heads of all the people present: so in the conduct of a tale, the romancer is obliged to exercise this most partial sort of justice.
They released a debut full-length record, "Art History," earlier this month and joined the veteran Montreal romancers Stars on a national tour in the fall.
Irish men are spending on average EUR106 per date with a prospective girlfriend, double that of continental romancers and EUR46 more than those in the UK.
The story of our small mountainous country is well worth the telling but for the early centuries we have to get past the writings of the poets and romancers who invented and sustained the notion of Wales and in so doing relied heavily on heroes.
The Apprentice BBC One Wales, Wednesday, 9pm Once again, it's time to give 110% in a sales-orientated, customer-facing environment where you can call a spade a spade and there's no room for schmoozers, chancers, prancers, dancers or even romancers.
Today through Sunday, revelers and romancers, prophets and those seeking profit, goddesses and swashbucklers, mythical creatures and realists, spectators and look-at-me folks, nomads and gnomes will gather in the wooded acreage 12 miles west of Eugene to celebrate the 41st annual Oregon Country Fair.