Dagonet


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Dagonet

fool at the court of King Arthur, who knighted him. [Br. Lit.: Barnhart, 303]
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Lefferts Rushworth (the lovely widow), the Harry Thorleys, the Reggie Chiverses and young Morris Dagonet and his wife (who was a van der Luyden).
Henry van der Luyden had been Louisa Dagonet, and her mother had been the granddaughter of Colonel du Lac, of an old Channel Island family, who had fought under Cornwallis and had settled in Maryland, after the war, with his bride, Lady Angelica Trevenna, fifth daughter of the Earl of St.
Archer and her son and daughter, like every one else in New York, knew who these privileged beings were: the Dagonets of Washington Square, who came of an old English county family allied with the Pitts and Foxes; the Lannings, who had intermarried with the descendants of Count de Grasse, and the van der Luydens, direct descendants of the first Dutch governor of Manhattan, and related by pre-revolutionary marriages to several members of the French and British aristocracy.
The Lannings survived only in the person of two very old but lively Miss Lannings, who lived cheerfully and reminiscently among family portraits and Chippendale; the Dagonets were a considerable clan, allied to the best names in Baltimore and Philadelphia; but the van der Luydens, who stood above all of them, had faded into a kind of super-terrestrial twilight, from which only two figures impressively emerged; those of Mr.
Rock"), Jeremy Whitley ("Order of Dagonet," "Princeless") and Eliza Frye ("The Lady's Murder," "Lucky House").
This misapprehension is of a kind with the Fairford and Dagonet representations, the originals of which disorient Undine, as they are not what she anticipated.
Framing these episodes are scenes with the King's fool, Dagonet (not the same character as the knight in Malory), whose ability to make the King smile, presumably related to his dancing and music, is crushed by the newer music of Tristram.
As Cerdic orders his men to advance, Dagonet sets about hacking into the ice with his mighty warhammer.
He must complete a 15-year tour of duty to secure the freedom of his men, the fabled Knights of the Round Table, whose number includes Bors, Galahad, Gawain, Lancelot, Dagonet and Tristan.
Flying the standard for this region is North-East actor Ray Stevenson, as mighty Dagonet, but he's the strong and silent type.
Keira is just about the only female in the film, which also stars Ray Winstone as Bors, Mads Mikkelsen as Tristan, Joel Edgerton as Gawain, Ray Stevenson as Dagonet, Stephen Dillane as Merlin, Stellan Skarsgard as Cerdic and Ken Stott as Marcus Honorius.