Questing Beast


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Questing Beast

serpent-headed leopard that emitted loud noises. [Br. Lit.: Malory Le Morte d’Arthur]
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Elsewhere in the depths of the forest roams the Questing Beast, a creature part lion, part serpent, part goat, which makes a sound as though thirty couples of hounds were in its belly.
The Blatant Beast is Malory's Questing Beast of the Morte d' Arthur but made allegorical to represent religious intolerance on both sides in Ireland.
As Palamides hunted the Questing Beast, she hunted the Figure of Speech.