[Ansteorra] Fwd: [Tir Ysgithr] Fwd: [schattentor] Joke
Merlaine ni Saille
merlainenisaille at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 10 11:11:55 PDT 2002
This is a good one.. and so much like some people I know... M.
----Original Message Follows----
From: Sandi Rust <feo2mouse at yahoo.com>
To: merlainenisaille at hotmail.com
Subject: Fwd: [Tir Ysgithr] Fwd: [schattentor] Joke
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 08:25:56 -0700 (PDT)
--- Jennifer Nelson <asako_katsumi at hotmail.com> wrote:
> To: TirYsgithr at yahoogroups.com
> From: "Jennifer Nelson" <asako_katsumi at hotmail.com>
> Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 08:51:51 -0500
> Subject: [Tir Ysgithr] Fwd: [schattentor] Joke
> This is good....
> >Two knights are riding through a forest at night in
> medieval England when
> >they come upon a peasant gathering sticks. "Lo
> there, yon farmer!" exclaims
> >one of the knights, "Why dost thou labor in this
> forest at so late an hour?
> >There be hostile beasts and men of military about."
> >"I beg thy forgiveness my lords," replies the
> peasant, "but my hearth fire
> >did burn to nothing of late, and my animals are
> bleating with discomfort."
> >"Very well," responds the knight, "go thee then
> about your task with
> >haste." The knight then lowers his voice and leans
> closer to the peasant.
> >"But I pray thee, hast thou recently seen another
> knight in this forest,
> >clad as we? His armor be of green hue and painted
> upon his shield be a
> >rampant griffin."
> >"My apologies lords, but no. This night I hath seen
> no one in the forest
> >save thee."
> >The knights thank the peasant and continue on their
> way. Only a short while
> >later they come upon a milk maid leading a cow
> along their path. "Halt
> >there, woman! This is not the time for the movement
> of cattle!" exclaims
> >one of the knights. "Hostile beasts and men of
> military move in this forest
> >during the night."
> >"Forgive me sire," responds the maid, "but the
> young son of my mistress is
> >ill and requires nutrition. All of their cattle are
> bare, and she did ask
> >that I bring to her a replacement post haste."
> >"Very well," responds the knight, "bring her the
> cow but be thee fleet." He
> >then leans closer to the maid and lowers his voice.
> "But I pray thee,
> >ponder deeply and then reply, hast thou recently
> seen another knight in
> >this forest, clad as we? His armor be of green hue
> and painted upon his
> >shield be a rampant griffin."
> >"No sire," replies the maid, "this unsavory
> character I have not seen. I
> >would remember such an image."
> >The knights thank the maid and continue on their
> way. Soon they see a young
> >boy walking with a pail of water. One asks,
> "Wherefore dost thou attend to
> >errands at such a ghastly hour? There be hostile
> beasts and men of military
> >"Forgiveness, please, my lords," asks the boy,
> trembling, "but my sister is
> >deathly ill and I was sent to fetch water for her."
> >"Very well," replies the knight, "bring the water
> to thy home and there
> >remain until morrow." He then dismounts and walks
> to the boy and asks,
> >"Pray, perchance hast thou seen another knight in
> this forest, clad as we?
> >His armor be of green hue and painted upon his
> shield be a rampant
> >"I have not encountered a single soul in this wood"
> is the reply. The
> >knights thank the young boy and continue on their
> >A short while later one of the knights lifts his
> visor and turns to the
> >other and says, "Where the heck is Steve?"
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