A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
of the South Marches still slashing away with sword and lance at his time of life, after
raising such a family as he has raised. As I understand it, Sir Gawaine killed seven of his
sons, and still he had six left for Sir Marhaus and me to take into camp. And then there
was that damsel of sixty winter of age still excursioning around in her frosty bloom--How
old are you, Sandy?"
It was the first time I ever struck a still place in her. The mill had shut down for repairs,