The Wood Beyond the World

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The Wood Beyond the World  (1894) 
by William Morris

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THE WOOD BEYOND THE
WORLD. BY WILLIAM MORRIS.


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LONDON: LAWRENCE AND BULLEN,
16, HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT
GARDEN. MDCCCXCV.



CHISWICK PRESS:—CHARLES WHITTINGHAM AND CO.
TOOKS COURT, CHANCERY LANE, LONDON.



CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE
I. Of Golden Walter and his Father 1
II. Golden Walter takes Ship to sail the Seas 6
III. Walter heareth Tidings of the Death of his Father 12
IV. Storm befalls the Bartholomew, and she is driven off her Course 20
V. Now they come to a New Land 25
VI. The Old Man tells Walter of himself. Walter sees a Shard in the Cliff-wall 33
VII. Walter comes to the Shard in the Rock-wall 42
VIII. Walter wends the Waste 46
IX. Walter happeneth on the first of those three Creatures 51
X. Walter happeneth on another Creature in the Strange Land 57
XI. Walter happeneth on the Mistress 72
XII. The Wearing of four Days in the Wood beyond the World 78
XIII. Now is the Hunt up 89
XIV. The Hunting of the Hart 99
XV. The Slaying of the Quarry 107
XVI. Of the King’s Son and the Maid 113
XVII. Of the House and the Pleasance in the Wood 121
XVIII. The Maid gives Walter tryst 128
XIX. Walter goes to fetch Home the Lion’s Hide 132
XX. Walter is bidden to another Tryst 141
XXI. Walter and the Maid flee from the Golden House 148
XXII. Of the Dwarf and the Pardon 153
XXIII. Of the peaceful Ending of that wild Day 160
XXIV. The Maid tells of what had befallen her 165
XXV. Of the triumphant Summer Array of the Maid 182
XXVI. They come to the Folk of the Bears 189
XXVII. Morning amongst the Bears 197
XXVIII. Of the new God of the Bears 201
XXIX. Walter strays in the Pass and is sundered from the Maid 210
XXX. Now they meet again 215
XXXI. They come upon new Folk 223
XXXII. Of the new King of the City and Land of Stark-wall 228
XXXIII. Concerning the Fashion of King-making in Stark-wall 233
XXXIV. Now cometh the Maid to the King 236
XXXV. Of the King of Stark—wall and his Queen 239
XXXVI. Of Walter and the Maid in the Days of the Kingship 245


This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.