Throughout his boyhood Scott read all the fairy tales, eastern stories, and romances of knight-errantry that fell in his way.
Too late, Mr. Cheveril, in spite of your sudden display of knight-errantry!
The spirit of knight-errantry was coming in, and we see that William himself in his younger days was touched by it.
But have patience till I tell you the story of my knight-errantry.
knight-errantry is brought within the sphere of practical politics.
When knight-errantry is proposed to him, he reduces that also to the established order.
It was not knight-errantry, therefore, so much as politics, that led Davy Crockett southward into this wild hornets nest.
Of a sudden there came an adventure which gave opening for knight-errantry.
I am going out into the wide world,' he writes, with a touch of knight-errantry foreign to his usual nature.
Of course, to a gentleman of my knight-errantry, that was sufficient to fire my blood.