Quotes From Launcelot's Tale in the Holy Grail
Son: But... but I don't *like* 'er!
King: don't like 'er?!? What's wrong with 'er? She's... beautiful, she's...
*rich*, she's got... HUGE............. tracts o' land...
Launcelot: Brave, brave Concorde, you
shall not have died in vain!
Concorde: Uh... I--I'm not quite dead, sir!
Launcelot: (a bit put off) Well...you shall not have been *mortally wounded*
Concorde: I--I think I--I could pull through, sir.
Launcelot: (a bit more put off) Oh, I see.
King: Stop! Stop! Hold it, hold it, please!
Launcelot: (very embarrassed) Sorry. Sorry! You see what I mean, I just get
carried away, I'm really most awfully sorry.
(to all) Sorry! Sorry, everyone....
Guest: 'E's killed the best man!
King: Ladies and gentlemen. This is Sir Launcelot, a very brave and
influential knight, and my special guest here today.
Guest: He killed my auntie!
King: Please! This is supposed to be a...*happy* occasion! Let's not
*bicker* and *argue* about 'oo killed 'oo! We are here today to witness
the union of two young people in the joyful bond of a holy wedlock.
Unfortunately, one of them, my son 'Erbert has just fallen to 'is death.
(gasps) But, I like to think I've lost a son, so much as gained a
daughter. (weak applause)
For, since the tragic death of her father...
Voice: He's not quite dead....
King: (thrown) Since the near-fatal *wounding* of 'er father....
Voice: 'E's getting better!
King: For, since her own father, who, when 'e seemed about to
recover, suddenly felt the icy hand of death upon him...
Voice: He's died!!
Then darkness took me, and I strayed out of thought and time