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Page 230 - I beg of you, for the love of God, that you will not think of quitting this town, for you well know, if you do, that my lord the king and his whole army will be ruined. At least, if such be your fixed determination, have pity on this wretched person who now lies in pain, and wait until she be recovered, before you put it in execution.
Page 230 - Before the good lady was brought to bed, she ordered every person to leave her chamber, except this ancient knight, when she cast herself out of bed on her knees before him, and requested that he would grant her a boon. The knight with an oath, promised compliance. The queen then said, ' Sir knight, I request on the oath you have sworn, that, should the Saracens storm this town and take it, you will cut off my head before they seize my person.
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