The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle:|
Then up spake Will Scarlet, "Let us give him a golden chain
to hang about his neck, such as befits one of his blood,
and also golden spurs to wear at his heels."
Then Robin Hood said, "Thou hast spoken well, Will Scarlet,
and it shall be done."
Then up spake Will Stutely, "Let us give him yon bale of rich
velvet and yon roll of cloth of gold to take home to his noble
lady wife as a present from Robin Hood and his merry men all."
At this all clapped their hands for joy, and Robin said:
"Thou hast well spoken, Will Stutely, and it shall be done."
Then Sir Richard of the Lea looked all around and strove to speak,
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood