The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
Claude in a surly tone, asking him if he knew aught
of the whereabouts of Norman of Torn.
"We have seen nothing of him since, some three
days gone, he rode out in the direction of your cottage,"
"Why, yes," said the priest, "I saw him that day. He
had an adventure with several knights from the castle
of Peter of Colfax, from whom he rescued a damsel
whom I suspect from the trappings of her palfrey to
be of the house of Montfort. Together they rode north,
but thy son did not say whither or for what purpose.
The Outlaw of Torn