The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:|
"I see that thou hast his fame pat to thy tongue's end," said the
Earl; "he is the chevalier of whom I speak, and he is reckoned
the best knight of Dauphiny. That one of which thou spokest was
the third great tourney in which he was adjudged the victor. I am
glad that thou holdest his prowess highly. Knowest thou that he
is in the train of the Comte de Vermoise?"
"Nay," said Myles, flushing; "I did hear news he was in England,
but knew not that he was in this place."
"Yea," said Lord Mackworth; "he is here." He paused for a moment;
then said, suddenly. "Tell me, Myles Falworth, an thou wert a
Men of Iron