"The semi barbaric king has a daughter, who was well satisfied with her lover, for he was handsome and brave to a degree unsurpassed in all this kingdom,." (35).
"This love affair moved on happily for many months, until one day the king happened to discover its existence. The youth was immediately cast into prison, and a day was appointed for his trial in the king's arena." (35).
"Often had she seen, or imagined that she hadseen, this fair creature throwing glances of admiration upon the person of her lover, and sometimes she thought these glances were perceived, and even returned."
"Would it not be better for him to die at once, and go to wait for her in the blessed regions of semi barbaric futurity? And yet, that awful tiger, those shrieks, that blood!"
"And not only did she know in which room stood the lady ready to emerge, all blushing and radiant, should her door be opened, but she knew who the lady was."
"Her decision had been indicated in an instant, but it had been made after days and nights of anguished deliberation. She had known she would be asked, she had decided what she would answer, and, without the slightest hesitation, she had moved her hand to the right."