Excerpt from Collection of Novels and Tales of the Fairies, Vol. 3 of 3
The Tournaments being thus ended, I returned with the Queen, my Mother, to the Palace; where in the Evening, there was a fine Ball, at which all the Knights were prefent but Zoroafier, who Was fo bruized by his Fall, that he was forced to keep his Bed for feveral Days. The Stranger. Whom we knew afterwards to be the Prince of Tunis, firna med the Knight of the Sun, becaufe he always bore the 'figure of that bright Light on his Shield till that Day, was molt magnificently drefs'd, and drew on him the Eyes of the Alfembly a fecond fl'tme; and as he appeared tons in the Tournament the God of War, in this fine Drers we took him for the God of Love. My Heart, tho' armed with all the Pride I was Miﬂrefs of, could nor refill In many Charms, but was forced to yield to this young Hero: My Eyes made thefame Imprcflion on his Soul for during the Ball he regarded nothing but me, and I knew with Pleafure, that the fame Flame kindled in his Breafi.
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