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The Faerie Queene Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Canto 7 Summary

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Book 3, Canto 7 Summary

Florimell, meanwhile, has found safety inside a witch's cottage. The witch's son courts her in a country manner, but Florimell is not interested. Eventually, she leaves. The witch's son throws an angry tantrum that his earlier displays had not hinted at, and his mother send a beast after Florimell to bring her back. Florimell escapes by jumping into a boat (the fisherman is asleep) and rowing away. The monster, upset at Florimell's escape, chews on her horse instead. Satyrane (Una's protector from Book 1) shows up, and recognizing a girdle near the horse as Florimell's, uses the girdle to leash the beast and lead it away. Soon, he comes across a giantess carrying a squire on her saddle. Satyrane fights the giantess, but is overcome and knocked out. He is saved by another knight who chases the giantess away and frees the squire. The Squire tells...

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