The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

One fine summer day, Robin Hood meets a fierce-looking man with a hooked nose, restless, black eyes, and a thin, cruel mouth. Exchanging harsh words, Robin finds the man's name is Guy of Guisbourne from Herefordshire and he is an outlaw hired by the Sheriff of Nottingham to find Robin Hood and to bring him in dead or alive. Keeping his identity to himself, Robin challenges the big man to a shooting match, and wins quite handily. Then Robin throws down his bow, pulls out his sword, and tells Guy of Gisbourne that he himself is truly Robin Hood. With that Guy of Gisbourne also draws his sword and the two begin to fight to the death. Robin's boot catches in a root and he falls, with Guy of Gisbourne on him immediately. However, as he thrusts his sword at Robin, Robin catches it with his bare...

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