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"Whoever has good material for a story is grieved if the tale is not well told. Hear, my lords, the words of Marie, who, when she has the opportunity, does not squander her talents." Guigemar, p. 43

"Equitan enjoyed a fine reputation and was greatly loved in his land. He adored pleasure and amorous dalliance; for this reason he upheld the principles of chivalry." Equitan, p. 56

"When she reached the age when Nature forms beauty, there was no fairer, no more courtly girl in Brittany, for she was noble and cultivated, both in appearance and in speech. No one who had seen her would have failed to love and admire her greatly." Le Fresne, p. 64

"In days gone by one could hear tell, and indeed it often used to happen, that many men turned into werewolves and went to live in the woods. A werewolf is a ferocious beast which...

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