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Don Quixote observed all, and took note of all, and from what he saw and observed he concluded that the said knight must be a man of great strength, but he did not for all that give way to fear, like Sancho Panza; on the contrary, with a composed and dauntless air, he said to the Knight of the Mirrors, "If, sir knight, your great eagerness to fight has not banished your courtesy, by it I would entreat you to raise your visor a little, in order that I may see if the comeliness of your countenance corresponds with that of your equipment."
But one mirror - and this not a very large one - is visible.
Princess Langwidere's sitting-room was paneled with great mirrors, which reached from the ceiling to the floor; also the ceiling was composed of mirrors, and the floor was of polished silver that reflected every object upon it.
An instant later he passed at the second window and the many mirrors repainted in successive frames the same eagle profile and marching figure.
If a good thought passed through a man's mind, then a grin was seen in the mirror, and the sprite laughed heartily at his clever discovery.
"In half a minute," he said, "he shall be ON HIS ROAD!" and crossing the whole of the dressing-room he felt the great mirror.
As these folks came out by twos and threes upon the open, they found little knots of people talking excitedly and peering at the spinning mirror over the sand pits, and the new-comers were, no doubt, soon infected by the excitement of the oc- casion.
But when I looked into the mirror, I shrieked, and my heart throbbed: for not myself did I see therein, but a devil's grimace and derision.
Unseeing, his eyes rested upon the shaving mirror which still hung upon the tent wall above the table; but his sight was focused far beyond.
"Now I reckon we're ready to be looked at!" And she held out the mirror in triumph.
For it was an unjust mirror, this mirror of his soul that he was looking at.
A rapid march A cloud of dust Wild horsemen "High Jinks" Horseracing and rifle-shooting The game of hand The fishing season Mode of fishing Table lands Salmon fishers The captain's visit to an Indian lodge The Indian girl The pocket mirror Supper Troubles of an evil conscience.