The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Ivanhoe by Walter Scott:|
her from the lists, and by means of conveyance
which he had provided, transported her safely
to the house of the Rabbi Nathan.
The Jewess, whose fortunes had formed the principal
interest of the day, having now retired unobserved,
the attention of the populace was transferred
to the Black Knight. They now filled the air
with ``Long life to Richard with the Lion's Heart,
and down with the usurping Templars!''
``Notwithstanding all this lip-loyalty,'' said Ivanhoe
to the Earl of Essex, ``it was well the King