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Written by Carolyn
(1/28/2006 1:11 a.m.)
Bianca tell Matilda:
And he would be as he is the patron saint for:
Manfred also invokes St. Nicholas, when trying to persuade the knights to his side
Sir Knight,” said Manfred, warmly, “Ricardo was a valiant and upright man; he was a pious man; witness his munificent foundation of the adjoining church and two convents. He was peculiarly patronized by St. Nicholas—my grandfather was incapable—I say, sir, Don Ricardo was incapable—excuse me, your interruption has disordered me.—I venerate the memory of my grandfather.—Well! sirs, he held this estate; he held it by his good sword and by the favour of St. Nicholas—so did my father; and so, sirs, will I, come what come will.—
Perhaps he forgot that Nick is
And that he is for
And St. Nicholas is also --
Waiting to see if an others patronees appear in the next chapter.
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