The knight, as we have already observed, finding himself in good health, and excellent spirits, longed fervently to depart in quest of adventures, thinking every minute he spent in that place, was an injury to the world in general, and to those miserable objects who wanted his favour and protection[.]
All those hurricanes that have happened to us, prognosticate that we shall soon have fair weather, and that every thing will succeed to our wish: for, it is impossible that either good or bad fortune should be eternal; and therefore it follows, that our adversity having lasted so long, our prosperity must be now at hand.
[F]or, in all the books of chivalry I have read, and they are almost infinite, I never found that any squire talked so much to his master as thou hast talked to thine: and really, both you and I are very much to blame[.]