And a moment later the swift runner reappeared, and, stepping on board the ship, handed the healing water to the Simpleton.
So he told another courtier to go to the Simpleton with the command that he and his comrades were instantly to eat up twelve oxen and twelve tons of bread.
Next, the King ordered that forty casks of wine, containing forty gallons each, were to be drunk up on the spot by the Simpleton and his party.
Then the King took counsel with himself and sent an order to the Simpleton that he was to have a bath, in a bath-room at the royal palace, and after that the betrothal should take place.
As on former occasions, the quick-eared comrade had overheard the King's command and repeated it to the Simpleton.
During the night the Simpleton and his comrade went, together into a big field, not forgetting to take the bundle of wood with them, which the man spread out in all directions--and in a moment a mighty army stood upon the spot, regiment on regiment of foot and horse soldiers; the bugles sounded and the drums beat, the chargers neighed, and their riders put their lances in rest, and the soldiers presented arms.
And his son-in-law put on the royal robes, and he looked so grand and stately that it was impossible to recognise the poor Simpleton, so changed was he; and the Princess fell in love with him as soon as ever she saw him.
Also competent is Strike, an English actor in his 20s, intriguing enough as a handsome and noble simpleton
who transforms into the scarred and extremely violent grotesquery.
If the figures published, relating to attendance and costs, were as shown, even a simpleton
like me can see that there should be no question of cancelling the event but, without doubt, there should be a minimum PS10 entrance fee.
It takes a lot for sweet-natured simpleton
Sam Dingle to lose his temper, but Jai Sharma is just about evil enough to incur his wrath.