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Tenth Day, Novel X

[002]Ended the king's long story, with which all seemed to be very well pleased, quoth Dioneo with a laugh: "The good man that looked that night to cause the bogey's tail to droop, would scarce have contributed two pennyworth of all the praise you bestow on Messer Torello:" then, witting that it now only remained for him to tell, thus he began: