For several days this strangely assorted pair roamed
the jungle together.
The leaves were green and the small birds sang blithely, just as they used to do in fair Sherwood when Robin Hood roamed
the woodland shades with a free heart and a light heel.
"I looked for no less, my lord, from your High Magnificence," replied Don Quixote, "and I have to tell you that the boon I have asked and your liberality has granted is that you shall dub me knight to-morrow morning, and that to-night I shall watch my arms in the chapel of this your castle; thus tomorrow, as I have said, will be accomplished what I so much desire, enabling me lawfully to roam
through all the four quarters of the world seeking adventures on behalf of those in distress, as is the duty of chivalry and of knights-errant like myself, whose ambition is directed to such deeds."
She was also less cold and cruel than most green Martian women, and caring little for their society, she often roamed
the deserted avenues of Thark alone, or went and sat among the wild flowers that deck the nearby hills, thinking thoughts and wishing wishes which I believe I alone among Tharkian women today may understand, for am I not the child of my mother?
This was the god of Love, who roamed
the world shooting his love arrows at the hearts of men and women, making them love each other.