But it was Lady Lundie's turn to choose a
second player on her side.
Maiden, if thou dost rather choose a
beggarly minstrel than a high-born knight, take thy choice.
They went away sullen and refractory, as neither content to go away nor to stay: but, as there was no remedy, they went, pretending to go and choose a
place where they would settle themselves; and some provisions were given them, but no weapons.
Now it might have been supposed that a Circle -- proud of his ancestry and regardful for a posterity which might possibly issue hereafter in a Chief Circle -- would be more careful than any other to choose a
wife who had no blot on her escutcheon.
In that case we start fresh,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'and it's my turn to choose a
subject--' ('He talks about it just as if it was a game