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Princes must be ransomed, And fortunate are all high lords who fall Into the white hands of so fair a foe.
Starting with the proclamation, Calaih's power is progressively reduced not because he has guards and she does not but because she is taken from the open country where she rules and is bound in a chair in the High Lord's castle.
If the dried apricots are a performance enhancer, the High Lord would never choose her because her sexual power intimidates.
Stephan has heard that the reigning personage, the High Lord, is in love with Calaih and has sent her gifts.
She thinks her sister a fool for wasting herself on Stephan, who "will never be a rich man." Neither can she understand why the High Lord proclaims that he will marry Calaih, for she, Taretta, is beautiful whereas Calaih is not and she, Taretta, a seasoned performer in bed, "can satisfy any man in any way" whereas Calaih apparently has just had her first experience.
By his own admission, the High Lord desires her not for "any intellectual prowess" but because he finds her hair "bewitching, enchanting" (111).
They are in opposition in their attitudes toward men and money and in the High Lord's attitude toward them, but whether they are contemporary embodiments of Marija Gimbutas's Great Goddess, Graves's Triple Goddess, or Erich Neumann's Great Mother, they are heavenly and earthly counterparts, or two faces, of the one reality: the eternal feminine principle.
Scenes 5 and 6 are Calaih's scenes with Stephan and with a letter writer to decline the High Lord's proclamation of marriage.
In scene 12 Calaih, who hid shears down the front of her undergarments in scene 10, approaches the High Lord for the wedding ceremony.
In Krakow, the newspaper was defeatist even before the defeat and mixed anti-Semitic overtones with strong criticism of prewar "high lords" and of the Polish government's "flight to England."