His dark eyes and swarthy skin and Paynim
features suited the costume exactly: he looked the very model of an Eastern emir, an agent or a victim of the bowstring.
Such forces met not, nor so wide a camp, When Agrican, with all his northern powers, Besieged Albracea, as romances tell, The city of Gallaphrone, from thence to win The fairest of her sex, Angelica, His daughter, sought by many prowest knights, Both Paynim
and the peers of Charlemane.
He is in hiding somewhere, for he knew well, black paynim
as he is, that our horses' four legs could outstrip his two.