…So, Trusty John led the Princess of the Golden Roof from her Golden Palace to the ship laden with Golden Things.
The king, when he beheld her, saw that she was even more beautiful than her picture, and thought every moment that his heart would burst.
She stepped on to the ship, and the king led her inside his cabin.
Trusty John remained behind with the steers-man and immediately ordered the ship to push off.
“Spread all sail, that we may fly on the ocean like a bird in the air.” He said.
Meanwhile, the King was busy showing the Princess all his golden wares, every single one of them; dishes, goblets, bowls, the birds and game, and all the wonderful beasts.
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