He came either to bring me aid or to seek mine, with vengeance for his guerdon.
Our guerdon is shame in this world and condign punishment in the next.
Is it for some vow of chivalry, or for that which is the guerdon of chivalry?'
For this guerdon men have fought; for this they have even gladly died.
But if there is honour for failure what shall be the guerdon of success?
They had every guerdon of young love, except that there were not so many years before them.
Content is the guerdon of the beast, but gods are wafted upwards on the wings of pain.
I declined the guerdon; and he questioned me concerning my family and my position.
Evil was the lot that the Gods had laid upon him, and bitter was his guerdon.
The guerdon; the quittance; could it be possible after all, the end was not far?