Based on the clues given in the story, does the princess send the young man to the lady or to the tiger in "The Lady or the Tiger?"
Based on the clues, it is likely that the princess sent her lover to his death.
Stockton tells us that this story is a sort of personality test. However, it seems that there is plenty of evidence that the princess has her lover killed. Stockton spends a lot of time telling us about her nature. He tells us that the semi-barbaric king has a semi-barbaric daughter.
This semi-barbaric king had a daughter as blooming as his most florid fancies, and with a soul as fervent and imperious as his own. As is usual in such cases, she was...
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