Part 1, Chapter 18 Summary

Of the Discourse Between the Knight and the Squire, With Other Matters Worth Relating

Sancho Panza finally catches up with his master but he is so “pale, so dead-hearted, and so mortified” that he can barely stay seated on his donkey. Don Quixote tells his squire that he is certain the castle, or inn, must have been enchanted because normal people would not have abused Panza so, for when Quixote tried to rescue Panza he could not surmount the wall or even dismount. The squire is equally certain there was no enchantment and they should go back home before they are unable to walk at all because of their misadventures.

Quixote says Panza clearly has no understanding of chivalry and how...

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