- "Come to us, oh, Gwig!" called the man, in a loud voice.
- "My name is Gwig," said the Sorcerer, turning his heartless, cruel eyes upon his rival.
- It was one of the things Gwig usually did to prove he was a sorcerer.
- "It is true we need a Sorcerer," acknowledged the Princess, "but I am informed that one of our own will be ready to pick in a few days, to take the place of Gwig, whom you cut in two before it was time for him to be planted.