The story of Tristram's valorous deeds, and of the high honor in which he was held at Camelot, in good time
came to Cornwall, where it filled King Mark's soul with revengeful fury, and stirred the heart of La Belle
Isolde to the warmest love. The coward king, indeed, in his jealous hatred of his nephew, set out in disguise
for England, with murderous designs against Tristram should an opportunity occur.
Many things happened to him there, and he was brought into deep disgrace, but the story of his adventures
may be passed over in brief review, lest the reader should find it wearisome....