Other cavaliers of rank and distinction waited on the count and the alcayde de los Donceles.
But this brought him a visit from the alcayde, who commanded him to "forbear that noise."
Loxa was commanded at this time by an old Moorish alcayde whose daughter was the favorite wife of Boabdil.
I am a daughter of that prison, my father was alcayde, and my son might hope to be so, were he not a fool.
I but said three words to the alcayde of the prison,” said I, “relative to the jargon used by the children of the prison.
“Your worship is right,” said the alcayde with a bow, but in a low voice.
The alcayde beheld his bravest men dead or wounded around him, while the remainder were sinking with watchfulness and fatigue.
“Your worship is right,” said the alcayde, with a bow, but in a low voice.
The alcayde was on the battlements of his castle, surrounded by his knights.
The alcayde, Aben Comixa, retreated to a strong tower with a few of the garrison and inhabitants.