Every tenth day, for five and twenty years, I have received a visit from him, but in case I should need his help at any other time, I have only to touch a talisman
that stands at the entrance of my chamber.
they hold a treasure Divine -- a talisman
-- an amulet That must be worn at heart.
She therefore sent the Prince a large and splendid ruby, with injunctions to wear it night and day as it would protect him from all attacks, but added that the talisman
only retained its power as long as the Prince remained within his father's dominions.
And now I and my trusty talisman
were parted for the first time.