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The Deeds of Wiprecht

Good Fortune

And he went from day to day ever growing in stature with more fortunate successes, such that he seemed to be frightening not only to the princes of Saxony but even to Emperor Henry himself. The emperor began to harbour extreme jealousy toward him. Having forgotten justice—and not remembering that Wiprecht had been loyal to him and had been his partner up to this point in great and frequent dangers and labours—he strove to upset Wiprecht’s position of great good fortune.