Shouldn’t she have answered “yes, brother” instead of “no”? I mean, shouldn’t she have said "yes, brother. I have settled my mind and I will not marry her.
What think you? We have been in this city fully three weeks. Have you yet settled in your mind whether you will marry this dark-faced lover of yours, this Prince Rabadash, or no?”
The lady shook her head. “No, brother,” she said, “not for all the jewels in Tashbaan.”