Signet Classic, complete and unabridged, trans. by Walter Starkie
(First reading - grammar stage: to collect information and facts.)
Don Quixote, a man who immersed himself in reading books about gallant knights, believed himself to be one also; therefore, he took his armor and horse and vowed to go on a quest for adventures in the name and honor of a village girl, Lady Dulcinea, whom he believed to be a princess.
While the thought of not having been officially dubbed a knight troubled him, Quixote ends his first day seeking adventure at an inn, which he imagines to be a castle. And there the innkeeper and wenches, which he believes to be the governor of the castle and good ladies respectively, give him food and service.