The Scarlet Pimpernel

give two reasons why sir percy was not willing to fight a duel with young count de tourney?

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Sir Percy was not going to allow the young man to provoke him, nor was he going to allow him to act foolishly. A duel would have meant the death of the young count, it would have been murder to accept his challenge. Thus, he made a joke of the entire affair and it was done with.