"It's all right, don't be afraid. It's just the Bull." Oh you silly, silly man.
"His smile wriggled at their feet like a hopeful puppy." Heh, Beagle does have a nice turn of phrase scattered throughout.
"Get a magician today!" What is this, a used car lot? Oh Schmendrick, you're so refreshingly inept.
Anyhow, I don't have much else to say really on specifics, just that this is definitely an interesting chapter. What does Haggard know or guess? Well, obviously something of the truth, but why he does what he does is beyond us. Maybe it's just Fate. Or the Story.