The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tarzan the Untamed by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
her dismay that she did not have it with her. So sure was she
of her woodcraft, however, that she continued on in the
direction she thought west until she had covered sufficient
distance to warrant her in feeling assured that, by now turning
south, she could pass safely in rear of the British patrol.
Nor did she commence to feel any doubts until long after
she had again turned toward the east well south, as she
thought, of the patrol. It was late afternoon -- she should
long since have struck the road again south of Tonda; but she
had found no road and now she began to feel real anxiety.
Her horse had traveled all day without food or water,
Tarzan the Untamed