The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, etc. by Oscar Wilde:|
Americans don't care for things of this kind.'
'You know nothing about it, and the best thing you can do is to
emigrate and improve your mind. My father will be only too happy
to give you a free passage, and though there is a heavy duty on
spirits of every kind, there will be no difficulty about the Custom
House, as the officers are all Democrats. Once in New York, you
are sure to be a great success. I know lots of people there who
would give a hundred thousand dollars to have a grandfather, and
much more than that to have a family Ghost.'
'I don't think I should like America.'
'I suppose because we have no ruins and no curiosities,' said