The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:|
They left the horses standing untethered, and she led her lover into the cool
recesses of the thicket to where crystal water bubbled from out the base of
"What was that you said about Dolly's never cutting up?" he asked, when the
blood had been stanched and his nerves and pulse-beats were normal again.
"I am stunned," Lute answered. "I cannot understand it. She never did anything
like it in all her life. And all animals like you so--it's not because of
that. Why, she is a child's horse. I was only a little girl when I first rode
her, and to this day--"
"Well, this day she was everything but a child's horse," Chris broke in. "She
was a devil. She tried to scrape me off against the trees, and to batter my