The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Egmont by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe:|
is the only one who can help us.
Vansen. Have I at length found a few brave citizens who have not crept
out of sight?
Jetter. Do us the favour to pass on.
Vansen. You are not civil.
Jetter. This is no time for compliments. Does your back itch again? are
your wounds already healed?
Vansen. Ask a soldier about his wounds? Had I cared for blows, nothing
good would have come of me.
Jetter. Matters may grow more serious.