The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
scientific dreaming that he was not aware of the elapse of time.
Occasionally he would remark that within a few days
they should certainly see a steamer drop anchor off their
shore, and that then they should all be reunited happily.
Sometimes he spoke of it as a train, and wondered if it were
being delayed by snowstorms.
"If I didn't know the dear old fellow so well by now,"
Tennington remarked to Miss Strong, "I should be quite
certain that he was--er--not quite right, don't you know."
"If it were not so pathetic it would be ridiculous," said
the girl, sadly. "I, who have known him all my life, know
The Return of Tarzan