The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
without her. They treat her as if she was one of the family."
"And she is ill also? I say also," explained Muller, "because the
landlord has just been telling me that your mistress is ill."
"Yes, indeed, more's the pity! our poor dear young lady has been
miserable for nearly a year now. It's a shame to see such a sweet
angel as she is suffer like that and the master's quite heart-broken
over it. But there's nothing the matter with Mrs. Bernaner. How
did you come to think that she was sick?"
Muller did not intend to explain that the change in the housekeeper's
appearance, a change which had come about between Tuesday morning
and Thursday morning, might easily have made any one think that she