The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Finished by H. Rider Haggard:|
sighed and, as I thought, glanced towards the verandah, though of
this I could not be sure because of the wide brim of the hat she
Then we talked a little on indifferent matters, while I pricked
my fingers helping to pluck the roses. She asked me if I thought
that Anscombe was getting on well, and how long it would be
before he could travel. I replied that Dr. Rodd could tell her
better than myself, but that I hoped in about a week.
"In a week!" she said, and although she tried to speak lightly
there was dismay in her voice.
"I hope you don't think it too long," I answered; "but even if he