The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from All's Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare:|
And well deserv'd. Not helping, death's my fee;
But, if I help, what do you promise me?
Make thy demand.
But will you make it even?
Ay, by my sceptre and my hopes of heaven.
Then shalt thou give me, with thy kingly hand
What husband in thy power I will command: