The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Tin Woodman of Oz by L. Frank Baum:|
the party separated.
Ozma and Dorothy and Toto returned to the Emerald
City, after wishing their friends a safe and successful
journey, while the Tin Woodman, the Scarecrow, Woot the
Wanderer and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter,
prepared to push their way through the thick forest.
However, these forest paths were well known to the Tin
Man and the Scarecrow, who felt quite at home among the
"I was born in this grand forest," said Nick Chopper,
the tin Emperor, speaking proudly, "and it was here
The Tin Woodman of Oz