The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain:|
and dumb; you've let that slip without intending it;
you can't cover that up now. You know something
about that Spaniard that you want to keep dark.
Now trust me -- tell me what it is, and trust me -- I
won't betray you."
Huck looked into the old man's honest eyes a moment,
then bent over and whispered in his ear:
"'Tain't a Spaniard -- it's Injun Joe!"
The Welshman almost jumped out of his chair. In
a moment he said:
"It's all plain enough, now. When you talked
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer