The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart:|
own to the tune of Tipperary.
Inside the little salle a manger Jean reassured Sara Lee. It was
important - vital - that Rene and Marie should not know far in advance
of the bombardment. They were loyal, certainly, but these were his
orders. In abundance of time they would be warned to leave the village.
"Who is to warn them?"
"Henri has promised, mademoiselle. And what he promises is done."
"You said this morning that he was in England."
"He has returned."
Sara Lee's heart, which had been going along nerely as a matter of duty
ll day, suddenly began to beat faster. Her color came up, and then faded