The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson:|
it is impossible but that this great habit of existence
should bear fruit. I count myself a man of the world,
accomplished, CAP-A-PIE. So do you, Challoner. And you, Mr.
'Oh yes,' returned the young man.
'Well then, Mr. Godall, here we stand, three men of the
world, without a trade to cover us, but planted at the
strategic centre of the universe (for so you will allow me to
call Rupert Street), in the midst of the chief mass of
people, and within ear-shot of the most continuous chink of
money on the surface of the globe. Sir, as civilised men,