The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey:|
any idea how much it means to us fellows to know there are true and
faithful girls. But I'll tell you, Carley, we fellows who went across got
to see things strange when we came home. The good old U. S. needs a lot of
faithful girls just now, believe me."
"Indeed that's true," replied Carley. "It's a hard time for everybody, and
particularly you boys who have lost so--so much."
"I lost all, except my life--and I wish to God I'd lost that," he replied,
"Oh, don't talk so!" implored Carley in distress. "Forgive me, Rust, if I
hurt you. But I must tell you--that--that Glenn wrote me--you'd lost your girl.
Oh, I'm sorry! It is dreadful for you now. But if you got well--and went to
The Call of the Canyon