The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Young Forester by Zane Grey:|
hills for nothing. "They eat, don't they? That fish I saw was a whale, and
he broke water for a bug. Get me a pole and some bugs or worms!"
When I took out my little case and showed the fishing-line, Herky-Jerky
said he would find me some bait.
While he was absent I studied that spring with new and awakened eyes. It
was round and very deep, and the water bulged up in great greenish swirls.
The outlet was a narrow little cleft through which the water flowed slowly,
as though it did not want to take its freedom. The rush and roar came from
the gorge below.
Herky-Jerky returned with a long, slender pole. It was as pliant as a
buggy-whip, and once trimmed and rigged it was far from being a poor
The Young Forester