The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Forged Coupon by Leo Tolstoy:|
"Nothing else is left to me. He will tell me how
to pawn my watch," he thought, touching his
watch in his pocket.
Mitia went to his room, took the coupon and
the watch from the drawer, put on his coat, and
went to Mahin.
MAHIN was his schoolfellow, his senior, a grown-
up young man with a moustache. He gambled,
had a large feminine acquaintance, and always had
ready cash. He lived with his aunt. Mitia
The Forged Coupon