The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Malbone: An Oldport Romance by Thomas Wentworth Higginson:|
did not last long. Mr. Lambert's society was the worst thing to
"He makes such long calls!" she said, despairingly. "He should
bring an almanac with him to know when the days go by."
"But Harry and Philip are here all the time," said Kate, the
"Harry is quiet, and Philip keeps out of the way lately," she
answered. "But I always thought lovers the most inconvenient
thing about a house. They are more troublesome than the mice,
and all those people who live in the wainscot; for though the
lovers make less noise, yet you have to see them."