The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:|
ain't his home and he don't feel like he's earnin' his keep. He's
a mighty pore farmer and he knows it. God knows he tries his best
but he warn't cut out for farmin' and you know it as well as I do.
If he splits kindlin', like as not he'll slice off his foot. He
can't no more keep a plow straight in a furrow than little Beau
can, and what he don't know about makin' things grow would fill a
book. It ain't his fault. He just warn't bred for it. And it
worries him that he's a man livin' at Tara on a woman's charity and
not givin' much in return."
"Charity? Has he ever said--"
"No, he's never said a word. You know Ashley. But I can tell.
Gone With the Wind