The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson:|
house that stood alone in an encumbered yard, opened the
door, and begged me to enter.
'But why?' said I. 'I demand to see Sir George.'
'Madam,' returned Mr. Kentish, looking suddenly as black as
thunder, 'to drop all fence, I know neither who nor what you
are; beyond the fact that you are not the person whose name
you have assumed. But be what you please, spy, ghost, devil,
or most ill-judging jester, if you do not immediately enter
that house, I will cut you to the earth.' And even as he
spoke, he threw an uneasy glance behind him at the following
crowd of blacks.