The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Betty Zane by Zane Grey:|
you to accompany me."
"That was kind of you."
"Where are you young people going?" called Colonel Zane, stopping in his task.
"We are going down to the sycamore," answered Betty.
"Very well. But be certain and stay on this side of the creek and do not go
out on the river," said the Colonel.
"Why, Eb, what do you mean? One might think Mr. Clarke and I were children,"
"You certainly aren't much more. But that is not my reason. Never mind the
reason. Do as I say or do not go," said Colonel Zane.
"All right, brother. I shall not forget," said Betty, soberly, looking at the