The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic:|
his titled friend would not object to a change of topic.
"Lord Chaldon," he said abruptly, "we've talked
enough about general matters. While you're here,
we might as well go into the subject of the Company.
Our annual meeting is pretty nearly due--but I think
it would be better to have it postponed. You see,
this extraordinary development of dealing in our shares
on the Stock Exchange has occupied my entire attention.
There has been no time for arranging the machinery of
operations on our property in Mexico. It's still there;
it's all right. But for the time being, the operations