The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne:|
mains, but Michael could not allow him the time.
"Come, friend, come!" he exclaimed, "we must not de-
lay, even for an hour!" And the kibitka was driven on.
Besides, if Nicholas had wished to render the last duties
to all the dead bodies they were now to meet with on the
Siberian highroad, he would have had enough to do! As
they approached Nijni-Oudinsk, they were found by
twenties, stretched on the ground.
It was, however, necessary to follow this road until it
was manifestly impossible to do so longer without falling
into the hands of the invaders. The road they were follow-