The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Nada the Lily by H. Rider Haggard:|
last time they leaped down upon the foe, tearing, harrying, and
killing till they themselves were dead by the spear, every one of them
except Deathgrip, who crept back sorely wounded to die with Galazi.
"Now I am a chief without a people," cried Galazi. "Well, it has been
my lot in life. So it was in the Halakazi kraals, so it is on Ghost
Mountain at the last, and so also shall it be even for the greatest
kings when they come to their ends, seeing that they, too, must die
alone. Say, Slaughterer, choose where you will stand, to the left or
to the right."
Now, my father, the track below separated, because of a boulder, and
there were two little paths which led to the platform of the Witch's
Nada the Lily