The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Master and Man by Leo Tolstoy:|
curtly, and getting out and stepping lightly on his pigeon-toed
feet he started once more going about on the snow.
He walked about for a long time, now disappearing and now
reappearing, and finally he came back.
'There is no road here. There may be farther on,' he said,
getting into the sledge.
It was already growing dark. The snow-storm had not increased
but had also not subsided.
'If we could only hear those peasants!' said Vasili Andreevich.
'Well they haven't caught us up. We must have gone far astray.
Or maybe they have lost their way too.'
Master and Man