The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard:|
camps, a robe with red and yellow in it. Otomie saw it also and
'Surely, girl, you have brought a garment of your own in error,'
she said quietly, but in such a fashion as showed more of the
savage heart that is native to her race than she often suffered to
be seen; 'at the least I cannot wear such robes.'
'It seems that I must bear too much,' answered Marina, growing
wroth at last, and striving to keep back the tears that started to
her eyes. 'I will away and leave you;' and she began to roll up
'Forgive her, Marina,' I said hastily, for the desire to escape