The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer:|
"Out there in the mist," he concluded wearily, "it all seemed very unreal."
"I wish to God it had been!"
"Amen to that, Mr. Weymouth. But your brother made a gallant finish.
If ridding the world of Fu-Manchu were the only good deed to his credit,
his life had been well spent."
James Weymouth smoked awhile in thoughtful silence.
Though but four and a half miles S.S.E. of St. Paul's the quaint
little cottage, with its rustic garden, shadowed by the tall trees
which had so lined the village street before motor 'buses were,
was a spot as peaceful and secluded as any in broad England.
But another shadow lay upon it to-day--chilling, fearful.
The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu