The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Shadow out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft:|
I must make no noise.
How to get down what I wished to remove
would be difficult, but I could probably hook its movable fastener
in my coat collar and carry it like a knapsack. Again I wondered
whether the lock would be undamaged. That I could repeat each
familiar motion I had not the least doubt. But I hoped the thing
would not scrape or creak - and that my hand could work it properly.
Even as I thought these things I had taken the torch in my mouth
and begun to climb. The projecting locks were poor supports; but,
as I had expected, the opened shelf helped greatly. I used both
the swinging door and the edge of the aperture itself in my ascent,
Shadow out of Time