The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tales of the Klondyke by Jack London:|
Davy wailed, while Montana Kid and the policeman dragged him
backward from the woodpiles.
"You'll 'ave plenty o' hoppertunity all in good time for yer
passage 'ome," the policeman growled, clouting him alongside the
head and sending him flying into safety.
Donald, from the top of the pine, saw the devastating berg sweep
away the cordwood and disappear down-stream. As though satisfied
with this damage, the ice-flood quickly dropped to its old level
and began to slacken its pace. The noise likewise eased down, and
the others could hear Donald shouting from his eyrie to look down-
stream. As forecast, the jam had come among the islands in the