The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Polly of the Circus by Margaret Mayo:|
the seat at his side. "You might just as well tell me and get it
"You couldn't do anything wrong," he answered, looking down at
"Oh, yes, I could--and I've done it--I can see it in your face.
What is it?"
"What have you there?" he asked, trying to gain time, and not
knowing how to broach the subject that in justice to her must be
"Some leaves to make garlands for the social," Polly answered
more cheerfully. "Would you mind holding this?" She gave him one