The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Adventure by Jack London:|
ornamented. Each wore a flat, turtle-shell ring suspended through
his nose, and each carried a clay pipe in an ear-hole or thrust
inside a beaded biceps armlet. A pair of magnificent boar tusks
graced the chest of one. On the chest of another hung a huge disc
of polished fossil clam-shell.
"Plenty strong fella fight," Sheldon warned them in conclusion.
They grinned and shifted delightedly.
"S'pose bushmen kai-kai along you?" he queried.
"No fear," answered their spokesman, one Koogoo, a strapping,
thick-lipped Ethiopian-looking man. "S'pose Poonga-Poonga boy kai-