The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Whirligigs by O. Henry:|
her talk about love and such things that you don't want to
It was an old story to the district attorney.
"Tell her," said he, "that I can do nothing. The case
comes up in the morning, and he will have to make his
fight before the court."
Nancy Derwent was not so hardened. She was look-
ing with sympathetic interest at Joya Treviņas and at
Littlefield alternately. The deputy repeated the dis-
trict attorney's words to the girl. She spoke a sentence
or two in a low voice, pulled her shawl closely about her