The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Young Forester by Zane Grey:|
plain to all eyes that Greaser had slipped out. I remembered that on this
side of the cabin there was quite a thick growth of young pine. Greaser had
been able to conceal himself as he crawled toward the horses, and had
probably been seen at the last moment. Herky-Jerky was the only one to make
"I ain't wishin' Greaser any hard luck, but hope he carried away a couple
Of 45-90 slugs somewheres in his yaller carcass."
"It'd be worth a lot to the feller who can show me a way out of this mess,"
said Buell, mopping the beads of sweat from his face.
I got up--it seemed to me my mind was made up for me--and walked into the
light of the room.
The Young Forester