The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum:|
they lay down on the mats and slept comfortably until morning.
At daybreak there was a dreadful noise throughout the city. Every
donkey in the place brayed. When he heard this the shaggy man woke
up and called out "Hee-haw!" as loud as he could.
"Stop that!" said Button-Bright, in a cross voice. Both Dorothy and
Polly looked at the shaggy man reproachfully.
"I couldn't help it, my dears," he said, as if ashamed of his bray;
"but I'll try not to do it again."
Of coursed they forgave him, for as he still had the Love Magnet in
his pocket they were all obliged to love him as much as ever.
They did not see the King again, but Kik-a-bray remembered them;
The Road to Oz