The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Wheels of Chance by H. G. Wells:|
all this subterfuge, for any other object--"
She did not seem to listen to his words. "I shall ride home," she
"Just think," said he, "what she could say to you after this."
"Anyhow, I shall leave you now."
"Yes? And go--"
"Go somewhere to earn my living, to be a free woman, to live
"My dear girl, do let us be cynical. You haven't money and you