The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Lesson of the Master by Henry James:|
"Oh I should drown them!" St. George replied; but, leaving the room
still at his young friend's side, he added whimsically, for the
latter's benefit, in a lower tone: "My wife doesn't let me."
"Well I'm glad I'm not one of you fellows!" the General richly
The nearness of Summersoft to London had this consequence, chilling
to a person who had had a vision of sociability in a railway-
carriage, that most of the company, after breakfast, drove back to
town, entering their own vehicles, which had come out to fetch
them, while their servants returned by train with their luggage.
Three or four young men, among whom was Paul Overt, also availed