The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy:|
"Just fancy!" said Nekhludoff to the advocate. "Is this not
dreadful? A woman whom they are keeping in solitary confinement
for seven months turns out to be quite innocent, and only a word
was needed to get her released."
"That's always so. Well, anyhow, you have succeeded in getting
what you wanted."
"Yes, but this success grieves me. Just think what must be going
on there. Why have they been keeping her?"
"Oh, it's best not to look too deeply into it. Well, then, I
shall give you a lift, if I may," said the advocate, as they left
the house, and a fine carriage that the advocate had hired drove