The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:|
prints as big as barrel-heads, all sunk dawon deep like a elephant
had ben along, only they's a sight more nor four feet could make!
I looked at one or two afore I run, an' I see every one was covered
with lines spreadin' aout from one place, like as if big palm-leaf
fans - twict or three times as big as any they is - hed of ben
paounded dawon into the rud. An' the smell was awful, like what
it is around Wizard Whateley's ol' haouse...'
Here he faltered,
and seemed to shiver afresh with the fright that had sent him
flying home. Mrs Corey, unable to extract more information, began
telephoning the neighbours; thus starting on its rounds the overture
The Dunwich Horror