The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Contrast by Royall Tyler:|
her foibles. I protest I was crimson to the eyes, upon
reflecting that I was known as his sister.
Insupportable creature! tell a lady of her faults! if
he is so grave, I fear I have no chance of captivating
His conversation is like a rich, old-fashioned bro-
cade,--it will stand alone; every sentence is a sen-
timent. Now you may judge what a time I had
with him, in my twelve months' visit to my father.