The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley:|
The men came in yawning, and settled themselves to sleep on the
No one knew; he had gone out to say his prayers, and had not
"Never mind," said Amyas, who suspected some plot on the old man's
part. "He'll take care of himself, I'll warrant him."
"No fear of that, sir;" and the four tars were soon snoring in
concert round the fire, while Amyas laid himself on the settle,
with his saddle for a pillow.
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