The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pocket Diary Found in the Snow by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
were out looking for it. It was almost nightfall when Amster ran
breathlessly into room number seven. "I have him! he's waiting
outside across the way!" This was Amster's report.
Muller threw on his coat hastily. "You didn't pay him, did you?
On a cold day like this the drivers don't like to wait long in any
"No danger. I haven't money enough for that," replied Amster with
a sad smile. Muller did not hear him as he was already outside.
But the commissioner with whom he had been talking and to whom
Muller had already spoken of his voluntary assistant, entered into
a conversation with Amster, and said to him finally: "I will take