The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, etc. by Oscar Wilde:|
ormolu figure of Liberty trampling on the hydra of Despotism.
Lord Arthur's face brightened up when he saw it. 'That is just
what I want,' he cried, 'and now tell me how it goes off.'
'Ah! there is my secret,' answered Herr Winckelkopf, contemplating
his invention with a justifiable look of pride; 'let me know when
you wish it to explode, and I will set the machine to the moment.'
'Well, to-day is Tuesday, and if you could send it off at once - '
'That is impossible; I have a great deal of important work on hand
for some friends of mine in Moscow. Still, I might send it off to-
'Oh, it will be quite time enough!' said Lord Arthur politely, 'if