The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Damaged Goods by Upton Sinclair:|
"You must take back your word."
"You still insist?" exclaimed George, in despair. "But then,
suppose that it were possible, how could I take back my signature
which I put at the bottom of the deed? I have pledged myself to
pay in two months for the attorney's practice I have purchased!"
"Sir," said the doctor, "all these things--"
"You are going to tell me that I was lacking in prudence, that I
should never have disposed of my wife's dowry until after the
"Sir," said the doctor, again, "all these considerations are
foreign to me. I am a physician, and nothing but a physician,