The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson:|
perceive her tears to flow under her veil; but she vouchsafed
no explanation. At the door of the house in Queen Square,
both alighted; and the cabman lowered the box, which Harry,
glad to display his strength, received upon his shoulders.
'Let the man take it,' she whispered. 'Let the man take it.'
'I will do no such thing,' said Harry cheerfully; and having
paid the fare, he followed Teresa through the door which she
had opened with her key. The landlady and maid were gone
upon their morning errands; the house was empty and still;
and as the rattling of the cab died away down Gloucester
Street, and Harry continued to ascend the stair with his