The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Falk by Joseph Conrad:|
like for him. "I am sure I can make it all right,"
I said. He looked very pleased.
And when we rose not a word had been said about
towage! Not a word! The game was won and the
honour was safe. Oh! blessed white cotton um-
brella! We shook hands, and I was holding myself
with difficulty from breaking into a step dance of
joy when he came back, striding all the length of
the verandah, and said doubtfully:
"I say, captain, I have your word? You--you
--won't turn round?"