The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic:|
That is my theory of life. That accounts for the piano;
and I don't see that you've anything to say about it at
It seemed very convincing, this theory of life.
Somehow, the thought of Miss Madden's riches had never
before assumed prominence in Theron's mind. Of course
her father was very wealthy, but it had not occurred to him
that the daughter's emancipation might run to the length
of a personal fortune. He knew so little of rich people and their ways!
He lifted his head, and looked up at Celia with an awakened
humility and awe in his glance. The glamour of a separate
The Damnation of Theron Ware