The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain:|
it he done?"
That was it, you see--he just done it to get an "effect";
you couldn't 'a' pulled him off of that platform
with a yoke of oxen.
"Oh, it wasn't anything much," he says. "I seen him
looking a little excited when he found Uncle Silas was
actuly fixing to hang himself for a murder that warn't
ever done; and he got more and more nervous and worried,
I a-watching him sharp but not seeming to look at him--
and all of a sudden his hands begun to work and fidget,
and pretty soon his left crept up and HIS FINGER DRAWED