The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from To-morrow by Joseph Conrad:|
"Know my name? Friends with the old man,
"He's our landlord," Bessie faltered out, catch-
ing hold of the iron railing.
"Owns both them rabbit-hutches, does he?"
commented young Hagberd, scornfully; "just the
thing he would be proud of. Can you tell me who's
that chap coming to-morrow? You must know
something of it. I tell you, it's a swindle on the old
She did not answer, helpless before an insur-