The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw:|
tender-heartedness. Youre afraid I'll bully her.
PRAED. My dear Kitty: you think I'm offended. Dont imagine
that: pray dont. But you know I often notice things that escape
you; and though you never take my advice, you sometimes admit
afterwards that you ought to have taken it.
MRS WARREN. Well, what do you notice now?
PRAED. Only that Vivie is a grown woman. Pray, Kitty, treat her
with every respect.
MRS WARREN [with genuine amazement] Respect! Treat my own
daughter with respect! What next, pray!
VIVIE [appearing at the cottage door and calling to Mrs Warren]