The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Beasts of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
they saw a small boat just pulling into the shadows of a
"There they be," whispered the man.
"Ten pounds if you will find a boat and row me to that steamer,"
cried the woman.
"Quick, then," he replied, "for we gotta go it if we're goin'
to catch the Kincaid afore she sails. She's had steam up
for three hours an' jest been a-waitin' fer that one passenger.
I was a-talkin' to one of her crew 'arf an hour ago."
As he spoke he led the way to the end of the wharf where
he knew another boat lay moored, and, lowering the woman
The Beasts of Tarzan