The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Camille by Alexandre Dumas:|
as we heard it, Marguerite and I looked at one another. We
foresaw trouble. Before she had spoken a word, I replied to her
thought, and, taking her hand, I said, "Fear nothing."
"Come back as soon as possible," whispered Marguerite, embracing
me; "I will wait for you at the window."
I sent on Joseph to tell my father that I was on my way. Two
hours later I was at the Rue de Provence.
My father was seated in my room in his dressing-gown; he was
writing, and I saw at once, by the way in which he raised his
eyes to me when I came in, that there was going to be a serious