The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Travels with a Donkey in the Cevenne by Robert Louis Stevenson:|
his hand or by his orders; and yet he was but a day or two at
large, and restrained all the time by the presence of the soldiery.
Taken at length by a famous soldier of fortune, Captain Poul, he
appeared unmoved before his judges.
'Your name?' they asked.
'Why are you called Spirit?'
'Because the Spirit of the Lord is with me.'
'Lately in the desert, and soon in heaven.'
'Have you no remorse for your crimes?'