The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from One Basket by Edna Ferber:|
wouldn't try to sell them one of those little plain model hats.
They wouldn't understand 'em or like them. And if I told them
the price they'd think I was trying to cheat them. They want a
hat with something good and solid on it. Their fathers wouldn't
prefer caviar to pork roast, would they? It's the same idea."
Her shopwindows reflected her business acumen. One was chastely,
severely elegant, holding a single hat poised on a slender stick.
In the other were a dozen honest arrangements of velvet and satin
At the spring opening she always displayed one of those little
toques completely covered with violets. That violet-covered