The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from In the Cage by Henry James:|
heroine, she at last returned to the charge. "It's growing and
growing, and I see that I must really divide the work. One wants
an associate--of one's own kind, don't you know? You know the look
they want it all to have?--of having come, not from a florist, but
from one of themselves. Well, I'm sure YOU could give it--because
you ARE one. Then we SHOULD win. Therefore just come in with me."
"And leave the P.O.?"
"Let the P.O. simply bring you your letters. It would bring you
lots, you'd see: orders, after a bit, by the score." It was on
this, in due course, that the great advantage again came up: "One
seems to live again with one's own people." It had taken some