The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:|
you. I was a fool to worry. But, you know, I suddenly got an
idea that I'd fixed Thursday for Margery Cicester."
"That would have been awful," I said bitterly.
"Yes," said George, "it would, wouldn't it?"
I could have sworn I heard smothered laughter in the recess.
"But, George," I said, "how did you know I liked waiting?"
George laughed and clapped me on the back.
"I forgot." he said. "I'm sorry, old man. But you see- "
"One hour and ten minutes," said I, looking at my watch. George
took off his coat, and began to draw a blind over the sky-light.
"I was very late last night," he said.
The Brother of Daphne