The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Yates Pride by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman:|
was as if she sat encircled in a soul-ring of affection.
She responded, and her beautiful face glowed with tenderness and
pleasure, and something besides, which was as the light of
"I am not in the least tired, thank you, dears," she replied.
"Why should I be tired? I am very strong."
Amelia murmured something about such hard work.
"I never thought it would be hard work taking care of a baby,"
replied Eudora, "and especially such a very light baby."
Something whimsical crept into Eudora's voice; something
whimsical crept into the love-light of the other women's eyes.