The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:|
and threw her arm about her in ready sympathy.
"You poor darling!" she exclaimed. "Let me put you to bed; Mammy
taught me the art of soothing frayed nerves. Come with us, Babs,"
holding out her left hand to Barbara. But the latter, with a
dexterous twist, slipped away from her touch.
"I must stay and straighten the library," she announced.
Mrs. Brewster's delicate color had deepened. "It would be as well
to open some of the doors," she agreed coldly. "The library looks
odd, not to say funereal," she glanced down the spacious room and
shivered ever so slightly. "Do, Babs, put out some of the lights;
they are blinding."
The Red Seal