The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson:|
what now thinks shall think on for ever. Those that lie here
stretched before us, the wise and the powerful of ancient times,
warn us to remember the shortness of our present state; they were
perhaps snatched away while they were busy, like us, in the CHOICE
"To me," said the Princess, "the choice of life is become less
important; I hope hereafter to think only on the choice of
They then hastened out of the caverns, and under the protection of
their guard returned to Cairo.
CHAPTER XLIX - THE CONCLUSION, IN WHICH NOTHING IS CONCLUDED.