The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mucker by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
were in their room for half an hour and emerged clothed in
Then they hastened to another hostelry--a first-class one
this time, and the second mate walked ahead in frock coat
and silk hat while Mr. Ward trailed behind in a neat, blue
serge sack suit, carrying both bags.
At the second hotel the second mate registered as Henri
Theriere, Count de Cadenet, and servant, France. His first act
thereafter was to hand a note to the clerk asking that it be
dispatched immediately. The note was addressed to Anthony
Harding, Esq., On Board Yacht Lotus.