The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Daisy Miller by Henry James:|
"It doesn't matter what I believed the other day,"
said Winterbourne, still laughing.
"Well, what do you believe now?"
"I believe that it makes very little difference whether you
are engaged or not!"
He felt the young girl's pretty eyes fixed upon him through
the thick gloom of the archway; she was apparently going to answer.
But Giovanelli hurried her forward. "Quick! quick!" he said;
"if we get in by midnight we are quite safe."
Daisy took her seat in the carriage, and the fortunate Italian
placed himself beside her. "Don't forget Eugenio's pills!"