The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas:|
"Oh, my lord, my lord!"
"That title," said Cromwell, laughing, "is all very well
here, but take care a word like that does not escape your
lips in public."
"But your honor will soon be called so generally."
"I hope so, at least," said Cromwell, rising and putting on
"You are going, sir?"
"Yes," said Cromwell. "I slept here last night and the night
before, and you know it is not my custom to sleep three
times in the same bed."
Twenty Years After