The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson:|
that money,' she cried.
'Nay, child, if you put as much passion to be honest as the
world to steal, I must give way, though I betray myself,'
said Mr. Archer. 'There it is as I received it.'
Nance quickly found the bad half-crown.
'Give him another,' she said, looking Jonathan in the face;
and when that had been done, she walked over to the chimney
and flung the guilty piece into the reddest of the fire. Its
base constituents began immediately to run; even as she
watched it the disc crumbled, and the lineaments of the King
became confused. Jonathan, who had followed close behind,