The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:|
'"And where?" says she. "On your hobby-horses before you
'"On my own ship," says the elder. "My cousin was vice-
admiral of our venture in his pinnace. We would not have you
think of us as brawling children."
'"No, no," says the younger, and flames like a very Tudor
rose. "At least the Spaniards know us better."
'"Admiral Boy - Vice-Admiral Babe," says Gloriana, "I cry
your pardon. The heat of these present times ripens childhood to
age more quickly than I can follow. But we are at peace with
Spain. Where did you break your Queen's peace?"