The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Polly of the Circus by Margaret Mayo:|
"I wonder how you would like to go way?" Her eyes met his in
terror. "Away to a great school," he added quickly, flinching
from the very first hurt that he had inflicted; "where there are
a lot of other young ladies."
"Is it a place where you would be?" She looked up at him
anxiously. She wondered if his "show" was about to "move on."
"I'm afraid not," Douglas answered, smiling in spite of his heavy
"I wouldn't like any place without you," she said decidedly, and
seemed to consider the subject dismissed.
"But if it was for your GOOD," Douglas persisted.