The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:|
Maurice Talleyrand de Perigord.'
Pharaoh stopped, but the children said nothing.
'You've heard of him?' said Pharaoh.
Una shook her head.
'Was Red Jacket the Indian he played dice with?' Dan asked.
'He was. Red Jacket told me the next time we met. I asked if the
lame man had cheated. Red Jacket said no - he had played quite
fair and was a master player. I allow Red Jacket knew. I've seen
him, on the Reservation, play himself out of everything he had
and in again. Then I told Red Jacket all I'd heard at the party