The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Voice of the City by O. Henry:|
wouldn't let that come between us.'
"'Was she pretty?' i asked.
"' She was very beautiful,' said Arthur.
"'Did you see her often?' I asked.
"' Something like a dozen times,' says he.
"'Always from a distance?' says I.
"'Always from quite a distance,' says he.
"'And you loved her?' I asked.
"'She seemed my ideal of beauty and grace -- and
soul," says Arthur.
"'And this keepsake that you keep under lock and
The Voice of the City