The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Tales of the Klondyke by Jack London:|
utterly? False to Flossie, why not to Loraine? Even if the women
did keep bothering him, that was no reason he should make up his
mind in a hurry. Why, he had slathers of money, and Freda was
just the girl to grace it. A wife she'd make him for other men to
envy. But go slow. He must be cautious.
"You don't happen to care for palaces, do you?" he asked.
She shook her head.
"Well, I had a hankering after them myself, till I got to
thinking, a while back, and I've about sized it up that one'd get
fat living in palaces, and soft and lazy."
"Yes, it's nice for a time, but you soon grow tired of it, I