The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Vision Splendid by William MacLeod Raine:|
TO THE PILLARS OF SOCIETY HIS COMPLETE DEGENERATION
Sam Miller came into Jeff's office one night as he was looking
over the editorials. Farnum nodded abstractedly to him.
"Take a chair, Sam. Be through in a minute."
Presently Jeff pushed the galley proof to one side and looked at
his friend. "Well, Sam?" Almost at once he added: "What's the
There were queer white patches on Miller's fat face. He looked
like a man in hell. A lump rose in his throat. Two or three times
he swallowed hard.