The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Adventure by Jack London:|
I'm just dying to hear what it was all about. The Apostle is lying
becalmed inside the point, and her boats are out to wing. She'll
be at anchor in five minutes, and Doctor Welshmere is sure to be on
board. So all we've got to do is to make Tudor comfortable. We'd
better put him in your room under the mosquito-netting, and send a
boat off to tell Dr. Welshmere to bring his instruments."
An hour afterward, Dr. Welshmere left the patient comfortable and
attended to, and went down to the beach to go on board, promising
to come back to dinner. Joan and Sheldon, standing on the veranda,
watched him depart.
"I'll never have it in for the missionaries again since seeing them