The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain:|
And behold, His anger was in that moment appeased,
and the waters gushed richly forth again, and even
unto this day they have not ceased to flow in that
"Then I take it nobody has washed since."
"He that would essay it could have his halter free;
yes, and swiftly would he need it, too."
"The community has prospered since?"
"Even from that very day. The fame of the miracle
went abroad into all lands. From every land came
monks to join; they came even as the fishes come, in
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court