The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:|
"Good morning, my dear," he said and, stooping over, kissed her.
As he straightened up, the side of his single-breasted coat turned
back and exposed to Helen's bright eyes the end of a white
envelope. "Barbara told me you are not well," he wheeled forward
a chair and sat down by the bed. "Hadn't I better send for Dr.
Stone?" "Oh, no," her reply, though somewhat faint, was emphatic,
and he frowned.
"Why not?" aggressively. "I trust you do not share Barbara's
suddenly developed prejudice against the good doctor."
"I do not require a physician," she said evasively. "I am well."
McIntyre regarded her vexedly. He could not decide whether her
The Red Seal