The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Master and Man by Leo Tolstoy:|
lost their way. But even the stakes ahead of them were not
easy to see, since the wind blew in their faces.
Vasili Andreevich screwed up his eyes, bent down his head, and
looked out for the way-marks, but trusted mainly to the horse's
sagacity, letting it take its own way. And the horse really
did not lose the road but followed its windings, turning now to
the right and now to the left and sensing it under his feet, so
that though the snow fell thicker and the wind strengthened
they still continued to see way-marks now to the left and now
to the right of them.
So they travelled on for about ten minutes, when suddenly,
Master and Man