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:|
"Go to your room!" There was nothing wheedling about McIntyre at
that instant; he was thoroughly incensed.
As Barbara sped out happy in having gained her way, she announced,
as a parting shot, "If you can be nasty to Helen; father, I can be
Colonel McIntyre brought his fist down on a smoking table with such
force that he scattered its contents over the floor. When he rose
from picking up the debris, he found Mrs. Brewster at his elbow.
"Can I help?" she asked.
"No, thanks, everything is back in place." He pulled forward a
chair for her. "If agreeable to you I will telephone Ben Clymer
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