The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:|
against the frescoed wall, and the messenger departed. When he had
gone the young man explained himself.
"I'll make a tremendous charge; I'll earn a lot of money in a short
time, and we'll live on it."
"Well, I hope the opulent youth will be a dismal dunce - he
probably will - " Morgan parenthesised - "and keep you a long time
a-hammering of it in."
"Of course the longer he keeps me the more we shall have for our
"But suppose THEY don't pay you!" Morgan awfully suggested.
"Oh there are not two such - !" But Pemberton pulled up; he had