The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:|
But Aunt Mildred drew her shawl more closely around her and hastened them to
the business in hand. On the table was a sheet of paper. On the paper, rifling
on three supports, was a small triangular board. Two of the supports were
easily moving casters. The third support, placed at the apex of the triangle,
was a lead pencil.
"Who's first?" Uncle Robert demanded.
There was a moment's hesitancy, then Aunt Mildred placed her hand on the
board, and said: "Some one has always to be the fool for the delectation of
"Brave woman," applauded her husband. "Now, Mrs. Grantly, do your worst."
"I?" that lady queried. "I do nothing. The power, or whatever you care to