The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:|
you mean by that?"
"You practise on one's fears - one's fears about the child if one
should go away."
"And pray what would happen to him in that event?" she demanded,
"Why he'd be alone with YOU."
"And pray with whom SHOULD a child be but with those whom he loves
"If you think that, why don't you dismiss me?"
"Do you pretend he loves you more than he loves US?" cried Mrs.