The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Mistress Wilding by Rafael Sabatini:|
had known as the prime secret agents in the West, and waited
Trenchard moved his horse a few paces nearer the hedge, whence he
"Whither now, Anthony?" he asked suddenly.
"You may ask, indeed!" exclaimed Wilding, and his voice was as bitter
as ever Trenchard had heard it. "`S heart! We are in it now! We had
best make for Lyme - if only that we may attempt to persuade this
crack-brained boy to ship back to Holland again, and ship ourselves
"There's sense in you at last," grumbled Trenchard. "But I misdoubt
me he'll turn back after having come so far. Have you any money?"
he asked. He could be very practical at times.