The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Land of Footprints by Stewart Edward White:|
maned fellow remained. He, however, sat there, his great round
head peering over the top of the grass.
"Well," he seemed to say, "here I am, what do you intend to do
The others arrived, and we all dismounted. B. had not yet killed
his lion, so the shot was his. Billy very coolly came up behind
and held his horse. I should like here to remark that Billy is
very terrified of spiders. F. and I stood at the ready, and B.
Riding fast an exciting mile or so, getting chucked on your head
two or three times, and facing your first lion are none of them