The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic:|
of a woman rise above the gallery-rail and look down.
"Who is it?" the indubitable voice of Miss Madden
Theron had a sudden sheepish notion of turning and running.
With the best grace he could summon, he called out an
"Wait a minute. I'm through now. I'm coming down,"
she returned. He thought there was a note of amusement
in her tone.
She came to him a moment later, accompanied by a thin,
tall man, whom Theron could barely see in the dark,
The Damnation of Theron Ware