The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Adventure by Jack London:|
fella pound, then me send you fella along Tulagi catch 'm one
strong fella government whipping. Plenty New Georgia boys, plenty
Ysabel boys stop along jail along Tulagi. Them fella no like
Malaita boys little bit. My word, they give 'm you strong fella
whipping. What you say?"
"You take 'm one fella pound along me," was the answer.
And Manonmie, patently relieved, stepped back, while Sheldon
entered the fine in the plantation labour journal.
Boy after boy, he called the offenders out and gave them their
choice; and, boy by boy, each one elected to pay the fine imposed.
Some fines were as low as several shillings; while in the more