The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Confidence by Henry James:|
charming girl--evidently a superior person--has a great deal of style.'
"Oh no," said Gordon; "I know all that. But, at any rate,"
he added, "you like her, eh?"
"I do more," said Longueville. "I admire her."
"Is that doing more?" asked Gordon, reflectively.
"Well, the greater, whichever it is, includes the less."
"You won't commit yourself," said Gordon. "My dear Bernard,"
he added, "I thought you knew such an immense deal about women!"
Gordon Wright was of so kindly and candid a nature that it
is hardly conceivable that this remark should have been framed