The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:|
honesty' just now, I really meant 'Death before dishonour,' you
know," and I turned up the bank again.
I regret to say that Berry and Jonah thought it decent to
attempt to stone my retreating figure. Ten minutes' walking
brought me to a clearing on the top, which afforded a magnificent
view. Hill and dale, woodland and pasture, stone wall and
hedgerow, as far as I could see. The sinking sun was lighting
gloriously the autumn livery of the woods, and, far in the
distance, I could see the silver streak of the river flowing to
the village on whose skirts stood the house that was our bourne.
When I returned to the camp to find them gone I was rather bored.
The Brother of Daphne