The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald:|
here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That's one of
his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw
him, and I wasn't far wrong."
"What about it?" said Gatsby politely. "I guess your friend Walter Chase
wasn't too proud to come in on it."
"And you left him in the lurch, didn't you? You let him go to jail for
a month over in New Jersey. God! You ought to hear Walter on the subject
"He came to us dead broke. He was very glad to pick up some money, old
"Don't you call me 'old sport'!" cried Tom. Gatsby said nothing.
The Great Gatsby