The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Main Street by Sinclair Lewis:|
shaking his head, as he complained, "How's that? Who?
Terry Gould honest? Don't start me laughing--I'm too nice
and sleepy! I didn't say he was honest. I said he had savvy
enough to find the index in `Gray's Anatomy,' which is more
than McGanum can do! But I didn't say anything about his
being honest. He isn't. Terry is crooked as a dog's hind leg.
He's done me more than one dirty trick. He told Mrs.
Glorbach, seventeen miles out, that I wasn't up-to-date in
obstetrics. Fat lot of good it did him! She came right in
and told me! And Terry's lazy. He'd let a pneumonia patient
choke rather than interrupt a poker game."