The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas:|
"I? I lodge with Planchet."
"You said, just now, `This is my house.'"
"I said so, because, in fact, it is my house. I have bought
"Ah!" said Raoul.
"At ten years' purchase, my dear Raoul; a superb affair, I
bought the house for thirty thousand livres; it has a garden
which opens to the Rue de la Mortillerie; the cabaret lets
for a thousand livres, with the first story; the garret, or
second floor, for five hundred livres."
Ten Years Later