The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell:|
of you. I heard in a roundabout way that he was safe in Texas. I
was afraid to write and ask you--but did you or Frank lend him any
money? I want to repay--"
"Oh, Alex, please hush! Not now!" cried Scarlett. For once, money
meant nothing to her.
Alex was silent for a moment.
"I'll get Will for you," he said, "and we'll all be over tomorrow
for the funeral."
As he picked up the sack of oats and turned away, a wobbly-wheeled
wagon swayed out of a side street and creaked up to them. Will
called from the seat: "I'm sorry I'm late, Scarlett."
Gone With the Wind