The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling:|
return to our trumpet-making. But I forget" - he stood up - "it
appears that you receive this afternoon!"
'You can't see into Gamm's Lane from the oak, but the gate
opened, and fat little Doctor Break stumped in, mopping his
head, and half-a-dozen of our people following him, very drunk.
'You ought to have seen Rene bow; he does it beautifully.
'"A word with you, Laennec," said Doctor Break. "Jerry has
been practising some devilry or other on these poor wretches, and
they've asked me to be arbiter."
'"Whatever that means, I reckon it's safer than asking you to
be doctor," said Jerry, and Tom Dunch, one of our carters, laughed.