The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence:|
so quiet and so superb!
On the Saturday evening he asked her to come and drink coffee
with him in a restaurant, meeting him after work was over. She came,
looking very reserved and very distant. He had three-quarters
of an hour to train-time.
"We will walk a little while," he said.
She agreed, and they went past the Castle into the Park.
He was afraid of her. She walked moodily at his side, with a kind
of resentful, reluctant, angry walk. He was afraid to take her hand.
"Which way shall we go?" he asked as they walked in darkness.
"I don't mind."
Sons and Lovers