The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The School For Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan:|
SIR OLIVER. [Aside.] Now I give him up!--[Aloud.] What the plague,
have you no bowels for your own kindred? Odd's life! do you take me
for Shylock in the play, that you would raise money of me on your own
flesh and blood?
CHARLES. Nay, my little broker, don't be angry: what need you care,
if you have your money's worth?
SIR OLIVER. Well, I'll be the purchaser: I think I can dispose of
the family canvas.--[Aside.] Oh, I'll never forgive him this! never!
CARELESS. Come, Charles, what keeps you?
CHARLES. I can't come yet. I'faith, we are going to have a sale