The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Baby Mine by Margaret Mayo:|
then ventured a timid comment.
"He couldn't object to your eating with me."
"Oh, couldn't he?" cried Zoie, and she turned upon him with a
look of contempt. "If there's anything that he DOESN'T object
to," she continued, "I haven't found it out yet." And with that
she threw herself in a large arm chair near the table, and left
Jimmy to draw his own conclusions.
Jimmy looked about the room as though expecting aid from some
unseen source; then his eyes sought the floor. Eventually they
crept to the tip of Zoie's tiny slipper as it beat a nervous
tattoo on the rug. To save his immortal soul, Jimmy could never