The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Men of Iron by Howard Pyle:|
silent upon his face, and of the black knight standing above him,
with the terrible mace in his hand stained a dreadful red.
It was the next day that Lord and Lady Falworth and little Myles,
together with three of the more faithful of their people, left
His memory of past things held a picture for Myles of old Diccon
Bowman standing over him in the silence of midnight with a
lighted lamp in his hand, and with it a recollection of being
bidden to hush when he would have spoken, and of being dressed by
Diccon and one of the women, bewildered with sleep, shuddering
and chattering with cold.
Men of Iron