The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Young Forester by Zane Grey:|
"Know anybody in Holston?" he asked.
As I could not speak because of a mouthful of sandwich I shook my head. For
the moment I had forgotten about Dick Leslie, and when it did occur to me
some Indians offering to sell me beads straightway drove it out of my mind
When I awoke the next day, it was to see the sage ridges and red buttes of
Arizona. We were due at Holston at eight o'clock, but owing to a crippled
engine the train was hours late. At last I fell asleep to be awakened by a
"Holston. Your stop. Holston," the conductor was saying.
The Young Forester