The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Falk by Joseph Conrad:|
curves--a very nymph of Diana the Huntress.
And Diana the ship sat, high-walled and as solid
as an institution, on the smooth level of the water,
the most uninspiring and respectable craft upon
the seas, useful and ugly, devoted to the support
of domestic virtues like any grocer's shop on shore.
At once Falk steamed away; for there was some
work for him to do. He would return in the even-
He ranged close by us, passing out dead slow,
without a hail. The beat of the paddle-wheels re-