The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde:|
the time. That would be hypocrisy.
ALGERNON. [Looks at her in amazement.] Oh! Of course I have been
CECILY. I am glad to hear it.
ALGERNON. In fact, now you mention the subject, I have been very
bad in my own small way.
CECILY. I don't think you should be so proud of that, though I am
sure it must have been very pleasant.
ALGERNON. It is much pleasanter being here with you.
CECILY. I can't understand how you are here at all. Uncle Jack
won't be back till Monday afternoon.