The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lost Continent by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
necessitate my suffering every inconvenience in her service.
Too, she was queen of England. But, by far the most potent
argument in her favor, she was a woman in distress--and a
young and very beautiful one.
And so, though I wished a thousand times that she was back
in her camp, I never let her guess it, but did all that lay
within my power to serve and protect her. I thank God now
that I did so.
With the lions still padding back and forth beyond the
closed door, Victory and I crossed the room to one of the
windows. I had outlined my plan to her, and she had assured