The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum:|
"Yes," said Mombi.
"What'll it do to me?" asked Tip.
"If it's properly made," replied Mombi, "it will change or transform you
into a marble statue."
Tip groaned, and wiped the perspiration from his forehead with his sleeve.
"I don't want to be a marble statue!" he protested.
"That doesn't matter I want you to be one," said the old woman, looking at
"What use'll I be then?" asked Tip. "There won't be any one to work for
The Marvelous Land of Oz