The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pupil by Henry James:|
type, and that Mr. and Mrs. Moreen and Ulick and Paula and Amy
might easily have been of a better one if they would.
But that they wouldn't was more and more perceptible from day to
day. They continued to "chivey," as Morgan called it, and in due
time became aware of a variety of reasons for proceeding to Venice.
They mentioned a great many of them - they were always strikingly
frank and had the brightest friendly chatter, at the late foreign
breakfast in especial, before the ladies had made up their faces,
when they leaned their arms on the table, had something to follow
the demitasse, and, in the heat of familiar discussion as to what
they "really ought" to do, fell inevitably into the languages in