The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Dunwich Horror by H. P. Lovecraft:|
stories when they appeared, and grinned over the obvious mistakes.
They wondered, too, why the writers made so much of the fact that
Old Whateley always paid for his cattle in gold pieces of extremely
ancient date. The Whateleys had received their visitors with ill-concealed
distaste, though they did not dare court further publicity by
a violent resistance or refusal to talk.
For a decade the
annals of the Whateleys sink indistinguishably into the general
life of a morbid community used to their queer ways and hardened
to their May Eve and All-Hallows orgies. Twice a year they would
The Dunwich Horror