The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Three Taverns by Edwin Arlington Robinson:|
They were the same that in their time
Had eaten everything they caught.
The world around him was a gift
Of anguish to his eyes and ears,
And one that he had long reviled
As fit for devils, not for seers.
Where, then, was there a place for him
That on this other side of death
Saw nothing good, as he had seen
No good come out of Nazareth?
Yet here there was a reticence,