The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Danny's Own Story by Don Marquis:|
purty soon I had got to forgetting her oftener than
I remembered her. And now it wasn't no use talk-
ing--I jest wasn't in love with Martha no more, and
didn't have no ambition to be. I had went around
the country a good bit, and got intrusted in other
things, and saw several other girls I liked purty well.
Keeping steady in love with jest one girl is mighty
hard if you are moving around a good bit.
But I was considerable worried about Martha.
She was an awful romanceful kind of girl. And
even the most sensible kind is said to be fools about