The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Europeans by Henry James:|
"And what message am I to take to them?" asked Felix, who had a lively
faith in the justness of his sister's arrangements.
She looked at him a moment--at his expression of agreeable veracity;
and, with that justness that he admired, she replied, "Say what you please.
Tell my story in the way that seems to you most--natural." And she bent
her forehead for him to kiss.
The next day was splendid, as Felix had prophesied; if the winter had
suddenly leaped into spring, the spring had for the moment as quickly
leaped into summer. This was an observation made by a young girl
who came out of a large square house in the country, and strolled