The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lucile by Owen Meredith:|
The voice ceased.
He uplifted his eyes.
He stood on the bare edge of dawn. She was gone,
Like a star, when up bay after bay of the night,
Ripples in, wave on wave, the broad ocean of light.
And at once, in her place was the Sunrise! It rose
In its sumptuous splendor and solemn repose,
The supreme revelation of light. Domes of gold,
Realms of rose, in the Orient! and breathless, and bold,