The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Camille by Alexandre Dumas:|
future of his son, would bid his daughter mingle my name with her
prayers, as the name of a mysterious friend, I seemed to become
transformed, and I felt a pride in myself.
The exaltation of the moment perhaps exaggerated the truth of
these impressions, but that was what I felt, friend, and these
new feelings silenced the memory of the happy days I had spent
"Tell me, sir," I said to your father, wiping away my tears, "do
you believe that I love your son?"
"Yes," said M. Duval.
"With a disinterested love?"