The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner:|
his blotting-paper. He tried the effect of different initials before the
name Rose: G. Rose, E. Rose, L. Rose, Rose, L.L., L.L. Rose. When he had
covered the sheet, he looked at it discontentedly a little while, then
suddenly began to write a letter:
"It is a long while since I last wrote to you, but I have had no time.
This is the first morning I have been at home since I don't know when. Em
always expects me to go down to the farmhouse in the morning; but I didn't
feel as though I could stand the ride today.
"I have much news for you.
"Tant Sannie, Em's Boer stepmother, is to be married tomorrow. She is gone