The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
"What are you doing, sire?" cried Butzow in amazement.
"Cut out the 'sire,' old man," shouted Barney Custer of
Beatrice. "this is the fifth of November and I am shaving
off this alfalfa. The king is found!"
"What?" cried Butzow, and upon his face there was little
to indicate the rejoicing that a loyal subject of Leopold of
Lutha should have felt at that announcement.
"There is a man in the next room," went on Barney, "who
can lead us to the spot where Coblich and Maenck guard
the king. Get him in here."
Butzow hastened to comply with the American's instruc-
The Mad King