The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lemorne Versus Huell by Elizabeth Drew Stoddard:|
"You have not been much more interested in the music than you are
in the lawsuit," he said, seating himself beside me.
"The *tutoyer* of the Italian voice is agreeable, however."
"It makes one dreamy."
"Yes, a child; not a man nor a woman."
"I teach music. I can not dream over 'one, two, three.'"
"*You*--a music teacher!"
"For six years."
I was aware that he looked at me from head to foot, and I picked
at the lace on my invariable black silk; but what did it matter