The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Confidence by Henry James:|
"You don't mean that; for, after all, that is just what my admiration,
my interest in you, were not. They were deep, they were latent.
They were not superficial--they were subterranean."
"You are contradicting yourself, and I am perfectly consistent,"
said Angela. "Your sentiments were so well hidden that I supposed I
"I remember that at Baden, you used to contradict yourself,"
"You have a terrible memory!"
"Don't call it terrible, for it sees everything now in a charming light--
in the light of this understanding that we have at last arrived at,