The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
nervous, and therefore inclined to be irritable.
"I presume you slept like a baby all night," he said.
Tarzan laughed. "From your tone, Paul, I infer that you
rather harbor the fact against me. I could not help it, really."
"No, Jean; it is not that," replied D'Arnot, himself
smiling. "But you take the entire matter with such
infernal indifference--it is exasperating. One would
think that you were going out to shoot at a target,
rather than to face one of the best shots in France."
Tarzan shrugged his shoulders. "I am going out to expiate
a great wrong, Paul. A very necessary feature of the expiation
The Return of Tarzan