The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens:|
endangered. My lord, it is a holy cause, and must not be
'It IS a holy cause,' exclaimed his lordship, lifting up his hat
with great solemnity. 'Amen.'
'John Grueby,' said the long-winded gentleman, in a tone of mild
reproof, 'his lordship said Amen.'
'I heard my lord, sir,' said the man, sitting like a statue on his
'And do not YOU say Amen, likewise?'
To which John Grueby made no reply at all, but sat looking straight