The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart:|
was lighting a cigarette at the time.
"I'll have to run over to New York to-morrow. I wanted Joe to go
alone, but he thinks he needs me." Joe was his partner. "Oh. So
"That's what I said."
She was silent. Joe's going was clever of him. It gave authenticity
to his business, and it kept her at home.
"How long shall you be gone?"
"Only a day or two." He could not entirely keep the relief out of
his voice. It had been easy, incredibly easy. He might have done
The Breaking Point