The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates:|
white one, slung across the curling drive from one tree to
another. On it were the words: "Welcome to the Happy Pair."
As we left it behind, we turned and faced one another. It was
all as clear as daylight. We were the wrong pair. The right
pair had never come. We had travelled in their 'engaged'
carriage. We had alighted at their station- Whinnerley Bluff-
doubtless some new halt, built since my last visit. We were in
their car. We had received cheers and smiles meant for them. We
were being greeted by a banner for them set up. And we were on
the point of arriving at the house lent to them for their
honeymoon. Thank you.
The Brother of Daphne