The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from An International Episode by Henry James:|
she was prepared for a multitude of fresh emotions.
They began very promptly--these tender, fluttering sensations;
they began with the sight of the beautiful English landscape,
whose dark richness was quickened and brightened by the season;
with the carpeted fields and flowering hedgerows, as she
looked at them from the window of the train; with the spires
of the rural churches peeping above the rook-haunted treetops;
with the oak-studded parks, the ancient homes, the cloudy light,
the speech, the manners, the thousand differences.
Mrs. Westgate's impressions had, of course, much less novelty
and keenness, and she gave but a wandering attention to her