The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan:|
words were casual.
'Quite right. The ayah was silly about coming--didn't want to leave
her babies or something--so I had to leave her behind. Everything
else is either here or in the ekkas.'
'The brute! Never mind--they're not much use in a railway journey.
You can pick up another at Bombay. Then I suppose I'd better get
'I suppose you better had. Unless you think of walking,' she
laughed, and he took the place beside her.
Ram Singh again unquestioningly took up the reins.
'Nobody else going down?'