The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Sanitary and Social Lectures by Charles Kingsley:|
Don't wait for me."
And that was all
Heard in the din -
Heard of Tom Flynn -
Flynn of Virginia.
Or the engineer, again, on the Mississippi, who, when the steamer
caught fire, held, as he had sworn he would, her bow against the
bank, till every soul save he got safe on shore:
Through the hot black breath of the burning boat
Jim Bludso's voice was heard;
And they all had trust in his cussedness,