The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from 1492 by Mary Johntson:|
deep, tree-crammed vales, now it bore through just-
parted cliffs. Beltran and Juan Lepe had need for all their
strength of body.
The worst was that that old tremor and weakness of one
leg and side, left after some sea fight, which had made Beltran
the cook from Beltran the mariner, came back. I saw his
step begin to halt and drag. This increased. An hour later,
the path going over tree roots knotted like serpents, he
stumbled and fell. He picked himself up. ``Hard to keep
deck in this gale!''
When he went down there had been an exclamation from