The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Camille by Alexandre Dumas:|
do this evening, to go and see Marguerite; you will be company
for her, and you can stay the night. I never saw her as she was
to-day, and I am afraid she is going to be ill."
"I am dining in town," replied Prudence, "and I can't go and see
Marguerite this evening. I will see her tomorrow."
I took leave of Mme. Duvernoy, who seemed almost as preoccupied
as Marguerite, and went on to my father's; his first glance
seemed to study me attentively. He held out his hand.
"Your two visits have given me pleasure, Armand," he said; "they
make me hope that you have thought over things on your side as I
have on mine."