The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Oakdale Affair by Edgar Rice Burroughs:|
think of the stake."
The boy shuddered.
"Will you tell the truth?" asked the man.
"I will go with you," replied the boy, "and take what-
ever you get."
"Why?" asked Bridge.
The youth flushed; but did not reply, for there came
from without a sudden augmentation of the murmur-
ings of the mob. Automobile horns screamed out upon
the night. The two heard the chugging of motors, the
sound of brakes and the greetings of new arrivals. The
The Oakdale Affair