The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw:|
that I couldnt tell anyone the reasons. But my boy will believe
me when I tell him there a r e reasons.
FRANK. Quite right, Dad: he will. But has your boy's conduct
ever been influenced by your reasons?
CROFTS. You cant marry her; and thats all about it. [He gets up
and stands on the hearth, with his back to the fireplace,
MRS WARREN [turning on him sharply] What have you got to do with
FRANK [with his prettiest lyrical cadence] Precisely what I was
going to ask, myself, in my own graceful fashion.