The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas:|
Lady Clarik, and this measure--"
"This measure is general, madame; and you will seek in vain to
"I will follow you, then, sir."
Accepting the hand of the officer, she began the descent of the
ladder, at the foot of which the boat waited. The officer
followed her. A large cloak was spread at the stern; the officer
requested her to sit down upon this cloak, and placed himself
"Row!" said he to the sailors.
The eight oars fell at once into the sea, making but a single
The Three Musketeers