The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells:|
extreme distress and apparently he was doing this for ends
that were essentially unselfish. Manifestly there were many
things that an ordinary industrial or political magnate would
do that Sir Richmond would not dream of doing, and a number
of things that such a man would not feel called upon to do
that he would regard as imperative duties. And mixed up with
so much fine intention and fine conduct was this disreputable
streak of intrigue and this extraordinary claim that such
misconduct was necessary to continued vigour of action.
"To energy of thought it is not necessary," said Dr.
Martineau, and considered for a time. "Yet--certainly--I am