The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton:|
her choice of counsel. There was nothing especially confidential
in our talk."
"And what's your impression, now you've seen her?"
"My impression is, very distinctly, THAT NOTHING WILL EVER BE
"Ah--?" Granice murmured, puffing at his cigar.
"I'm more and more convinced that whoever poisoned Ashgrove knew
his business, and will consequently never be found out. That's a
capital cigar you've given me."
"You like it? I get them over from Cuba." Granice examined his
own reflectively. "Then you believe in the theory that the