“All the music that they had ever heard before seemed spiritless prentice-work and barren of grace or charm when compared with these intoxicating floods of melodious sound. They realized that for once in their lives they were hearing masters.
86 CHAPTER VII. The Unknown Nymph. One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.—Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar.
The company broke up reluctantly, and drifted toward their several homes, chatting with vivacity, and all agreeing that it would be many a long day before Dawson's Landing would see the equal of this one again.”