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Chapter 7 - (VERSO)

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viewpoint in his grandfather. He addressed himself to the keeping of his sierns promise in spirit and in letter and in spirit. He never went again to old Abels; he did not even play on the organ, though this was not forbidden, because any music wakened in him a passion of longing and ecstasy which demanded expression with an intensity not to be borne. He flung himself grimly into his studies, and conned Latin and Greek verbs with a persistency which soon placed him at the head of all competitors.

Only once in the long winter did he come near to breaking his promise. One evening, when March was melting with April, and the pulses


From "Each in His Own Tongue."