Is It Enough?; A Romance of Musical Life

Is It Enough?; A Romance of Musical Life

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...can I listen to my soul if you dance your feet? You do not even dance them in time!" He laid away his fiddle and filled the bowl of his pipe. "Hild doesn't look very well," said Rale, after hesitation. "Hild?" he said. "Why do you speak to me of Hild?" "Why shouldn't I?" "Because you do not. Therefore I ask why!" "You can't expect me to blurt it out like that." Jean nodded, and lighted his pipe with care. "I see," he said, settling himself in a chair and putting crossed feet on the table among Hild's work. "It is that you wish to be--what you call--tactful. I will interrupt no more." Arthur grasped his knee with nervous hands. "Fact is, we don't think Hild is happy," he suggested. Jean waited. "I was wondering--did you ever hear of a man named Pierce?" Still Jean waited, but he laid his pipe aside. "Well"--Arthur had not an eye for Jean's stiffened shoulders, seeing that he was quiet--"well--Marcia'd kill me for telling you--she said no false sense of friendship must induce me--she was sorry she let it out, anyway--but this young Pierce met Hild while she was at Annanville, and from what Marcia gathered they made a date, too. Of course I do not know how you fellows feel. But we Southerners--Well, it wouldn't go on! That's all!" Jean made no response. He smoked his pipe to its end, and then he began to play. At last Rale left, mystified as to the reception of his news. Hild, in Mme. Cavari's studio, was for once not inclined to play, partly because she was dazed with weariness, partly because Simeon Pierce was in the room. He came more often than she liked, and always managed to sit where he could watch her when more

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  • English
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