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Tho great, dark, emp'ytheatro cchotB T1f VT i t A
back iho strains ioiy, mockingly. I ne Nebraska Sanitarium.
Far back in tho shadows an army of . ,
nuuitora may uo ssatud, but my oyes
cannot discern that fur. As tho lo.
chord crashes and dies away upon tho
silence, 1 fancy that a low sigh dies too
Tho placo 13 haunted ly tho ghoet of
tho multitude- that lies sat hero hours
ago, even as my heart Ib haunted by
Elida. My nervous fancy Boes you of
ten, loved one, whnro you aro not; nnd
tonight in tho box yonder, for ono flset
ing moment, to my longing oyo?, a girl
appeared, alone, so like so liko you
Out over tho jangling keys 1 throw
my anna atd bury my faco bctwoan
them. And as I lio alono ia tho ir.tensu
quiet of the grent empty place, thoro
comes to mo tho motif cf tho great eong
I ehull write, tho tong that shall livo
. when wo both aro long dead and for
gotten. Twico before baa its divine
tnUBic sung in my ears. Once, faintly,
when I lost you; once again the night
the world acknowledged mi. Yet uevor
buforo tonight were tho tones of that
eoul'Siit sfying melody bd clour, bo strong,
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bo pure, so masterful. This thall be tho
Bignillca2C3 of my life; this shall bj my
In a fovor of rapture I roisa my hoad
and drop my hand to tho keys that the
Bong may be born out of tho silence,
out of the BadneBd of my heart.
Yet I Btrike no note. For no v all
power in mo is cuspended, all my facul
ties aro dead but one I can see.
And I am not alone.
In tho box nearest t-j me, on n level
with the stage, so near that I cm al
tuo3t hear her breathe in the intense
atillnesa, u woman Bits. One gloved
hand clutchei thd heavy curtaio that
half conceals her ligure, tho other holds
h lorgnette whose gleaming rubies
catch the Hare of the one luht. And
tho eyes behind are fastened upon mo,
hero at tho piano wo two alano in tho
va3 dark, echoing hall, when night
itsolf is dead and morning yot unborn.
If, iu tho dusk that hovers over tho
groat stn.ro, ahd cm read my oyes, she
must Bee terror there, my hurt's pant
ing .fear of tho unkno-vn, my strained
nerves' repudiation of the unexpected.
In hir eyoa ah! but I uunuos be
sure. AnlthiB relljction Bt)dics mo.
Perhaps I am mistaken, as mistakan as
when, earlier in the evening, 1 bad
thought this motionless Hguro Elides
glorious, free, supple body ocd tho9o
tul. Tho thoatre emptied, and still sbo
sat in the Bhadow of the curtain, as 1
aaw her sitting that once, when she re
minded me of Elida. And when, re
turning I pi dyed alono to my lo3t love
she, this doad woman, Bat gazing with
eighties t eyos through the lenses of hor
I am mad to think of it. Yet I turn
back from thu box, und sitting down at
tho piano again bjgin to play. Of all
the music that lives ia my heart, of all
the composerj who30 melodied passion
lies waiting at my linger tips, none iB
mine at this moment. 1 have forgotten
all. But one eong lives for me my
own. Yet mighty, superb, complete it
chorusei within me now a composition
so great, eo sorrowful, bo human, ttut
ono might be content to die, and die
worthily in giving it birth.
'When tho Heart Breaks, it shall
bo called, Elida," I sjy in a stammering
For now I know her. From afar, out
of the., past, my heart haB called her.
And its imperious entreaty haB wrought
tho miraclo. While I had played before
that vast audienco of strangers, the ono
tho one in all tho world who hold tho
key which rould translato into words
the torrent ot music that gushed from
mo had board.
While I had stormed through tho
streets, diiven madly on by my yearning
sorrow, sho bud been there waiting
fur me. Alive then?
When I ro entered and sat playing to
her thb history of our old musical life
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fixed eyes behind the dull gold lorgnotto together she bad been there. Listening? he says thare was'no woman there
the frank, 8eet,ehiaing eyes of m Iovp.
Before I reach the box I k low 1h.t
she is dead. S'.tt'iug there listoning
with her gaze upon me, eho hid passed
into the great beyond, J know it ull,
no-; 1 real zo tho situation in every do-
God! To know wlin. iuat when
Deith hid found her!
And yet ye'. My flngrj seek tho
keys. My eyes seek herB. Onco again
that wonderful melody leaps from" with
in me, 6trorgtr, BUrer. perfected now,
alive with glorified papsion, yet so
eloquent of sorrow, ro fraught with
human misery, that tears fait upon ray
hands. My eyes aro running over, and
in hers in hois
She lives, then! I swear it. If dead
before, my rauBic, mine, has brought
hor back. Behind that ghastly, watch
ful, mocking lorgnotto I see hor eyes
ngain; her own oyes vanquishing tho
cold, steady, vacant glaro that froze tho
blood in my veins; ber own sweet, shin
ing eyes, alight with purity, afire with
love tor me.
And now 1 mourn two deaths. My
song, my grdat hearts melody, the d.
vino strain that should have been im
mortal, struggles within me. Yet evon
w,hen its perfect beauty ia near.'nt to
utterance comes again tho memory of
that night, and I am again at the piano
in thut great dark hall, and I ase those
dead eyes bsbiad tho lorgnette coldly
peering at mo. Bat then comes menfal
torturp, and tho remombranco of the
after part of that terribla night, wLich
no one knows, grows clearer. Then I
roalizi that if I follow tho two memor
ies, eo closely linked that one is not but
in tho other, my song shall live again. .
For thoa I shall know what followed rru m j ,
whnElidu;B,.yf88rewcolll aBai, and 0 SZ,"SS'SSsLTS:
-and whither 1 carried hor. I shall overwhelming value or The Tiiriop.a.
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