Пређи на навигацију Пређи на претрагу



She played on, with the calm and power of anything but the little,

almost girlish woman he glimpsed through half-closed lids across the ebony board of the enormous piano, which she commanded, as she commanded herself, as she commanded the composer. Her touch was definite, authoritative, was his judgment, as the Prelude faded away in dying chords hauntingly reminiscent of its full vigor that seemed still

to linger in the air.


While Aaron and Terrence debated in excited whispers in the window

seat, and while Dar Hyal sought other music at Paula's direction, she glanced at Dick, who turned off bowl after bowl of mellow light till Paula sat in an oasis of soft glow that brought out the dull gold

lights in her dress and hair.