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A Ballroom Repentance (1900) Description
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. A MOONLIT SONATA. THE salon windows are innocent of dragon or dowager; the salon, itself, newly beeswaxed and garnished for dancing, is, as yet, empty. Joyce Dormer and Longmore pass out through the silent, dew-freshened gardens to the high road, white, as though paved with marble, in the moonlight, they turn away by a narrow footpath in the direction of Glion, and after a quarter of an hour's steep ascent find themselves on the open mountain's side. Straight before their sight stands black, pine- covered Cubli. To the extreme right are the seven peaks of the Dent du Midi: a world of purple vineyard lies at their feet. Crystal clear has grown the atmosphere. The big, near stars flash and palpitate in many-coloured fires of emerald and ruby. The sharp, needle-like Jaman, the lofty Nez, are printed in dense relief against a background of luminous sky. It seems to Longmore in this ampler ether, inthis pale Elysium light, as though he and Miss Dormer had been acquainted for years. " Star-gazing on the whole is better than ecarte," the girl remarks, seating herself with the bon-garijon air of brusqueness that she carries off with such grace, upon a projecting point of boulder among the heath. "And star-gazing might be improved by one's understanding a little about the stars. Years ago I recollect gaining an astronomy prize in some class mamma made me attend in Paris, and at the present hour I do not know a planet from a star of the first magnitude, when I see them together. Of course you have the heavens at your finger-ends. What boys learn is so ground into them at school that, in spite of their best endeavours, they cannot lose it all again as girls do." " The Girton girls, for instance," suggests Long- more. " No Winchester schoolboy in my day knew mor...
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