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relaxed; and, in a great cathedral, when all contemporaries have gone (and I have been in many at such hours), there is an atmosphere of unvigilant carelessness. The great body, with its bones of masonry, its flesh of timber, its skin of lead and glass, lies relaxed and, as a man stretched in reverie will shift or sigh, off and on, so the giant frame will shift and creak. The silence in that sanctuary on that eve of September the thirtieth was not the absence of sound. True, no sound reached us. The small town pressed upon the narrow close. Granted that night had fallen, yet people would still be up ~ and about, discharging that constant vibration of small penetrating noises which accompany human movement.
When I listened for them, I was aware of the positiveness of the silence. It was around us like a wall. It was as emphatic as though someone had plugged the ear with a finger or, rather-and this, I believe, may come near to the actual truth of this intense experience-as though the place had become a breathable vacuum in which a man might live, but into which and across which no sound wave could move. Once again there occurs to me the analogy of the two light waves meeting and resulting in apparent darkness. The place was holding its bl~eath in some tremendous expectancy and, by an intensity of attention toward some approaching event, was holding off every possible present interruption. Some supersonic intensity was here, in the presence of which no auditory sound could be sustained. We ourselves seemed to make no suspicion of stir as we moved forward.
I could see the tall shade of my companion move to the right. I followed closely. We had passed into the stalls. The choir is not large. Now that the console of the new organ has

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