In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in
But every flower stood in
the sunshine, and dreamed its own fairy tale or its own story: and they all told her very many things, but not one knew anything of Kay.
He drew a deep breath--but his dream seemed strangely to persist: his door was flung open and a man whom he had never seen stood in
the doorway watching him intently.
That was all very pretty; but the most beautiful thing was a little lady, who stood in
the open doorway.
They stood in
little groups, talking in low tones, and ever casting affrighted glances behind them from their great rolling eyes.