There was a great hurry in the streets of people speeding away to get shelter before the storm broke; the wonderful corner for echoes
resounded with the echoes
of footsteps coming and going, yet not a footstep was there.
And thus too, it happened, perhaps, that before the last echoes
of the last chime had utterly sunk into silence, there were many individuals in the crowd who had found leisure to become aware of the presence of a masked figure which had arrested the attention of no single individual before.
He sat down by her and put his arms around her; she buried her face in his bosom, she clung to him, she poured out her terrors, her unavailing regrets, and the far echoes
turned them all to jeering laughter.
uf, in altered mood, for the noise of the conflict did not prevent the echoes
of his own mad laughter from returning upon his ear ``who laughed there?
The field echoes
from wing to wing, as a hundred hammers that rise by turn, on the red son of the furnace.