He was full of the realization of the Elodesque idea. His brain became a gushing fount of inspiration. Hundreds of grotesque possibilities of business, hitherto rendered ineffective by flapping costume, appeared in fascinating bubbles. He thought and spoke of nothing else. "Once I denied you the rank of artist," said Bakkus. "I retract. I apologize.
I fitted my glasses on my nose and read. In the sprawling, strong, illiterate hand I saw and felt Elodie. Mon petit Andre But I must translate inadequately, for the grammar and phrasing were Elodesque. It is the best means to regain happiness. For the things that are still at the Cirque Vendramin, do with them what you will.