Wolf Solent

By John Cowper Powys

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There are few those who may. i actually may perhaps paintings in a church or in a museum. I welcome whatever that acts as a defend. it is like having a band of retainers, a kind of papal protect, to maintain the population at bay. " As he spoke, he seemed proudly and complacently around the room, as though aware of the safety of the old French chair during which he had ensconced him- self. there has been a Boule desk at his facet, and he proceeded to airborne dirt and dust it with a wide silk handkerchief. "I believe you might have by no means learn any books on Hindoo mythology? " he stated unexpectedly. The be aware "mythology" gave Wolf an uncomfortable surprise. He felt as a Catholic may think if he heard a Methodist seek advice from the Virgin Mary. He shook his head. "I've basically learn one myself," went at the poet, with a snort; "so you need not believe a idiot. It was once by way of that guy who went to Thibet. yet in it he mentions Muka-log, the god of rain. " "The god of rain? " spoke back Wolf, commencing to suppose reassured. "That's what the guy says," persevered the opposite. "Of path, we all know what those travelers are; yet he had loads of letters after his identify, so i guess he handed a few exam. " Jason placed his hand in entrance of his mouth as he acknowledged this; and his face was once wrinkled with leisure. "He is aware Latin, besides. He brings it in at the first page," he additional. "It appears like a true idol . . . Mukalog, the god of rain . . . " murmured Wolf. Jason's countenance without notice grew solemn and private. "I've bought it here," he whispered. "I got it for thirty shillings from Mr. Malakite, the bookseller. He obtained it at a sale from a few idiot who concept it was once not anything. . . . it really is introduced me all my good fortune. . . . " He decreased his voice nonetheless additional, in order that Wolf may well scarcely pay attention him. "These monks search for God within the clouds, yet I by no means do this. ... i glance for Him . . . " "I beg your pardon? " wondered Wolf, leaning attentively ahead. "You say you search for Him . . . ? " there has been a pause; and the expression of the guy replaced from severe gravity to hobgoblinish humour. "In the dust! " he shouted. Then, once again grave, he rose to his ft and fetched from its pedestal a hideous East Indian idol, approximately six inches excessive, and positioned it in the course of the Boule desk, simply contrary Wolf. "It's his belly that makes him so shocking," acknowledged Jason Otter; "but the methods of God will not be as dainty as these of the Bishop of Salisbury. during this global fact flies downward, no longer upward! " infrequently conscious of what he used to be doing, so occupied used to be his brain with the total challenge of his host's character, Wolf rose, and, leaning over the desk, picked up Mukalog, the god of rain. preserving it absent-mindedly in his hands for it slow, he ultimately made a silly schoolboy-like try to stability it upside-down at the flat cranium of its large head. This continuing introduced a flash of actual anger into Jason's eyes. He snatched the item away with a fearful grab, and, hurrying to the again of the room, changed it on its jade pedestal, which Wolf spotted now, without nice shock, was once status close to a carved brazier containing a few still-smouldering ashes—doubtless the ashes of that very incense which needed to be "ordered from the Stores"!

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