1628. The world was a very big place, what one person loved another hated and there were even people who might pretend to love things they actually though insipid. It was a difficult subject to think about especially for a person without the word "kitsch" in their vocabulary.
1629. As far as Coromo's attitude toward his own paintings, his ideas were disrupted one evening because of a new patron at the resort who, from his first day, evidenced a marked interest in his paintings. The man’s name was Proctor Cronk, he was about sixty; he was from Great Britain. He spoke with the sort of English accent that gave everything he said an immediate authority, an accent making it impossible to doubt his judgment.