3780. He was one of those happy people who are totally convinced of the correctness of their views, so much so that it did not even enter his head to question his plans for the future.
3781. He looked forward to the day when he could set up his own studio after he finished his apprenticeship. He was either unaware or indifferent to the growing antagonism in educated society to all things religious and metaphysical.
3782. His commitment to his calling was so complete that he planned to enter a monastery and become a monk. There was an odd similarity between this painter, and the sculptor that had been invited to Harriet’s birthday party. They both had two grandfathers, and two grandmothers living at the time of the events we are relating.