"Yeah, they keep up with things, all right," Loeffler went on.
Then, slyly, he added, "Thanks for talking Loeffler into letting me see him."
For Loeffler is one of those exquisites whose refinement is unfortunately accompanied by sterility, perhaps even results from it.
"Well, the next time you go you'd better take along some sleeping bags," said Loeffler.
"Well, Vance, I guess you'll want to talk to the boy," Loeffler concluded.
And Loeffler's having passed the interview off as a personal favor put their relationship back in its proper perspective.
Loeffler never gave a pupil any rest until he came up to his requirements.
Loeffler did the same thing, in the same year for diphtheria, and Nicolaier for lockjaw; while Kuno produced antipyrene.
The psychology is simple if you set this music against that of Strauss, of Loeffler, or of Debussy.
He had not forgiven Loeffler, nor had Loeffler given him any reason to do so.