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Snapping upright on the bed, she pricked her ears for the neuma of tone that clutched her passion and thrust it to the side.

Until that Neptunian roiling of a single note seemed overcome, or at least convinced and enfolded, by the rejoicing hallelujahs of those who opposed it, and all dissolved on a majestic and perfect chord and on a resupine neuma.