The room is roughly painted and Nedda wears some cheap finery, but the people applaud and think it beautiful.
He suffered painful doubt about the note ostensibly from Nedda.
And in Nedda was so much of that night's unutterable youth—no wonder she was silent!
And anyhow I'm going to marry a girl on Walden, named Nedda.
A bee knows the first summer day and clings intoxicated to its flowers; so did Nedda know and cling.
He tried to imagine spending his declining years with Nedda.
And what were they thinking—Nedda and that haunted boy—so motionless?
To the eyes and ears of Nedda that evening at dinner, all was new indeed, and all wonderful.
It was so important, she thought, that darling Nedda should see more of dear Derek.
Nedda looked up at him; and he was touched by that look, so straight and young.