Here were we, drawn together by mutual rage and the impulse toward cooperation
, led off into forgetfulness by the establishment of a rude rhythm.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation
of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God," he added, and closed his eyes.
With him, as happens so rarely, an intimate knowledge of historic detail is the secret of life, of the impression of life; puts his own imagination on the wing; secures the imaginative cooperation
of the reader.