"He wore an indescribable hat, his eyes were wide and astonished, as if everything were happening for the first time, and he had a dark, describable beard."
"'If you have nothing better than your songs,' he said, 'You are somewhat less than much, and only a little more than anything.'"
"'Half the places I have been to, never were. I make things up. Half the things I say are there cannot be found. When I was young I told a tale of buried gold, and men from leagues around dug in the woods. I dug myself.'
'I thought the tale of treasure might be true.'
'You said you made it up.'
'I know I did, but then I didn't know I had. I forget things, too.'"
(for No D DAY)