A sudden burst of music issued from the ark, the prelude of a waltz: and when the side door closed again the listener could hear the faint rhythm of the music. Eileen had long thin cool white hands too because she was a girl. Tears of joy and relief shone in his delighted eyes and his lips parted though they would not speak. --Behave yourself! cried Heron, cutting at Stephen's legs with his cane.