The esthetic image in the dramatic form is life purified in and reprojected from the human imagination. He had his freedom now--he might have it to the end! Well, he did have it; and it consisted--in part at least--of his coming in at about eight o'clock and sitting down with me in silence. A wave of fire swept through his body: the first. "But--a-- which?" "Why, the letter from his old place.