While this was done Miles stood again with his hands in his little pockets and his back to me--stood and looked out of the wide window through which, that other day, I had seen what pulled me up. The lank brown horses knew it and shook their bells to the clear night in admonition. --Have you ever felt that you had a vocation? Stephen parted his lips to answer yes and then withheld the word suddenly. But, above and beyond all, let this retreat be one to which you can look back in after years when maybe you are far from this college and among very different surroundings, to which you can look back with joy and thankfulness and give thanks to God for having granted you this occasion of laying the first foundation of a pious honourable zealous christian life.