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are, they cannot be seen with the naked eye from the pagoda base ; but their music can be heard in the night watches, when the wind blows amongst their silver and golden tongues. The vane and the seinbu are practically invisible. Certainly no gleam of their jewels1 ever reaches
the jewelled vane
the human eye. And one cannot but recognise the nobility of sentiment which underlies this matter. In a like spirit, one sees placed at the climbing pinnacles of some grey cathedral in Europe the fine work of the artist
1 3,664 rubies, 541 emerald, and 433 diamonds.