[8.3]

'And what is so extraordinary, every time anyone attempts to doubt the honesty of the statement, the player splashes the doubter with some unexpected miracle of sound. It is the miracle of his own voice, that is, the miracle of their tomorrow's way of feeling and remembering. The force of the miracle is such that, jokingly, it can cleave the basin of the piano and, at the same instant, crush the bones of the trading class and the Vienna chairs; and yet it scatters fast silver speech and sounds all the quieter, the more frequently and rapidly it is repeated.