They were whispering in his ear, “We’ve had a lovely day. It was the most beautiful nursery.... Two other children came too. They wore their things....”
“What, after all,” said his Friend’s voice, “does it mean but that if you love enough we are with you everywhere—for ever?”
And then the children’s voices again:
“She thought they’d come back, but they’d never gone away—really, you know.”
He gazed once more at the point of light, and then turned round and faced the dark room....