The Hundred And Fourth Dream Of The Waiting Prince

Now I spoke this morning to my Lord of my dream of the night before. And I said to him, “My dear Lord, last night as you slept, I dreamt. And in this dream I tried my best to ignore those more ignorant than myself. But each time they spoke, I was forced to listen, for the customs of these halls insist upon politeness. And so into me their rot did slowly seep.”