But my companion, with less imagination, kept me up. What they gave me above all was just the sinister figure of the living man-- the dead one would keep awhile!--and of the months he had continuously passed at Bly, which, added up, made a formidable stretch. She said gaily: --Good night, Willie dear! Her room was warm and lightsome. But you must be quite sure, Stephen, that you have a vocation because it would be terrible if you found afterwards that you had none.