He could still hear his father's voice-- --When you kick out for yourself, Stephen--as I daresay you will one of these days--remember, whatever you do, to mix with gentlemen. Are you not weary of ardent ways, Lure of the fallen seraphim? Tell no more of enchanted days. --Will you pay me anything if I sign? asked Stephen. There is in the South a stronger feeling than ever among the intelligent well-to-do, and influential element in favor of the industrial education of the negro and the encouragement of the race to make themselves useful members of the community.