" you been crying?" said George, "yup" said hazel, "what about" he said, "I forget" she said. "Something real sad on television"; "what was it" he said, "it's all kind of mixed up in my mind" said Hazel, "forget sad thing" said George, "I always do" said Hazel, "That my girl" said George. He winced. There was the sound of a riveting gun in his head."
"Harrison appearance was Halloween and hardware. Nobody had ever borne heavier handicaps ... he had wore tremendous pair of earphones and spectacles wavy lenses ... Scrap metal was hung all over him ... Harrison carried three hundred pounds ... the H-G men required that he wear at all time a red ball for a nose, keep his eyebrows shave off, and cove his even white teeth with black caps at snagged-tooth random."
"The music began again and was much improved. Harrison and his empress merely listened to the music for while - listened gravely, as thought synchronizing their heartbeat with it. They shifted their weight to their toes. Harrison placed his big hand on the girl tiny waist, letting her sense the weightless that soon be hers. Then, in an explosion of joy and grace, into the air they sprang."