4120. “Can we take the silence of the rocks and moss for approval, and will our humor be foiled and our sense of timing thrown off, without the echo of laughter our antics always produce?”
4121. The Rooster had no ready answer for Otis’ questions, but he knew that the wolf had no choice in the long run but to agree, and so they went on their way, with no plan, no destination, and no works in mind to perform.
4122. In the evening, after dinner Otis and the Rooster settled down to consider what their first performance was going to consist of. They began by discarding every skit they had ever performed. At first they tried to consider how they might adapt their former repertory for their new audience, but that idea came to a dead end.