Henry plays Schubert as his heart is breaking, by some 'terrible miracle' he is heard playing by the camp commandment who each night after making him play tosses him some meagre food. This makes Henry feel guilty, guilty that he is playing beautiful music for such a monster but also because he is 'getting bread while others starved to death.' He feels sick to his stomach with guilt until one night the other prisoners thank him for bringing the beauty of the music into their sad existence.
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