The muse is the history scolding to a shiver which participant involuntarily was an ordinary man, professor of literature and the judge of poetry who is called Samuel Salomon. Long time he worked at the university and very much loved this place, students and business in which he is engaged. And still he left the teaching activity. He has accepted the decision to leave after the tragic death of the beloved after a while. Without her life of the main character has grown dim, there was absolutely another and didn't bring special joy any more. After dismissal it was closed at home and became practically the hermit.