A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.
But the brief exercise failed to dispel the glumness for more than a few moments.
"Darkyn won this round," she said again. "I can dispel the demons, but they'll return. As long as I am here, the barrier will remain weak. There are Codes older than me, older even than my predecessors. I have no choice. I interfered, and now I must relinquish my title. I'm leaving."
Hence a need was soon felt e ~ of something to dispel the pessimism of the No, and that something took the form of comedies played in the interludes of the No and called Kyogen (mad words).
Historians have found it hard to dispel the idea that civilization in Greece was a very late development, and that the culture of the age of Solon sprang, in fact, suddenly into existence, as it seems to do in the records of the historian.