That she walks long distances between home and theatre because she hasn't enough money
for the trolley, even though her feet are bruised and bleeding from hours of dancing,
is recognized. He points her out from the comfort and safety of his own carriage as
he sees her hurrying down wet and muddy streets or digging in her purse to pay bridge
tolls. He also see the children being drilled daily in the exercises, and marvels at
the work they must do to grow up into a profession that can promise so little reward
-- and where one injury could make it all a total loss. Just think, not much has changed.