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【AGEMIX-061】気狂い寸止め手コキ

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-27 10:13:24
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【AGEMIX-061】気狂い寸止め手コキ �


Sarabrokeintoafriendlylittlelaugh,andputherhandonhershoulder.

Saranodded.

"Youwickedthing,"saidLavinia,turningonSara;"makingfairystoriesaboutheaven."

Butafewweekslater,onanotherfoggyafternoon,whensheenteredhersittingroomshefoundherselfconfrontingaratherpatheticpicture.Inherownspecialandpeteasy-chairbeforethebrightfire,Becky--withacoalsmudgeonhernoseandseveralonherapron,withherpoorlittlecaphanginghalfoffherhead,andanemptycoalboxonthefloornearher--satfastasleep,tiredoutbeyondeventheenduranceofherhard-workingyoungbody.Shehadbeensentuptoputthebedroomsinorderfortheevening.Therewereagreatmanyofthem,andshehadbeenrunningaboutallday.Sara'sroomsshehadsaveduntilthelast.Theywerenotliketheotherrooms,whichwereplainandbare.Ordinarypupilswereexpectedtobesatisfiedwithmerenecessaries.Sara'scomfortablesittingroomseemedabowerofluxurytothescullerymaid,thoughitwas,infact,merelyanice,brightlittleroom.Buttherewerepicturesandbooksinit,andcuriousthingsfromIndia;therewasasofaandthelow,softchair;Emilysatinachairofherown,withtheairofapresidinggoddess,andtherewasalwaysaglowingfireandapolishedgrate.Beckysavedituntiltheendofherafternoon'swork,becauseitrestedhertogointoit,andshealwayshopedtosnatchafewminutestositdowninthesoftchairandlookabouther,andthinkaboutthewonderfulgoodfortuneofthechildwhoownedsuchsurroundingsandwhowentoutonthecolddaysinbeautifulhatsandcoatsonetriedtocatchaglimpseofthroughthearearailing.

Mariettebrokeforthintoaflowofdescription.

"Ifshedoesn'tstop,MissMinchinwillhearher,"criedJessie."Lottiedarling,I'llgiveyouapenny!"

"IfIWASaprincess--aREALprincess,"shemurmured,"Icouldscatterlargesstothepopulace.ButevenifIamonlyapretendprincess,Icaninventlittlethingstodoforpeople.Thingslikethis.Shewasjustashappyasifitwaslargess.I'llpretendthattodothingspeoplelikeisscatteringlargess.I'vescatteredlargess."

HowpoorBeckystaredather!Infact,shehadneverheardsuchanice,friendlysoundinanyone'svoicebefore.Shewasusedtobeingorderedaboutandscolded,andhavingherearsboxed.Andthisone--inherrose-coloreddancingafternoonsplendor--waslookingatherasifshewerenotaculpritatall--asifshehadarighttobetired--eventofallasleep!Thetouchofthesoft,slimlittlepawonhershoulderwasthemostamazingthingshehadeverknown.

"TherearemuchmoresplendidstoriesinRevelation,"returnedSara."Justlookandsee!Howdoyouknowminearefairystories?ButIcantellyou"--withafinebitofunheavenlytemper--"youwillneverfindoutwhethertheyareornotifyou'renotkindertopeoplethanyouarenow.Comealong,Lottie."Andshemarchedoutoftheroom,ratherhopingthatshemightseethelittleservantagainsomewhere,butshefoundnotraceofherwhenshegotintothehall.


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