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日日天干夜夜

时间: 2019年12月15日 02:09

Chapter 6 Being Yourself his lectures with an occasional witticism--and we do our best I am sure he would not. He would do his uttermost to atone. And so would I鈥攁lthough I do not pretend to be half so good a Christian as he is. I would do all in my power to atone for any wrong I had done to one I loved. 鈥楲ook here, Miss Propert,鈥?he said. 鈥楾here鈥檚 enough of this.鈥? In the evening, at the railway terminus, there was a crush of coolies packed close up to the ticket-office of the third-class, and holding out their money. Never tired of trying to push to the front, they all shouted at once, raising their hands high in the air and holding in their finger-tips one or two shining silver rupees. Those who at last succeeded in getting tickets slipped out of the crowd, and sang and danced; others who had found it absolutely impossible to get anything retired into corners, and groaned aloud. 鈥榃hy?鈥? 日日天干夜夜 Another coincidence? The plumber in our village comesfrom three generations of plumbers. The woman who soldme a big ripe Gouda cheese at the Wednesday market inLeiden, just outside Amsterdam, had her mother and herdaughter working for her. All dressed the same. Mr Silverdale got up off the hearthrug where he had been sitting nursing his knees with miraculous celerity. She behind her hidden eyes heard{208} him and knew, she felt she knew, that in another moment would come the touch of his hands on hers as he took them, and bade her look at him. Perhaps he would say, 鈥楲ook at me, my darling鈥? perhaps his delicious joking ways would even at this sublimest of moments still assert themselves and he would say 鈥楶eep-o!鈥?But whatever he did would be delicious, would be perfect. But no touch came on her hands, and there was a long, an awful moment of dead silence, while behind poor Alice鈥檚 hands the dazzle died out of her vision. Before it was broken, she perceived that beyond a shadow of doubt he did not 鈥榤ean her,鈥?and both were tongue-tied, he in the shame of having provoked a passion he had no use for, she in the shame of having revealed the passion he had not invited. She had come to the wrong house: she was an unbidden guest who must be directed outside the front-door again. PS. Would you be terribly displeased, Daddy, if I didn't turn � �