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【ID-016】TMAPRICE980ミニスカニーソックス

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 08:34:57
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【ID-016】TMAPRICE980ミニスカニーソックス �


'Andthelittlegirl-mypupil!'

MyheartreallywarmedtotheworthyladyasIheardhertalk;andIdrewmychairalittlenearertoher,andexpressedmysincerewishthatshemightfindmycompanyasagreeableassheanticipated.

'Iamsoglad,'shecontinued,asshesatdownoppositetome,andtookthecatonherknee;'Iamsogladyouarecome;itwillbequitepleasantlivingherenowwithacompanion.Tobesureitispleasantatanytime;forThornfieldisafineoldhall,ratherneglectedoflateyearsperhaps,butstillitisarespectableplace;yetyouknowinwinter-timeonefeelsdrearyquitealoneinthebestquarters.Isayalone-Leahisanicegirltobesure,andJohnandhiswifeareverydecentpeople;butthenyouseetheyareonlyservants,andonecan'tconversewiththemontermsofequality:onemustkeepthematduedistance,forfearoflosingone'sauthority.I'msurelastwinter(itwasaverysevereone,ifyourecollect,andwhenitdidnotsnow,itrainedandblew),notacreaturebutthebutcherandpostmancametothehouse,fromNovembertillFebruary;andIreallygotquitemelancholywithsittingnightafternightalone;IhadLeahintoreadtomesometimes;butIdon'tthinkthepoorgirllikedthetaskmuch:shefeltitconfining.Inspringandsummeronegotonbetter:sunshineandlongdaysmakesuchadifference;andthen,justatthecommencementofthisautumn,littleAdelaVarenscameandhernurse:achildmakesahousealiveallatonce;andnowyouarehereIshallbequitegay.'

'I'llseeitcarriedintoyourroom,'shesaid,andbustledout.

Shepointedtoawidearchcorrespondingtothewindow,andhunglikeitwithaTyrian-dyedcurtain,nowloopedup.Mountingtoitbytwobroadsteps,andlookingthrough,IthoughtIcaughtaglimpseofafairyplace,sobrighttomynovice-eyesappearedtheviewbeyond.Yetitwasmerelyaveryprettydrawing-room,andwithinitaboudoir,bothspreadwithwhitecarpets,onwhichseemedlaidbrilliantgarlandsofflowers;bothceiledwithsnowymouldingsofwhitegrapesandvine-leaves,beneathwhichglowedinrichcontrastcrimsoncouchesandottomans;whiletheornamentsonthepaleParianmantelpiecewereofsparklingBohemianglass,rubyred;andbetweenthewindowslargemirrorsrepeatedthegeneralblendingofsnowandfire.

AgainIlookedout:wewerepassingachurch;Isawitslowbroadtoweragainstthesky,anditsbellwastollingaquarter;Isawanarrowgalaxyoflightstoo,onahillside,markingavillageorhamlet.Abouttenminutesafter,thedrivergotdownandopenedapairofgates:wepassedthrough,andtheyclashedtobehindus.Wenowslowlyascendedadrive,andcameuponthelongfrontofahouse:candlelightgleamedfromonecurtainedbow-window;alltherestweredark.Thecarstoppedatthefrontdoor;itwasopenedbyamaid-servant;Ialightedandwentin.

'Adele,'Iinquired,'withwhomdidyoulivewhenyouwereinthatprettycleantownyouspokeof?'

'Howdoyoudo,mydear?Iamafraidyouhavehadatediousride;Johndrivessoslowly;youmustbecold,cometothefire.'

Traversingthelongandmattedgallery,Idescendedtheslipperystepsofoak;thenIgainedthehall:Ihaltedthereaminute;Ilookedatsomepicturesonthewalls(one,Iremember,representedagrimmaninacuirass,andonealadywithpowderedhairandapearlnecklace),atabronzelamppendentfromtheceiling,atagreatclockwhosecasewasofoakcuriouslycarved,andebonblackwithtimeandrubbing.Everythingappearedverystatelyandimposingtome;butthenIwassolittleaccustomedtograndeur.Thehall-door,whichwashalfofglass,stoodopen;Isteppedoverthethreshold.Itwasafineautumnmorning;theearlysunshoneserenelyonembrownedgrovesandstillgreenfields;advancingontothelawn,Ilookedupandsurveyedthefrontofthemansion.Itwasthreestoreyshigh,ofproportionsnotvast,thoughconsiderable:agentleman'smanor-house,notanobleman'sseat:battlementsroundthetopgaveitapicturesquelook.Itsgreyfrontstoodoutwellfromthebackgroundofarookery,whosecawingtenantswerenowonthewing:theyflewoverthelawnandgroundstoalightinagreatmeadow,fromwhichthesewereseparatedbyasunkfence,andwhereanarrayofmightyoldthorntrees,strong,knotty,andbroadasoaks,atonceexplainedtheetymologyofthemansion'sdesignation.Fartheroffwerehills:notsoloftyasthoseroundLowood,norsocraggy,norsolikebarriersofseparationfromthelivingworld;butyetquietandlonelyhillsenough,andseemingtoembraceThornfieldwithaseclusionIhadnotexpectedtofindexistentsonearthestirringlocalityofMillcote.Alittlehamlet,whoseroofswereblentwithtrees,straggledupthesideofoneofthesehills;thechurchofthedistrictstoodnearerThornfield:itsoldtower-toplookedoveraknollbetweenthehouseandgates.


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