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【DCN-025】明智伝鬼責め縄伝説vol.1

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-27 11:44:14
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【DCN-025】明智伝鬼責め縄伝説vol.1 �


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`Well,mydearboy,MarshallfromFillingwoodaskedme,that'sallIcansayaboutarumour.OfcourseIwouldn'trepeatitfortheworld,iftherewerenofoundation.'

AndshechosethreeR.A.picturesofsixtyyearsago,tosendtotheDuchessofShortlandsforthatlady'snextcharitablebazaar.Shewascalled`thebazaarduchess',andshealwaysaskedallthecountytosendthingsforhertosell.ShewouldbedelightedwiththreeframedR.A.s.Shemightevencall,onthestrengthofthem.HowfuriousCliffordwaswhenshecalled!

Andagain,therewasthewage-squabble.Havinglivedamongtheowningclasses,heknewtheutterfutilityofexpectinganysolutionofthewage-squabble.Therewasnosolution,shortofdeath.Theonlythingwasnottocare,nottocareaboutthewages.

`Well,well!'shesaid.`He'stheonemanIneverthoughtof;andtheonemanImighthavethoughtof.Hewasnicetomewhenhewasalad,afterIlostTed.Well,well!Whateverwouldhesayifheknew!'

ButeveniftheygotclearofSirCliffordandofhisownwife,eveniftheygotclear,whatweretheygoingtodo?Whatwashe,himselfgoingtodo?Whatwashegoingtodowithhislife?Forhemustdosomething.Hecouldn'tbeamerehanger-on,onhermoneyandhisownverysmallpension.

`Wouldn'tit!'saidConnie.

Hegotupagainandwentout,towardstheparkgatesthistime:thenslowlyalongthepathtowardsthehouse.Itwasnearlyfouro'clock,stillclearandcold,butnosignofdawn.Hewasusedtothedark,hecouldseewell.

Heslowly,silentlyclimbedtheinclinetothehall.Thenhecameroundthegreattreesatthetopoftheknoll,ontothedrive,whichmadeagrandsweeproundalozengeofgrassinfrontoftheentrance.Hecouldalreadyseethetwomagnificentbeecheswhichstoodinthisbiglevellozengeinfrontofthehouse,detachingthemselvesdarklyinthedarkair.


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