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【PSSD-213】癒らし。~二人だけの大切な時間スペシャル~4

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-27 12:42:35
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【PSSD-213】癒らし。~二人だけの大切な時間スペシャル~4 �


PoorMissAmeliawasaccustomedtobeingcalledagoose.Sheknew,infact,thatshewasratheragoose,andthatitwaslefttogeesetodoagreatmanydisagreeablethings.Itwasasomewhatembarrassingthingtogointothemidstofaroomfullofdelightedchildren,andtellthegiverofthefeastthatshehadsuddenlybeentransformedintoalittlebeggar,andmustgoupstairsandputonanoldblackfrockwhichwastoosmallforher.Butthethingmustbedone.Thiswasevidentlynotthetimewhenquestionsmightbeasked.

"Youhavebeenthereallthetime,listening,"saidMissMinchin.

PoorMissAmeliawasaccustomedtobeingcalledagoose.Sheknew,infact,thatshewasratheragoose,andthatitwaslefttogeesetodoagreatmanydisagreeablethings.Itwasasomewhatembarrassingthingtogointothemidstofaroomfullofdelightedchildren,andtellthegiverofthefeastthatshehadsuddenlybeentransformedintoalittlebeggar,andmustgoupstairsandputonanoldblackfrockwhichwastoosmallforher.Butthethingmustbedone.Thiswasevidentlynotthetimewhenquestionsmightbeasked.

Saraliftedherheadandlookedather.Shetriedtobeginasmile,andsomehowshecouldnot.Suddenly--anditwasallthroughthelovingmournfulnessofBecky'sstreamingeyes--herfacelookedmorelikeachild'snotsomuchtoooldforheryears.Sheheldoutherhandandgavealittlesob.

"Iwishshecouldtalk,"shesaidtoherself."Ifshecouldspeak--ifshecouldspeak!"

PoorMissAmeliawasaccustomedtobeingcalledagoose.Sheknew,infact,thatshewasratheragoose,andthatitwaslefttogeesetodoagreatmanydisagreeablethings.Itwasasomewhatembarrassingthingtogointothemidstofaroomfullofdelightedchildren,andtellthegiverofthefeastthatshehadsuddenlybeentransformedintoalittlebeggar,andmustgoupstairsandputonanoldblackfrockwhichwastoosmallforher.Butthethingmustbedone.Thiswasevidentlynotthetimewhenquestionsmightbeasked.

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"Thatdoll,"criedMissMinchin,pointingtothesplendidbirthdaygiftseatednear--"thatridiculousdoll,withallhernonsensical,extravagantthings--Iactuallypaidthebillforher!"

"Youcandoanythingyouaretold,"wastheanswer."Youareasharpchild,andpickupthingsreadily.IfyoumakeyourselfusefulImayletyoustayhere.YouspeakFrenchwell,andyoucanhelpwiththeyoungerchildren."


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