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【CAND-1118】純系ラビリンス内田みゆき

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 23:59:32
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【CAND-1118】純系ラビリンス内田みゆき �


Becky'scapalmostfelloffentirely,shebrokeinwithsuchexcitement.

"Sheiscoming,"shesaid.

"Howsoftandthickitis!"shesaid,withthelittlelaughwhichBeckyknewthemeaningof;andsheraisedandsetherfootdownagaindelicately,asifshefeltsomethingunder{i}t.

Sarawenttothewall.ThroughitshecouldhearpoorBeckycryingmoresoftly.Sheknockedfourtimes.

"Whatcoulditbe?"saidErmengarde."Coulditbe--robbers?"

Ermengardegavealittlejumpbackward.Thelastsentenceshadrecalledsomethingtohertroubledmindandgivenherasuddeninspiration.

Saralaughedalittleandhuggedherknees.

"Theyarecat'seyes,"laughedSara;"butIcan'tseeinthedarkwiththem--becauseIhavetried,andIcouldn't--IwishIcould."

ThetruthwasthatErmengardedidnotknowanythingofthesometimesalmostunbearablesideoflifeintheatticandshehadnotasufficientlyvividimaginationtodepictitforherself.OntherareoccasionsthatshecouldreachSara'sroomsheonlysawthesideofitwhichwasmadeexcitingbythingswhichwere"pretended"andstorieswhichweretold.Hervisitspartookofthecharacterofadventures;andthoughsometimesSaralookedratherpale,anditwasnottobedeniedthatshehadgrownverythin,herproudlittlespiritwouldnotadmitofcomplaints.Shehadneverconfessedthatattimesshewasalmostravenouswithhunger,asshewastonight.Shewasgrowingrapidly,andherconstantwalkingandrunningaboutwouldhavegivenherakeenappetiteevenifshehadhadabundantandregularmealsofamuchmorenourishingnaturethantheunappetizing,inferiorfoodsnatchedatsuchoddtimesassuitedthekitchenconvenience.Shewasgrowingusedtoacertaingnawingfeelinginheryoungstomach.


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