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【QQ-003】THEGALNANBESTREMIX

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-19 08:26:17
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【QQ-003】THEGALNANBESTREMIX �


`I,myPross?'(Bythistime,Mr.Lorrydaredtobepleasantwithher,onoccasion.)

Herubbedhiseyesandrousedhimself;buthedoubted,whenhehaddoneso,whetherhewasnotstillasleep.For,goingtothedooroftheDoctor'sroomandlookingin,heperceivedthattheshoemaker'sbenchandtoolswereputasideagain,andthattheDoctorhimselfsatreadingatthewindow.Hewasinhisusualmorningdress,andhisface(whichMr.Lorrycoulddistinctlysee),thoughstillverypale,wascalmlystudiousandattentive.

Therefore,whenthebreakfastwasdoneandclearedaway,andheandtheDoctorwerelefttogether,Mr.Lorrysaid,feelingly:

`Butitisverystrange--now,atleast,isitnotverystrange'--saidDefarge,ratherpleadingwithhiswifetoinducehertoadmitit,`that,afteralloursympathyforMonsieurherfather,andherself,herhusband'snameshouldbeproscribedunderyourhandatthismoment,bythesideofthatinfernaldog'swhohasjustleftus?'

SofarasitwaspossibletocomprehendhimwithoutoversteppingthosedelicateandgradualapproacheswhichMr.Lorryfelttobetheonlysafeadvance,heatfirstsupposedthathisdaughter'smarriagehadtakenplaceyesterday.Anincidentalallusion,purposelythrownout,tothedayoftheweek,andthedayofthemonth,sethimthinkingandcounting,andevidentlymadehimuneasy.Inallotherrespects,however,hewassocomposedlyhimself,thatMr.Lorrydeterminedtohavetheaidhesought.Andthataidwashisown.

Andheragitatedhandwavedtothemfromachaisewindow,andshewasgone.

`Yes;forawalkwithme.Whynot?'

`Then,Ithink,'saidMr.Lorry,`thatIwasveryunhandsomelydealtwith,andthatIoughttohavehadavoiceintheselectionofmypattern.Enough!Now,mydearLucie,'drawinghisarmsoothinglyroundherwaist,`Ihearthemmovinginthenextroom,andMissProssandI,astwoformalfolksofbusiness,areanxiousnottolosethefinalopportunityofsayingsomethingtoyouthatyouwishtohear.Youleaveyourgoodfather,mydear,inhandsasearnestandaslovingasyourown;heshallbetakeneveryconceivablecareof;duringthenextfortnight,whileyouareinWarwickshireandthereabouts,evenTellson'sshallgotothewall(comparativelyspeaking)beforehim.Andwhen,atthefortnight'send,hecomestojoinyouandyourbelovedhusband,onyourotherfortnight'stripinWales,youshallsaythatwehavesenthimtoyouinthebesthealthandinthehappiestframe.NowIhearSomebody'sstepcomingtothedoor.Letmekissmydeargirlwithanold-fashionedbachelorblessing,beforeSomebodycomestoclaimhisown.'

Herhusbandsmokedathisdoor,lookingafterherwithadmiration.`Agreatwoman,'saidhe,`astrongwoman,agrandwoman,afrightfullygrandwoman!'


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