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【UQUV-008】パンストラヴァーズ

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-24 21:30:32
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【UQUV-008】パンストラヴァーズ �


`They'arehere.Hadyouanyconversationwiththeprisoner?'

`I'lltelltheprisonerso.Itwon'tdoforarespectablebankgentlemanlikeyou,tobeseenspeakingtohimpublicly,youknow.'

`Youaretheyoungladyjustnowreferredto?'

`Idoaskit.Acceptmycordialthanks.'

`It'sthewisestthingtoexpect,andthelikeliest.ButIthinktheirwithdrawingisinyourfavour.

`I'lltelltheprisonerso.Itwon'tdoforarespectablebankgentlemanlikeyou,tobeseenspeakingtohimpublicly,youknow.'

`Atalittleaftermidnight.'

Mr.Carton,whohadsolongsatlookingattheceilingofthecourt,changedneitherhisplacenorhisattitude,eveninthisexcitement.Whilehislearnedfriend,Mr.Stryver,massinghispapersbeforehim,whisperedwiththosewhosatnear,andfromtimetotimeglancedanxiouslyatthejury;whileallthespectatorsmovedmoreorless,andgroupedthemselvesanew;whileevenmyLordhimselfarosefromhisseat,andslowlypacedupanddownhisplatform,notunattendedbyasuspicioninthemindsoftheaudiencethathisstatewasfeverish;thisonemansatleaningback,withhistorngownhalfoffhim,hisuntidywigputonjustasithadhappenedtolightonhisheadafteritsremoval,hishandsinhispockets,andhiseyesontheceilingastheyhadbeenallday.Somethingespeciallyrecklessinhisdemeanour,notonlygavehimadisreputablelook,butsodiminishedthestrongresemblanceheundoubtedlyboretotheprisoner(whichhismomentaryearnestness,whentheywerecomparedtogether,hadstrengthened),thatmanyofthelookers-on,takingnoteofhimnow,saidtooneanothertheywouldhardlyhavethoughtthetwoweresoalike.Mr.Crunchermadetheobservationtohisnextneighbour,andadded,`I'dholdhalfaguineathathedon'tgetnolaw-worktodo.Don'tlooklikethesortofonetogetany,dohe?'

Andnow,thejuryturnedtoconsider,andthegreatfliesswarmedagain.


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