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【BF-193】3人の家庭教師

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-27 16:20:34
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【BF-193】3人の家庭教師 �


"Yououghttohaveknownit,"saidshe;"butchildren,unfortunately,neverknowwhatisbestforthem.AmeliaandIalwayssaidyouwerethecleverestchildintheschool.Willyounotdoyourdutytoyourpoorpapaandcomehomewithme?"

"Nextdoor,"saidErmengarde,"withtheIndiangentleman."

"I--TRIEDnottobeanythingelse,"sheansweredinalowvoice--"evenwhenIwascoldestandhungriest--Itriednottobe."

EvenMissMinchinherselfcouldscarcelyhavecontrolledtheuproarafterthis;andthoughsheheardthenoise,shedidnottry.Shewasnotinthemoodtofaceanythingmorethanshewasfacinginherroom,whileMissAmeliawasweepinginbed.Sheknewthatthenewshadpenetratedthewallsinsomemysteriousmanner,andthateveryservantandeverychildwouldgotobedtalkingaboutit.

"Amelia!"gaspedherinfuriatedelder,lookingasifshewouldboxherearsandknockhercapoff,asshehadoftendonetoBecky.

"Thenitisyouwhoaremyfriend,"shesaid;"itisyouwhoaremyfriend!"Andshedroppedherfaceonhisthinhandandkisseditagainandagain.

Therewasaperfectbabel,andLottiebegantocryplaintively.

"HaveYOU>MissMinchin?"shesaid."Ididnotknowthat."

"Nowitwillnotbenecessarytotry,"saidMissMinchin,acidly,asRamDasssalaamedheroutoftheroom.


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