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【IMG-062】崩壊-ほうかい-初めての悪夢

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 02:50:56
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【IMG-062】崩壊-ほうかい-初めての悪夢 �


Againhelookedintohereyes,withthatcalm,searchingdetachedglance.Amanverymuchalone,andonhisown.

`Why,wheerwasyerDad?'

`Don'tyoucrythen!'shesaid,bendinginfrontofthechild.`SeewhatI'vegotforyou!'

ShethoughtofMichaelis,andthemoneyshemighthavehadwithhim;andeventhatshedidn'twant.ShepreferredthelesseramountwhichshehelpedCliffordtomakebyhiswriting.Thatsheactuallyhelpedtomake.---`CliffordandItogether,wemaketwelvehundredayearoutofwriting';sosheputittoherself.Makemoney!Makeit!Outofnowhere.Wringitoutofthethinair!Thelastfeattobehumanlyproudof!Therestall-my-eye-Betty-Martin.

`There!'

`Gran!Gran!'

Sobs,snuffles,afisttakenfromablubberedface,andablackshrewdeyecastforasecondonthesixpence.Thenmoresobs,butsubduing.`There,tellmewhat'sthematter,tellme!'saidConnie,puttingthecoinintothechild'schubbyhand,whichclosedoverit.

`IsupposeIcantakehertothecottage?'askedConnie.

Connielooked,andthere,sureenough,wasabigblackcat,stretchedoutgrimly,withabitofbloodonit.


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