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【OPBD-024】平梨ももBEST

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-28 07:29:55
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【OPBD-024】平梨ももBEST �


'Youmustjuststandononeside,'heansweredasherose,firsttohisknees,andthentohisfeet.Idid;whereuponbeganaheaving,stamping,clatteringprocess,accompaniedbyabarkingandbayingwhichremovedmeeffectuallysomeyards'distance;butIwouldnotbedrivenquiteawaytillIsawtheevent.Thiswasfinallyfortunate;thehorsewasre-established,andthedogwassilencedwitha'Down,Pilot!'Thetravellernow,stooping,felthisfootandleg,asiftryingwhethertheyweresound;apparentlysomethingailedthem,forhehaltedtothestilewhenceIhadjustrisen,andsatdown.

'Youarenotaservantatthehall,ofcourse.Youare-'Hestopped,ranhiseyeovermydress,which,asusual,wasquitesimple:ablackmerinocloak,ablackbeaverbonnet;neitherofthemhalffineenoughforalady's-maid.HeseemedpuzzledtodecidewhatIwas;Ihelpedhim.

Wefounddinnerready,andwaitingforusinMrs.Fairfax'sroom.

Theconversation,thusturnedonAdele,continuedtillwereachedthelightandcheerfulregionbelow.Adelecamerunningtomeetusinthehall,exclaiming-

'Thankyou;nowmakehastewiththelettertoHay,andreturnasfastasyoucan.'

'Ontotheleads;willyoucomeandseetheviewfromthence?'Ifollowedstill,upaverynarrowstaircasetotheattics,andthencebyaladderandthroughatrap-doortotheroofofthehall.Iwasnowonalevelwiththecrowcolony,andcouldseeintotheirnests.Leaningoverthebattlementsandlookingfardown,Isurveyedthegroundslaidoutlikeamap:thebrightandvelvetlawncloselygirdlingthegreybaseofthemansion;thefield,wideasapark,dottedwithitsancienttimber;thewood,dunandsere,dividedbyapathvisiblyovergrown,greenerwithmossthanthetreeswerewithfoliage;thechurchatthegates,theroad,thetranquilhills,allreposingintheautumnday'ssun;thehorizonboundedbyapropitioussky,azure,marbledwithpearlywhite.Nofeatureinthescenewasextraordinary,butallwaspleasing.WhenIturnedfromitandrepassedthetrap-door,Icouldscarcelyseemywaydowntheladder;theatticseemedblackasavaultcomparedwiththatarchofblueairtowhichIhadbeenlookingup,andtothatsunlitsceneofgrove,pasture,andgreenhill,ofwhichthehallwasthecentre,andoverwhichIhadbeengazingwithdelight.

'Icannot.'

Ishouldhavebeenafraidtotouchahorsewhenalone,butwhentoldtodoit,Iwasdisposedtoobey.Iputdownmymuffonthestile,andwentuptothetallsteed;Iendeavouredtocatchthebridle,butitwasaspiritedthing,andwouldnotletmecomenearitshead;Imadeeffortoneffort,thoughinvain:meantime,Iwasmortallyafraidofitstramplingforefeet.Thetravellerwaitedandwatchedforsometime,andatlasthelaughed.

'Indeed!andisMrs.Fairfaxwithhim?'


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