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【DCN-025】明智伝鬼責め縄伝説vol.1

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-23 11:19:07
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【DCN-025】明智伝鬼責め縄伝説vol.1 �


AndIamveryhappyto-night,dearfather.IamdeeplyhappyinthelovethatHeavenhassoblessed--myloveforCharles,andCharles'sloveforme.But,ifmylifewerenottobestillconsecratedtoyou,orifmymarriageweresoarrangedasthatitwouldpartus,evenbythelengthofafewofthesestreets,Ishouldbemoreunhappyandself-reproachfulnowthanIcantellyou.Evenasitis---'

Shetimidlylaidherhandonhisdearbreast,andputupaprayerthatshemighteverbeastruetohimasherloveaspiredtobe,andashissorrowsdeserved.Then,shewithdrewherhand,andkissedhislipsoncemore,andwentaway.So,thesunrisecame,andtheshadowsoftheleavesoftheplane-treemoveduponhisface,assoftlyasherlipshadmovedinprayingforhim.CHAPTERXVKnittingTHEREhadbeenearlierdrinkingthanusualinthewineshopofMonsieurDefarge.Asearlyassixo'clockinthemorning,sallowfacespeepingthroughitsbarredwindowshaddescriedotherfaceswithin,bendingovermeasuresofwine.MonsieurDefargesoldaverythinwineatthebestoftimes,butitwouldseemtohavebeenanunusuallythinwinethathesoldatthistime.Asourwine,moreover,orasouring,foritsinfluenceonthemoodofthosewhodrankitwastomakethemgloomy.NovivaciousBacchanalianflameleapedoutofthepressedgrapeofmonsieurDefarge:but,asmoulderingfirethatburntinthedark,layhiddeninthedregsofit.

`Mywife,'saidDefargealoud,addressingMadameDefarge:`Ihavetravelledcertainleagueswiththisgoodmenderofroads,calledJacques.Imethim--byaccident--adayanhalf'sjourneyOutofParis.Heisagoodchild,thismenderofroads,calledJacques.Givehimtodrink,mywife!'

`Andsheshowedmeherchildren,'saidtheDoctorofBeauvais,`andtheyhadheardofme,andhadbeentaughttopityme.WhentheypassedaprisonoftheState,theykeptfarfromitsfrowningwalls,andlookedupatitsbars,andspokeinwhispers.Shecouldneverdeliverme;Iimaginedthatshealwaysbroughtmebackaftershowingmesuchthings.Butthen,blessedwiththereliefoftears,Ifelluponmyknees,andblessedher.'

Hiscollectedandcalmmannercouldnotpreventherbloodfromrunningcold,ashethustriedtoanatomisehisoldcondition.

`IfIhadneverseenCharles,myfather,Ishouldhavebeenquitehappywithyou.'

Itmayhavebeenasignalforlooseningthegeneraltongue.Itelicitedanansweringchorusof`Good-day!'

`Good-day,gentlemen!'saidMonsieurDefarge.

`Youarehappy,mydearfather?'


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