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【BIB-009】2009年完全総集編

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-29 20:27:20
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【BIB-009】2009年完全総集編 �


'Thishousewhereyouarecometolive.'

AsyetIhadspokentonoone,nordidanybodyseemtotakenoticeofme;Istoodlonelyenough:buttothatfeelingofisolationIwasaccustomed;itdidnotoppressmemuch.Ileantagainstapillaroftheverandah,drewmygreymantlecloseaboutme,and,tryingtoforgetthecoldwhichnippedmewithout,andtheunsatisfiedhungerwhichgnawedmewithin,deliveredmyselfuptotheemploymentofwatchingandthinking.Myreflectionsweretooundefinedandfragmentarytomeritrecord:IhardlyyetknewwhereIwas;Gatesheadandmypastlifeseemedfloatedawaytoanimmeasurabledistance;thepresentwasvagueandstrange,andofthefutureIcouldformnoconjecture.Ilookedroundtheconvent-likegarden,andthenupatthehouse-alargebuilding,halfofwhichseemedgreyandold,theotherhalfquitenew.Thenewpart,containingtheschoolroomanddormitory,waslitbymullionedandlatticedwindows,whichgaveitachurch-likeaspect;astonetabletoverthedoorborethisinscription-Brocklehurst,ofBrocklehurstHall,inthiscounty.''Letyourlightsoshinebeforemen,thattheymayseeyourgoodworks,andglorifyyourFatherwhichisinheaven.'-St.Matt.v.16.

'Well,allthegirlsherehavelosteitheroneorbothparents,andthisiscalledaninstitutionforeducatingorphans.'

'TheonewithredcheeksiscalledMissSmith;sheattendstothework,andcutsout-forwemakeourownclothes,ourfrocks,andpelisses,andeverything;thelittleonewithblackhairisMissScatcherd;sheteacheshistoryandgrammar,andhearsthesecondclassrepetitions;andtheonewhowearsashawl,andhasapocket-handkerchieftiedtohersidewithayellowribband,isMadamePierrot:shecomesfromLisle,inFrance,andteachesFrench.'

'Whatisitabout?'Icontinued.IhardlyknowwhereIfoundthehardihoodthustoopenaconversationwithastranger;thestepwascontrarytomynatureandhabits:butIthinkheroccupationtouchedachordofsympathysomewhere;forItoolikedreading,thoughofafrivolousandchildishkind;Icouldnotdigestorcomprehendtheseriousorsubstantial.

'Well,allthegirlsherehavelosteitheroneorbothparents,andthisiscalledaninstitutionforeducatingorphans.'

'Monitors,fetchthesupper-trays!'

'Thenthishousedoesnotbelongtothattallladywhowearsawatch,andwhosaidweweretohavesomebreadandcheese?'

'Theladywhobuiltthenewpartofthishouseasthattabletrecords,andwhosesonoverlooksanddirectseverythinghere.'


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