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【MAMA-135】瑾般亱绉併倰鎶便亜銇︿笅銇曘亜

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-23 02:08:32
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【MAMA-135】瑾般亱绉併倰鎶便亜銇︿笅銇曘亜 �


`Andnow,Isupposeyou'llhateme!'hesaidinaquiet,inevitableway.Shelookedupathimquickly.

Hefoundanopportunitytosaytoher,astheywerelightingthecandlesinthehall:

`Towardswhom?'

Theworldissupposedtobefullofpossibilities,buttheynarrowdowntoprettyfewinmostpersonalexperience.There'slotsofgoodfishinthesea...maybe...butthevastmassesseemtobemackerelorherring,andifyou'renotmackerelorherringyourselfyouarelikelytofindveryfewgoodfishinthesea.

`Butwhyareyousuchalonelybird?'Connieaskedhim;andagainhelookedather,withhisfull,searching,hazellook.

Heturnedaside,andshesawthatinanothermomenthewouldbesobbing.

Conniewasinlovewithhim,butshemanagedtositwithherembroideryandletthementalk,andnotgiveherselfaway.AsforMichaelis,hewasperfect;exactlythesamemelancholic,attentive,aloofyoungfellowofthepreviousevening,millionsofdegreesremotefromhishosts,butlaconicallyplayinguptothemtotherequiredamount,andnevercomingforthtothemforamoment.Conniefelthemusthaveforgottenthemorning.Hehadnotforgotten.Butheknewwherehewas...inthesameoldplaceoutside,wherethebornoutsidersare.Hedidn'ttakethelove-makingaltogetherpersonally.Heknewitwouldnotchangehimfromanownerlessdog,whomeverybodybegrudgesitsgoldencollar,intoacomfortablesocietydog.

Shewonderedwhyheshouldbemiserable.`Won'tyousitdownagain?'shesaid.Heglancedatthedoor.

Yetwhenthosedaysofhergrandjoyfulcheerfulnessandstimulusweregone,quitegone,andshewasdepressedandirritable,howCliffordlongedforthemagain!Perhapsifhe'dknownhemightevenhavewishedtogetherandMichaelistogetheragain.


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