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【VNDS-661】大恥祭り

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-21 05:12:23
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【VNDS-661】大恥祭り �


"Ifwejusthadsomethingforbonbondishes,"Saramurmured."There!"--dartingtothetrunkagain."IrememberIsawsomethingthisminute."

"Advance,fairdamsels,"shesaidinherhappydream-voice,"andbeseatedatthebanquettable.Mynoblefather,theking,whoisabsentonalongjourney,hascommandedmetofeastyou."Sheturnedherheadslightlytowardthecorneroftheroom."What,ho,there,minstrels!Strikeupwithyourviolsandbassoons.Princesses,"sheexplainedrapidlytoErmengardeandBecky,"alwayshadminstrelstoplayattheirfeasts.Pretendthereisaminstrelgalleryupthereinthecorner.Nowwewillbegin."

"Oh,don'tsendheraway,"shesobbed."Myauntsentmethehamper.We're--only--havingaparty."

"Iwillattendtoyoutomorrow.Youshallhaveneitherbreakfast,dinner,norsupper!"

Shetouchedthethingsgently,ahappysmilehoveringaboutherlipswhichmadeherlookasifshewereacreatureinadream.

Beckyopenedhereyeswithastart.

Saraturnedsuddenlytofindherstandingbythetable,lookingveryqueerindeed.Shehadshuthereyes,andwastwistingherfaceinstrangeconvulsivecontortions,herhandshangingstifflyclenchedathersides.Shelookedasifshewastryingtoliftsomeenormousweight.

"Thereisalotofpaperandrubbishstuffedinhere!"sheexclaimed."Ifwelightit,therewillbeabrightblazeforafewminutes,andweshallfeelasifitwasarealfire."Shestruckamatchandlighteditupwithagreatspeciousglowwhichilluminatedtheroom.

SoSaratoldher,andbecauseherMagichelpedhershemadeherALMOSTseeitall:thegoldenplatters--thevaultedspaces--theblazinglogs--thetwinklingwaxentapers.Asthethingsweretakenoutofthehamper--thefrostedcakes--thefruits--thebonbonsandthewine--thefeastbecameasplendidthing.


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