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【GOBR-008】黒タイツ学級委員長はヤリまん。

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 12:46:18
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【GOBR-008】黒タイツ学級委員長はヤリまん。 �


ButI,andtherestwhocontinuedwell,enjoyedfullythebeautiesofthesceneandseason;theyletusrambleinthewood,likegipsies,frommorningtillnight;wedidwhatweliked,wentwhereweliked:welivedbettertoo.Mr.BrocklehurstandhisfamilynevercamenearLowoodnow:householdmatterswerenotscrutinisedinto;thecrosshousekeeperwasgone,drivenawaybythefearofinfection;hersuccessor,whohadbeenmatronattheLowtonDispensary,unusedtothewaysofhernewabode,providedwithcomparativeliberality.Besides,therewerefewertofeed;thesickcouldeatlittle;ourbreakfast-basinswerebetterfilled;whentherewasnotimetopreparearegulardinner,whichoftenhappened,shewouldgiveusalargepieceofcoldpie,orathicksliceofbreadandcheese,andthiswecarriedawaywithustothewood,whereweeachchosethespotwelikedbest,anddinedsumptuously.

Nextmorning,MissScatcherdwroteinconspicuouscharactersonapieceofpasteboardtheword'Slattern,'andbounditlikeaphylacteryroundHelen'slarge,mild,intelligent,andbenign-lookingforehead.Sheworeittillevening,patient,unresentful,regardingitasadeservedpunishment.ThemomentMissScatcherdwithdrewafterafternoonschool,IrantoHelen,toreitoff,andthrustitintothefire:thefuryofwhichshewasincapablehadbeenburninginmysoulallday,andtears,hotandlarge,hadcontinuallybeenscaldingmycheek;forthespectacleofhersadresignationgavemeanintolerablepainattheheart.

IwouldnotnowhaveexchangedLowoodwithallitsprivationsforGatesheadanditsdailyluxuries.

True,reader;andIknewandfeltthis:andthoughIamadefectivebeing,withmanyfaultsandfewredeemingpoints,yetInevertiredofHelenBurns;noreverceasedtocherishforherasentimentofattachment,asstrong,tender,andrespectfulasanythateveranimatedmyheart.Howcoulditbeotherwise,whenHelen,atalltimesandunderallcircumstances,evincedformeaquietandfaithfulfriendship,whichill-humourneversoured,norirritationnevertroubled?ButHelenwasillatpresent:forsomeweeksshehadbeenremovedfrommysighttoIknewnotwhatroomupstairs.Shewasnot,Iwastold,inthehospitalportionofthehousewiththefeverpatients;forhercomplaintwasconsumption,nottyphus:andbyconsumptionI,inmyignorance,understoodsomethingmild,whichtimeandcarewouldbesuretoalleviate.

'Hesaysshe'llnotbeherelong.'

Aboutaweeksubsequentlytotheincidentsabovenarrated,MissTemple,whohadwrittentoMr.Lloyd,receivedhisanswer:itappearedthatwhathesaidwenttocorroboratemyaccount.MissTemple,havingassembledthewholeschool,announcedthatinquiryhadbeenmadeintothechargesallegedagainstJaneEyre,andthatshewasmosthappytobeabletopronouncehercompletelyclearedfromeveryimputation.Theteachersthenshookhandswithmeandkissedme,andamurmurofpleasureranthroughtheranksofmycompanions.

'Godblessyou,mychildren!'

Itmightbetwohourslater,probablyneareleven,whenI-nothavingbeenabletofallasleep,anddeeming,fromtheperfectsilenceofthedormitory,thatmycompanionswereallwraptinprofoundrepose-rosesoftly,putonmyfrockovermynight-dress,and,withoutshoes,creptfromtheapartment,andsetoffinquestofMissTemple'sroom.Itwasquiteattheotherendofthehouse;butIknewmyway;andthelightoftheuncloudedsummermoon,enteringhereandthereatpassagewindows,enabledmetofinditwithoutdifficulty.AnodourofcamphorandburntvinegarwarnedmewhenIcamenearthefeverroom:andIpasseditsdoorquickly,fearfullestthenursewhosatupallnightshouldhearme.Idreadedbeingdiscoveredandsentback;forImustseeHelen,-Imustembraceherbeforeshedied,-Imustgiveheronelastkiss,exchangewithheronelastword.

Havingdescendedastaircase,traversedaportionofthehousebelow,andsucceededinopeningandshutting,withoutnoise,twodoors,Ireachedanotherflightofsteps;theseImounted,andthenjustoppositetomewasMissTemple'sroom.Alightshonethroughthekeyholeandfromunderthedoor;aprofoundstillnesspervadedthevicinity.Comingnear,Ifoundthedoorslightlyajar;probablytoadmitsomefreshairintothecloseabodeofsickness.Indisposedtohesitate,andfullofimpatientimpulses-soulandsensesquiveringwithkeenthroes-Iputitbackandlookedin.MyeyesoughtHelen,andfearedtofinddeath.


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