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【GHAT-045】時間を止めてやりたい放題

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 06:33:54
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【GHAT-045】時間を止めてやりたい放題 �


`Ihavedeliveredthatletter,'saidCharlesDarnaytoMr.Lorry.`Iwouldnotconsenttoyourbeingchargedwithanywrittenanswer,butperhapsyouwilltakeaverbalone?'

Acarriagewithpost-horseswasreadyattheBankdoor,andJerrywasbootedandequipped.

`Married,Evrémonde?'

Hewalkedtoandfro,withthoughtsverybusy,untilitwastimetoreturntoTellson'sandtakeleaveofMr.Lorry.AssoonashearrivedinParishewouldpresenthimselftothisoldfriend,buthemustsaynothingofhisintentionnow.

`Youheardmesaywhy,aminuteago.Doyounotbelieveitisthetruth?'

Awakenedbyatimidlocalfunctionaryandthreearmedpatriotsinroughredcapsandwithpipesintheirmouths,whosatdownonthebed.

Thatnight--itwasthefourteenthofAugust--hesatuplate,andwrotetwoferventletters;onewastoLucie,explainingthestrongobligationhewasundertogotoParis,andshowingher,atlength,thereasonsthathehad,forfeelingconfidentthathecouldbecomeinvolvedinnopersonaldangerthere;theotherwastotheDoctor,confidingLucieandtheirdearchildtohiscare,anddwellingonthesametopicswiththestrongestassurances.Toboth,hewrotethathewoulddespatchlettersinproofofhissafety,immediatelyafterhisarrival.

Theofficerlookedupfromhisslipofpaperforamoment.

Theescortweretwomountedpatriotsinredcapsandtricolouredcockades,armedwithnationalmusketsandsabres,whorodeoneoneithersideofhim.Theescortedgovernedhisownhorse,butalooselinewasattachedtohisbridle,theendofwhichoneofthepatriotskeptgirdedroundhiswrist.Inthisstatetheysetforthwiththesharpraindrivingintheirfaces:clatteringataheavydragoontrotovertheuneventownpavement,andoutuponthemire-deeproads.Inthisstatetheytraversedwithoutchange,exceptofhorsesandpace,allthemire-deepleaguesthatlaybetweenthemandthecapital.


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