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【HDKA-065】はだかの主婦4時間総集編VOL.5

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-21 06:39:26
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【HDKA-065】はだかの主婦4時間総集編VOL.5 �


"Butsheissotired,"shethought."Sheissotired!"

Shesprangupandclutchedathercap.Shefeltitdanglingoverherear,andtriedwildlytoputitstraight.Oh,shehadgotherselfintotroublenowwithavengeance!Tohaveimpudentlyfallenasleeponsuchayounglady'schair!Shewouldbeturnedoutofdoorswithoutwages.

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"Idon'tknow,I'msure;andIdon'tcareifit'ssomethingmoreaboutthateverlastingSara."

"Ain't--ain'tyerangry,miss?"shegasped."Ain'tyergoin'totellthemissus?"

Beckylostherbreathagain.

Beckystaredatheradmiringly,and,asbefore,didnotunderstandherintheleast.Shewatchedherwithasortofadoration.VerysoonSaraleftherreflectionsandturnedtoherwithanewquestion.

Lottiehadbeenslidingacrosstheschoolroomfloor,and,havingfirstirritatedLaviniaandJessiebymakinganoise,hadendedbyfallingdownandhurtingherfatknee.Shewasscreaminganddancingupanddowninthemidstofagroupoffriendsandenemies,whowerealternatelycoaxingandscoldingher.

Notverylongafterthisaveryexcitingthinghappened.NotonlySara,buttheentireschool,founditexciting,andmadeitthechiefsubjectofconversationforweeksafteritoccurred.InoneofhislettersCaptainCrewetoldamostinterestingstory.AfriendwhohadbeenatschoolwithhimwhenhewasaboyhadunexpectedlycometoseehiminIndia.Hewastheownerofalargetractoflanduponwhichdiamondshadbeenfound,andhewasengagedindevelopingthemines.Ifallwentaswasconfidentlyexpected,hewouldbecomepossessedofsuchwealthasitmadeonedizzytothinkof;andbecausehewasfondofthefriendofhisschooldays,hehadgivenhimanopportunitytoshareinthisenormousfortunebybecomingapartnerinhisscheme.This,atleast,waswhatSaragatheredfromhisletters.Itistruethatanyotherbusinessscheme,howevermagnificent,wouldhavehadbutsmallattractionforherorfortheschoolroom;but"diamondmines"soundedsoliketheArabianNightsthatnoonecouldbeindifferent.Sarathoughtthemenchanting,andpaintedpictures,forErmengardeandLottie,oflabyrinthinepassagesinthebowelsoftheearth,wheresparklingstonesstuddedthewallsandroofsandceilings,andstrange,darkmendugthemoutwithheavypicks.Ermengardedelightedinthestory,andLottieinsistedonitsbeingretoldtohereveryevening.Laviniawasveryspitefulaboutit,andtoldJessiethatshedidn'tbelievesuchthingsasdiamondminesexisted.


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