任振鹤在南京浦口调研“三农”:推动农业农村高质量发展

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“湖南快乐十分组选走势图电脑版”CHAPTERXXV.

"Ohno,sir.Mrs.Disneyisnotonetofindfault.She's[Pg98]tooeasy,ifanything.Noonecouldbesweeterthanshewastome.Godknows,ifshehadbeenmyowndaughterIcouldnothavelovedherbetterthanIdid."

"IfIgethersafeathomepresently,I'llopenhereyesforher,"thoughtTabitha."I'lltalktoherasifIwashermother.GodknowsIshouldbealmostassorryaseverhermothercouldbeifshecametoanyharm."

"Iamadreadfulpersonforbeinginfluencedbyfirstimpressions,"shesaid,"andthatoneglanceatCaptain[Pg148]HulbertinthemoonlightassuresmethatIshalllikehim."

OnewasherShelley—hermuch-readShelley—ashabby,cloth-boundvolume,boughtinhergirlhoodatthebook-seller'sinthePlaceDuguesclin,whereEnglishbookscouldbegotbyspecialorder,andatspecialprices.TheotherwasanItalianTestament,whichherhusbandhadboughtheratSanRemo,andinwhichshehadreadwithextremediligenceandwithincreasingfervourashermindbecamemoredeeplymovedbyFatherRodwell'ssermons.Itwasnotthatshehadeverbeenoneofthoseadvancedthinkerswhowillacceptnocreedwhichdoesnotsquarewiththeirownlittletheoriesandfitintotheirownnarrowcircleofpossibilities.Shehadneverdoubtedthecreedshehadbeentaughtinherchildhood,butshehadthoughtvery[Pg254]littleaboutseriousthings,sinceshewasayounggirl,preparingforherconfirmation,touchedwithgirlishenthusiasm,andverymuchinearnest.Inthesefairspringdays,andinthiscityofmanymemories,allyoungthoughtshadreawakenedinhermind.SheporedoverthefamiliarGospel-stories,andagain,asinthefirstfreshnessofhergirlhood,shesawthesacredfigureoftheRedeemerandTeacherinallthevividlightandcolourofareality,closeathand.Faithstretchedahandacrosstheabyssoftime,andbroughttheoldworldoftheGospel-storyclosetoher;thecloser,becauseshewasinRome,notfarfromthatchurchwhichenshrinestheprintoftheDivinefootstep,whenHewhowasGodandMan,appearedtoHisdisciple,toforeshadowapproachingmartyrdom,toinspirethefortitudeofthemartyr.Yes,althoughtheSaviour'searthlyfeetneverenteredthecity,everyhillandeveryvalleywithinandwithoutthosecrumblingwallshasinterwovenitselfsocloselywiththestoryofHislife—throughtheworkofHissaintsandmartyrs—thatitisnowisestrangeifthescenesandimagesofthesacredstoryseemnearerandmorevividinRomethaninanyotherplaceonearth,notexceptingJerusalem.ItwasfromRome,notfromJerusalem,thattheCrosswentouttotheuttermostendsoftheworld.ItistheearthoftheColosseumandtheBorgothatissteepedinthebloodofthosewhohavediedforChrist.ItwasRomethatruledtheworld,throughthelongnightofbarbarismandfeudalpower,bytheinvincibleforceofHisname.

"Ah,itsoundsmeaninglesstoyou;buttomeitwasfullofmeaning!Theideaofdangertoyouwassointense—soreal.ThecoldsweatofdeadlyfearwasonmyfacewhenIawoke,anditwassomeminutesbeforeIcouldgetmysensesclearofthatghastlyhorror,beforeIcouldrealizewhereIwas,andthatthethingIhadseenwasadream.Thatstonewallseemedstillinfrontofme,andIhadstillthefeelingthatyouwereontheothersideofit,inever-increasingperil."

"Ah,"shereplied,"hewillneverknow— —"

Heresignedhimselftohisdisappointment,talkednomoreofVeniceandthestarlitlagunes,thesummernightsontheLido,andquotednomoreofBuskin'srhapsodies;buthecamemeeklydayafterdaytojoininthefamilyexcursion,whateveritmightbe.Hehadenoughandtospareofecclesiasticalarchitectureandoftheoldmastersduringthosesummer-likemorningsandafternoons.HeheardmorethanenoughofthemadC?sarsandthebadC?sars,ofwickedEmpressesandoflow-bornfavourites,ofdespotismthronedinthepalaceandmurderwaitingatthegate,oftyrannydrunkenwithpowerlongabused,andtreasononthewatchforthegoldenopportunitytochangeoneprofligatemasterforanother,readytotossupforthenew[Pg274]C?sar,andtoacceptthebasestslaveformaster,wouldbebutopentheImperialtreasurywideenoughtothePr?torian'srapacioushands.

"Onlythis—tellyourhusbandthetruth—howeverpainful,howeverhumiliatingtheconfession.Thatwillbeyourbestatonement.ThatisthesacrificewhichwillhelptoreconcileyouwithyourGod.YoucannothopeforGod'sloveandpardonhereafter,ifyouliveanddieasahypocritehere.God'ssaintsweresomeofthemsteepedinthedarknessofguiltbeforetheybecamethechildrenoflight—buttherewasnotoneofthemwhoshrankfromtheconfessionofhissins."

"No,heisanidleman.IdaresaythetimewillcomewhenIshallbeplaguedwithhim,andbealmostobligedtosuggestthatheshouldkeeprace-horses,orgoontheStockExchange,tooccupyhistime.Ihaveheardwomensaythatitisterribletohaveastay-at-homehusband.YetMartinisneverdetrop—butthenMartincanburyhimselfinabook.Hehasnofidgetyways.""Youusedtowritemesuchgoodletters,dearest,sofullofdetail,thatIknewexactlyhowyourdayswerespent,andcouldpictureeveryhourofyourlife:butoflateyourdescriptivepowershaveflagged.IdaresayyougottiredofwritinglongletterstoadulloldfellowinIndia,whocouldneverwriteyouacleverletterinreply.Itmusthaveseemedaone-sidedbusiness?"

"No;thenmychiefvirtuewillbethrownawayuponyou.Areallyoungladiesblue-ribbonitesnowadays,Iwonder?Mrs.Disney,praytellmeyouareinterestedinthechampagnequestion."

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