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“腾讯分分时时彩软件”‘Indeedyoushalldonothingofthesort,’saidshe.‘Itisquiteunnecessary.Iabsolutelyforbidit.’

‘Itwouldberatheragoodthingifyouwentintomymother’sroomandhadyourcupofcoffeethere,’Hughsaid,‘itwouldshowyoupaidnoheedtoherrudespeeches.’

ItwaswithamixtureofcuriosityandannoyancethathesawLordInverbroomwalkingtowardshimalongAlfredRoadwhenhelefttheStoresthatafternoon.ThecuriositywasduetothedesiretoseehowLordInverbroomwouldbehave,whetherhewouldcrossthestreetorcuthimdead;theannoyancearosefromthefactthathecouldnotdeterminehowtobehavehimselfatthisawkwardencounter.Butwhenheobservedthattherewastobenocuttingorcrossingthestreetatall,butperfectcordialityandanoutstretchedhand,itfaintlyandpleasantlyoccurredtohimthat,owingtohisletter,theremightbeforthcominganotherelectionattheClub,witharequestthathewouldsubmithimselftoafurthersuffrage.Thatwouldcertainlyhavepleasedhim,forhehadsufficientrevengefulnessinhischaractertodeclinesuchapropositionwiththanks.

‘IshouldthinkitremarkablyoddiftheywereAlice’stoo,’saidKeeling.

‘Yourfatherwouldlikethat,’sheobserved.To-nightashethoughtoverthis,whenthehourwasquiet,andupstairsAlicekeptvigil,Norah’spresenceseemedtohaunttheroom.Shehadonlybeenhereonce,buthecouldrememberwithsuchdistinctnessthetrivialdetailsofthatafternoon,thathisimaginationgavehimheragain,nowstandingbythebook-shelves,nowseatedinoneofthechairshehadbroughtinthatday,andkeptheresince.Theywouldbeneededagain,hehoped,nextSunday,forwiththearrivaloftheLeonardobookhehadanadequateexcuseforaskingheragain,and,hehoped,anadequatecauseforheracceptance.Thereitlayonthetablestillunopened,andintheclinkingoftheashesinthegrate,andthenight-windthatstirredinthebushesoutside,heheardwiththeinwardearthesoundofhervoice,justawordortwospokenthroughthewind.

Hepausedamoment.

‘Idon’tsayanythingatall,mydear,’hesaid.‘MrSilverdalehassaidittoooften.’

‘I’llseehim,’hesaid.‘Showhimup.’

Hehadgrowntodetestthetimeafterdinnerpassedintheplushy,painteddrawing-room.Hitherto,inalltheseyearsofincreasingprosperity,duringwhichtheconsciouseffortofhisbrainhadbeendirectedtobusinessandmoney-making,hehadnotobjectedaftertheworkofthedaytopassaquiescenthourortwobeforehisearlybedtimegivinghalfaneartohiswife’sbabble,which,withherbrainthickenedwithrefreshment,alwaysreacheditsflood-tideofvolubleincoherencenow,givinghalfaneyetoAlicewithherindustrious{291}needle.Allthetimeavaguesimmerofmercantilemeditationgentlyoccupiedhim;hismind,likesomekitchenfirewiththedamperpushedin,keptitselfjustalight,smoulderedandburnedlow,andAlice’sneedlewasbutlikethebarsofthegrate,andhiswife’sprattlethemildrumbleofwaterintheboiler.Itwasalldomesticandnormal,inaccordancewiththegeneraldestinyofprosperousmeninmiddleage.Indeed,hewasluckierinsomerespectsthantheaverage,fortherehadalwaysbeenforhimhissecretgarden,thehortusinclusus,intowhichneitherhisfamilynorhisbusinessinterestseverentered.Noweventhathadbeeninvaded,Norah’scataloguehadbecometohimthemostpreciousofhisbooks:shewaslikesunshineinhissecretgardenorlikeabitterwind,something,anyhow,thatgotbetweenhimandhisgardenbeds,whilehereinthedrawing-roominthedomestichourafterdinnerthefactofhermadeitselfevenmoreinsistentlyfelt,forsheturnedLadyKeeling’svapidities,towhichhithertohehadbeenimpervious,intoanactivestingingirritation,andevenpoorAlice’sindustriousneedleandtheever-growingpatternofMaltesecrossesonMrSilverdale’sslipperswaslikesomemonotonousrecurringdripofwaterthatsethisnervesonedge.Thiswasaprettystateofmind,hetoldhimself,forahardheadedbusinessmanoffifty,andyetevenaswithalltheforceofresolutionthatwasinhimhetriedtofindsomething{292}inhiswife’sremarksthatcouldawakearelevantreasonablereply,somerebelliousconsciousnessinhisbrainwouldonlyconcernitselfwithcountingonthepinkclockthehoursthatlaybetweenthepresentmomentandnineo’clocknextmorning.AndthenthepinkclockmelodiouslyannouncedontheWestminsterchimethatitwashalfpastten,andAliceputherneedleintothemiddleofthelastMaltesecross,andLadyKeelingwaddledacrosstheroomandtappedthebarometer,whichamarbleDianaheldinherchastehand,toseeiftheweatherpromisedwellforthebazaarto-morrow.Theeveningwasover,andtherewouldnotbeanotherforthenexttwenty-fourhours.

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    Keelingwaitedquitestillforamoment,andthencamebackintohimselffromthebrightplacesintowhichhehadaspired.

     MrsKeelingtriedtorecollectsomethingaboutquarrelsshehadbeenpartyto.Therewasthecaseofthetwolittletiffsshehadhadlatelywithherhusband,oncewhenhehaddistinctlyswornather,oncewhenhehadaskedhersoroughlywhatshemeantwithregardtoherlittlejokeaboutNorahandthecatalogue.Oneofthose,soitsuddenlyseemedtohernow,hadledtoapearl-pendant,whichseemedtoillustrateAlice’stheoryofquarrelsleadingtowarmerattachments.Shehadnotconnectedthetwobefore.ShewonderedwhetherMrsFysonwouldsaythatthatwasveryclevertoo....Shedeterminedtothinkitoverwhenshehadleisure.AtpresentshewastoocuriousaboutAlicetoattendtoit.ButshewouldthinkitoveratBrighton.{223}

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    Hestoodaminuteortwoatthefrontdoor,withbrokenmelodiesfromOmarKhayyamlingeringlikefragmentsofhalf-rememberedtunesinhishead.‘AndThou,besidemesinginginthewilderness,’wasonethatsangitselfagainandagaintohim.Butnoonehadeversungtohiminthewilderness.Thechinkofmoney,theflatteringrustleofbank-noteshadsungtohimintheHighStreet,andhecouldremembercertainardoursofhisearlymanhood,whenthethoughtthatEmmelinewaswaitingforhimathomemadehimhurrybackfromtheestablishmentwhichhadbeenthenucleus-cellwhichhaddevelopedintotheacresofshow-roomsandpassagesthathenowcontrolled.ButEmmeline’spresenceathomenevermadehimarriveathiswork{47}laterthannineo’clocknextmorning.Noemotion,causedeitherbyEmmelineorledger-entries,hadeverdominatedhim:therehadalwaysbeensomethingbeyond,somethingtowhichperhapshisbooksandhisSundayafternoondimlyled.AndtheycouldscarcelyleadanywhereexcepttotheWildernesswherethe‘Thou’yetunencountered,madeParadisewithsinging....Thenwithaswiftandsuddenreturntonormalconsciousness,hebecameawarethatMrsGoodford’sbath-chairwasnolongerdrawnuponthegrassbelowthelarches,andthathemight,withoutriskofbeingworriedagain,beyondtheusualpowerofEmmelinetoworryhim,takehiscupofteainthedrawing-roombeforegoingtoeveningservice.

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    ‘Willyouforgiveme?’shesaid.‘Iadoredthatmomentwhenyournamewasannounced.Ifeltsoproudofservingyou.’

     

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    ‘Yes,there’sananswer,’hesaid,anddictated.

     ‘You’vegottocarrythemoutalone.Setyourselftodothem,mydear.Don’tleaveoutone.That’sthething.Makeyourselfbusy:occupyyourself.’

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    MrsKeelingpaused,layingdownonherplatethepieceofmeringuewhichwasactuallyenrouteforhermouth.

     ‘Wegotogetherthen,’hesaid,buttherewasnoconvictioninhisvoice.Itwasbutadespairing,drowningcry.

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