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【MIBD-287】痴女100人8時間

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-26 07:30:47
Typefacelarge in Small

【MIBD-287】痴女100人8時間 �


'Whatforeigncountrywashegoingto,Bessie?'

'Ayoungladyaccustomedtotuition'(hadInotbeenateachertwoyears?)'isdesirousofmeetingwithasituationinaprivatefamilywherethechildrenareunderfourteen'(IthoughtthatasIwasbarelyeighteen,itwouldnotdotoundertaketheguidanceofpupilsnearermyownage).'SheisqualifiedtoteachtheusualbranchesofagoodEnglisheducation,togetherwithFrench,Drawing,andMusic'(inthosedays,reader,thisnownarrowcatalogueofaccomplishments,wouldhavebeenheldtolerablycomprehensive).

'Iamafraidyouaredisappointedinme,Bessie.'Isaidthislaughing:IperceivedthatBessie'sglance,thoughitexpressedregard,didinnoshapedenoteadmiration.

IsmiledatBessie'sfrankanswer:Ifeltthatitwascorrect,butIconfessIwasnotquiteindifferenttoitsimport:ateighteenmostpeoplewishtoplease,andtheconvictionthattheyhavenotanexteriorlikelytosecondthatdesirebringsanythingbutgratification.

'Missislooksstoutandwellenoughintheface,butIthinkshe'snotquiteeasyinhermind:Mr.John'sconductdoesnotpleaseher-hespendsadealofmoney.'

'YoumustenclosetheadvertisementandthemoneytopayforitunderacoverdirectedtotheeditoroftheHerald;youmustputit,thefirstopportunityyouhave,intothepostatLowton;answersmustbeaddressedtoJ.E.,atthepost-officethere;youcangoandinquireinaboutaweekafteryousendyourletter,ifanyarecome,andactaccordingly.'

'Thecarrier,nodoubt,'Ithought,andrandownstairswithoutinquiry.Iwaspassingtheback-parlourorteachers'sitting-room,thedoorofwhichwashalfopen,togotothekitchen,whensomeoneranout-

'Ayoungladyaccustomedtotuition'(hadInotbeenateachertwoyears?)'isdesirousofmeetingwithasituationinaprivatefamilywherethechildrenareunderfourteen'(IthoughtthatasIwasbarelyeighteen,itwouldnotdotoundertaketheguidanceofpupilsnearermyownage).'SheisqualifiedtoteachtheusualbranchesofagoodEnglisheducation,togetherwithFrench,Drawing,andMusic'(inthosedays,reader,thisnownarrowcatalogueofaccomplishments,wouldhavebeenheldtolerablycomprehensive).

'Sohewent?'


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