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【MDP-103】淫夢~つかのまの幸せ~ひなこ

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-17 03:09:28
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【MDP-103】淫夢~つかのまの幸せ~ひなこ �


Cliffordwasalmostmorbidlysensitiveaboutthesestories.Hewantedeveryonetothinkthemgood,ofthebest,neplusultra.Theyappearedinthemostmodernmagazines,andwerepraisedandblamedasusual.ButtoCliffordtheblamewastorture,likeknivesgoadinghim.Itwasasifthewholeofhisbeingwereinhisstories.

`Unlessyoulikeit,ofcourse!'saidherfatherhastily.ToCliffordhesaidthesame,whenthetwomenwerealone:`I'mafraiditdoesn'tquitesuitConnietobeademi-vierge.'

Connie'sfather,wherehepaidaflyingvisittoWragby,andinprivatetohisdaughter:AsforClifford'swriting,it'ssmart,butthere'snothinginit.Itwon'tlast!ConnielookedattheburlyScottishknightwhohaddonehimselfwellallhislife,andhereyes,herbig,still-wonderingblueeyesbecamevague.Nothinginit!Whatdidhemeanbynothinginit?Ifthecriticspraisedit,andClifford'snamewasalmostfamous,anditevenbroughtinmoney...whatdidherfathermeanbysayingtherewasnothinginClifford'swriting?Whatelsecouldtherebe?

ConnieandCliffordhadnowbeennearlytwoyearsatWragby,livingtheirvaguelifeofabsorptioninCliffordandhiswork.Theirinterestshadneverceasedtoflowtogetheroverhiswork.Theytalkedandwrestledinthethroesofcomposition,andfeltasifsomethingwerehappening,reallyhappening,reallyinthevoid.

`Oh,quite!You'vegottogetin.Youcandonothingifyouarekeptoutside.You'vegottobeatyourwayin.Onceyou'vedonethat,youcan'thelpit.'

Itwasjustrestlessness.Shewouldrushoffacrossthepark,abandonClifford,andlieproneinthebracken.Togetawayfromthehouse...shemustgetawayfromthehouseandeverybody.Theworkwasheronerefuge,hersanctuary.

CliffordprofessedtolikeWragbybetterthanLondon.Thiscountryhadagrimwillofitsown,andthepeoplehadguts.Conniewonderedwhatelsetheyhad:certainlyneithereyesnorminds.Thepeoplewereashaggard,shapeless,anddrearyasthecountryside,andasunfriendly.Onlytherewassomethingintheirdeep-mouthedslurringofthedialect,andthethresh-threshoftheirhob-nailedpit-bootsastheytrailedhomeingangsontheasphaltfromwork,thatwasterribleandabitmysterious.

`Withoutthespots,ofcourse!'saidClifford.

Yethewasabsolutelydependentonher,heneededhereverymoment.Bigandstrongashewas,hewashelpless.Hecouldwheelhimselfaboutinawheeledchair,andhehadasortofbath-chairwithamotorattachment,inwhichhecouldpuffslowlyroundthepark.Butalonehewaslikealostthing.HeneededConnietobethere,toassurehimheexistedatall.


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