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Уголок Школьника
Слушая аудиокниги
Самый трагический диалог мировой литературы - это, конечно, вот это:

She had risen; and now at last a fear assailed him. "What is it?" he cried, shrinking.

"I will turn up the light," she said, "and then you can see for yourself."

For almost the only time in his life that I know of, Peter was afraid. "Don't turn up the light," he cried.

She let her hands play in the hair of the tragic boy. She was not a little girl heart-broken about him; she was a grown woman smiling at it all, but they were wet eyed smiles.

Then she turned up the light, and Peter saw. He gave a cry of pain; and when the tall beautiful creature stooped to lift him in her arms he drew back sharply.

"What is it?" he cried again.

She had to tell him.

"I am old, Peter. I am ever so much more than twenty. I grew up long ago."

"You promised not to!"

"I couldn't help it. I am a married woman, Peter."

"No, you're not."

"Yes, and the little girl in the bed is my baby."

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trurle From: trurle Date: July 6th, 2014 05:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
Диззи, небось, Гиллеспи даже во сне не снится.
Дети, небось, по дому носятся как слоны.
То-то была бы скука - в это во все явиться:
здравствуйте, вот и я, мол. Только что, мол, с луны.
xgrbml From: xgrbml Date: July 7th, 2014 06:37 am (UTC) (Link)
From: vinopivets Date: August 18th, 2014 12:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
До 120-ти в здоровье и радости!
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