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【RAGI-016】LOVEDOLLいつき百式

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-17 21:12:57
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【RAGI-016】LOVEDOLLいつき百式 �


Thiscountryhadnoothercountrytomeasureitselfby--savethefewpoorsavagesfarbelow,withwhomtheyhadnocontact.

"Idon'tunderstand,"shesaidquitesweetly."Arethewomeninyourcountrysoweakthattheycouldnotcarrysuchathingasthat?"

"Wecan'texpectthemtowanttogowithus--yet,"saidTerrysagely."Waitabit,boys.We'vegottotake'emontheirownterms--ifatall."This,inruefulreminiscenceofhisrepeatedfailures.

"Doesitwork?"askedAlima,inherkeen,swiftway."Doallmeninallcountriescarryeverything?Orisitonlyinyours?"

Theylovedtheircountrybecauseitwastheirnursery,playground,andworkshop--theirsandtheirchildren's.Theywereproudofitasaworkshop,proudoftheirrecordofever-increasingefficiency;theyhadmadeapleasantgardenofit,averypracticallittleheaven;butmostofalltheyvaluedit--andhereitishardforustounderstandthem--asaculturalenvironmentfortheirchildren.

Herewehadtheadvantageofoursmallpersonalexperiencewiththosethreefleetforestgirls;andthatservedtodrawustogether.

Shelookedoutacrossthefieldstowheresomewomenwereworking,buildinganewbitofwalloutoflargestones;lookedbackatthenearesttownwithitswoman-builthouses;downatthesmooth,hardroadwewerewalkingon;andthenatthelittlebaskethehadtakenfromher.

"Itisaconvention,"hesaid."Weassumethatmotherhoodisasufficientburden--thatmenshouldcarryalltheothers."

Tothesewomenwecame,filledwiththeideas,convictions,traditions,ofourculture,andundertooktorouseinthemtheemotionswhich--tous--seemedproper.


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