Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 56 Đây là một tác phẩm anh ngữ nổi tiếng với những từ vựng nâng cao chuyên ngành văn chương. Nhằm giúp các bạn yêu thich tiếng anh luyện tập và củng cố thêm kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh . | Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 56 Off With The Old Love And On With The New. The next morning saw Mrs Gibson in a much more contented frame of mind. She had written and posted her letter and the next thing was to keep Cynthia in what she called a reasonable state or in other words to try and cajole her into docility. But it was so much labour lost. Cynthia had already received a letter from Mr Henderson before she came down to breakfast - a declaration of love a proposal of marriage as clear as words could make it together with an intimation that unable to wait for the slow delays of the post he was going to follow her down to Hollingford and would arrive at the same time that she had done herself on the previous day. Cynthia said nothing about this letter to any one. She came late into the breakfast-room after Mr and Mrs Gibson had finished the actual business of the meal but her unpunctuality was quite accounted for by the fact that she had been travelling all the night before. Molly was not as yet strong enough to get up so early. Cynthia hardly spoke and did not touch her food. Mr Gibson went about his daily business and Cynthia and her mother were left alone. My dear said Mrs Gibson you are not eating your breakfast as you should do. I am afraid our meals seem very plain and homely to you after those in Hyde Park Street No said Cynthia I am not hungry that s all. If we were as rich as your uncle I should feel it to be both a duty and a pleasure to keep an elegant table but limited means are a sad clog to one s wishes. I don t suppose that work as he will Mr Gibson can earn more than he does at present while the capabilities of the law are boundless. Lord Chancellor Titles as well as fortune Cynthia was almost too much absorbed in her own reflections to reply but she did say - Hundreds of briefless barristers. Take the other side mamma. Well but I have noticed that many of these have private fortunes. Perhaps. Mamma I expect Mr Henderson will .