Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 57-p2 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 57-p2 So Cynthia came in and demurely received the very proper present and the equally correct congratulations without testifying any very great delight or gratitude at either for she was quite quick enough to detect that there was no great afflux. of affection accompanying either. But when she heard her mother quickly recapitulating all the details of the plan for Molly Cynthia s eyes did sparkle with gladness and almost to Lady Harriet s surprise she thanked her as if she had conferred a personal favour upon her Cynthia. Lady Harriet saw too that in a very quiet way she had taken Molly s hand and was holding it all the time as if loth to think of their approaching separation - somehow she and Lady Harriet were brought nearer together by this little action than they had ever been before. If Molly had hoped that her father might have raised some obstacles to the project she was disappointed. But indeed she did not when she perceived how he seemed to feel that by placing her under the care of Lady Harriet and Parkes he should be relieved from anxiety and how he spoke of this change of air and scene as being the very thing he had been wishing to secure for her country air and absence of excitement as this would be for the only other place where he could have secured her these advantages and at the same time sent her as an invalid was to Hamley Hall and he dreaded the associations there with the beginning of her present illness. So Molly was driven off in state the next day leaving her own home all in confusion with the assemblage of boxes and trunks in the hall and all the other symptoms of the approaching departure of the family for London and the wedding. All the morning Cynthia had been with her in her room attending to the arrangement of Molly s clothes instructing her what to wear with what and rejoicing over the pretty smartnesses which having been prepared for her as bridesmaid were now to serve as adornments for .