TAILIEUCHUNG - Stories About Children Every Child Can Read CHARLES DICKENS C6

Stories About Children Every Child Can Read CHARLES DICKENS Little Nell 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 . | Stories About Children Every Child Can Read CHARLES DICKENS Little Nell THE house where little Nell and her grandfather lived was one of those places where old and curious things were kept one of those old houses which seem to crouch in odd corners of the town and to hide their musty treasures from the public eye in jealousy and distrust. There were suits of mail standing like ghosts in armor here and there curious carvings brought from monkish cloisters rusty weapons of various kinds distorted figures in china and wood and iron and ivory tapestry and strange furniture that might have been designed in dreams and in the old dark dismal rooms there lived alone together the man and a child--his grandchild Little Nell. Solitary and dull as was her life the innocent and cheerful spirit of the child found happiness in all things and through the dim rooms of the old curiosity shop Little Nell went singing moving with gay and lightsome step. But gradually over the old man whom she so tenderly loved there stole a sad change. He became thoughtful sad and wretched. He had no sleep or rest but that which he took by day in his easy-chair for every night and all night long he was away from home. To the child it seemed that her grandfather s love for her increased even with the hidden grief by which she saw him struck down. And to see him sorrowful and not to know the cause of his sorrow to see him growing pale and weak under his trouble of mind so weighed upon her gentle spirit that at times she felt as though her heart must break. At last the time came when the old man s feeble frame could bear up no longer against his hidden care. A raging fever seized him and as he lay delirious or insensible through many weeks Nell learned that the house which sheltered them was theirs no longer that in the future they would be very poor that they would scarcely have bread to eat. At length the old man began to mend but his mind was weakened. He would sit for hours together with Nell s small

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