Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 41-p1 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 41-p1 Gathering Clouds Mrs Gibson came back full of rose-coloured accounts of London. Lady Cumnor had been gracious and affectionate so touched by my going up to see her so soon after her return to England Lady Harriet charming and devoted to her old governess Lord Cumnor just like his dear usual hearty self and as for the Kirkpatricks no Lord Chancellor s house was ever grander than theirs and the silk gown of the . had floated over housemaids and footmen. Cynthia too was so much admired and as for her dress Mrs Kirkpatrick had showered down ball-dresses and wreaths and pretty bonnets and mantles like a fairy godmother. Mr Gibson s poor present of ten pounds shrank into very small dimensions compared with all this munificence. And they re so fond of her I don t know when we shall have her back was Mrs Gibson s winding-up sentence. And now Molly what have you and papa been doing Very gay you sounded in your letter. I had not time to read it in London so I put it in my pocket and read it in the coach coming home. But my dear child you do look so old-fashioned with your gown made all tight and your hair all tumbling about in curls. Curls are quite gone out. We must do your hair differently she continued trying to smooth Molly s black waves into straightness. I sent Cynthia an African letter said Molly timidly. Did you hear anything of what was in it Oh yes poor child It made her very uneasy I think she said she did not feel inclined to go to Mr Rawson s ball which was on that night and for which Mrs Kirkpatrick had given her the ball-dress. But there really was nothing for her to fidget herself about. Roger only said he had had another touch of fever but was better when he wrote. He says every European has to be acclimatized by fever in that part of Abyssinia where he is. And did she go asked Molly. Yes to be sure. It is not an engagement and if it were it is not acknowledged. Fancy her going and saying A young man .