Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 50-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 50-p1 Cynthia At Bay Mrs Gibson was slow in recovering her strength after the influenza and before she was well enough to accept Lady Harriet s invitation to the Towers Cynthia came home from London. If Molly had thought her manner of departure was scarcely as affectionate and considerate as it might have been - if such a thought had crossed Molly s fancy for an instant she was repentant for it as soon as ever Cynthia returned and the girls met together face to face with all the old familiar affection going upstairs to the drawing-room with their arms round each other s waists and sitting there together hand in hand. Cynthia s whole manner was more quiet than it had been when the weight of her unpleasant secret rested on her mind and made her alternately despondent or flighty. After all said Cynthia there s a look of home about these rooms which is very pleasant. But I wish I could see you looking stronger mammal that s the only unpleasant thing. Molly why didn t you send for me I wanted to do began Molly. But I wouldn t let her said Mrs Gibson. You were much better in London than here for you could have done me no good and your letters were very agreeable to read and now Helen is better and I m nearly well and you ve come home just at the right time for everybody is full of the Charity Ball. But we are not going this year mamma said Cynthia decidedly. It is on the 25th isn t it and I m sure you ll never be well enough to take us. You really seem determined to make me out worse than I am child said Mrs Gibson rather querulously she being one of those who when their malady is only trifling exaggerate it but when it is really of some consequence are unwilling to sacrifice any pleasures by acknowledging it. It was well for her in this instance that her husband had wisdom and authority enough to forbid her going to this ball on which she had set her heart but the consequence of his prohibition was an increase of domestic .