Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 51 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 51 Troubles Never Come Alone Molly had her out-of-door things on and she crept away as she was bidden she lifted her heavy weight of heart and body along till she came to a field not so very far off - where she had sought the comfort of loneliness ever since she was a child and there under the hedge-bank she sate down burying her face in her hands and quivering all over as she thought of Cynthia s misery that she might not try to touch or assuage. She never knew how long she sate there but it was long past lunch-time when once again she stole up to her room. The door opposite was open wide - Cynthia had quitted the chamber. Molly arranged her dress and went down into the drawing-room. Cynthia and her mother sate there in the stern repose of an armed neutrality. Cynthia s face looked made of stone for colour and rigidity but she was netting away as if nothing unusual had occurred. Not so Mrs Gibson her face bore evident marks of tears and she looked up and greeted Molly s entrance with a faint smiling notice. Cynthia went on as though she had never heard the opening of the door or felt the approaching sweep of Molly s dress. Molly took up a book - not to read but to have the semblance of some employment which should not necessitate conversation. There was no measuring the duration of the silence that ensued. Molly grew to fancy it was some old enchantment that weighed upon their tongues and kept them still. At length Cynthia spoke but she had to begin again before her words came clear - I wish you both to know that henceforward all is at an end between me and Roger Hamley. Molly s book went down upon her knees with open eyes and lips she strove to draw in Cynthia s meaning. Mrs Gibson spoke querulously as if injured - I could have understood this if it had happened three months ago - when you were in London but now it s just nonsense Cynthia and you know you don t mean it Cynthia did not reply nor did the resolute look .