Wives and Daughters ELIZABETH GASKELL CHAPTER 54-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 54-p1 Molly Gibson s Worth Is Discovered Mr Gibson came in rubbing his hands after his frosty ride. Molly judged from the look in his eye that he had been fully informed of the present state of things at the Hall by some one. But he simply went up to and greeted the squire and waited to hear what was said to him. The squire was fumbling at the taper on the writing-table and before he answered much he lighted it and signing to his friend to follow him he went softly to the sofa and showed him the sleeping child taking the utmost care not to arouse it by flare or sound. Well this is a fine young gentleman said Mr Gibson returning to the fire rather sooner than the squire expected. And you ve got the mother here I understand. Mrs Osborne Hamley as we must call her poor thing It s a sad coming home to her. for I hear she knew nothing of his death. He spoke without exactly addressing any one so that either Molly or the squire might answer as they liked. The squire said - Yes She has felt it a terrible shock. She s upstairs in the best bedroom. I should like you to see her Gibson if she ll let you. We must do our duty by her for my poor lad s sake. I wish he could have seen his boy lying there I do. I daresay it preyed on him to have to keep it all to himself. He might ha known me though. He might ha known my bark was waur than my bite. It s all over now though and God forgive me if I was too sharp. I m punished now. Molly grew impatient on the mother s behalf. Papa I feel as if she was very ill perhaps worse than we think. Will you go and see her at once Mr Gibson followed her upstairs and the squire came too thinking that he would do his duty now and even feeling some self-satisfaction at conquering his desire to stay with the child. They went into the room where she had been taken. She lay quite still in the same position as at first. Her eyes were open and tearless fixed on the wall. Mr Gibson spoke to her but she did not