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【VNDS-807】月刊悦楽夫人

Source global Wall Street Journal     time 2020-02-18 21:51:04
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【VNDS-807】月刊悦楽夫人 �


ThenZava,observingTerrywithhergravesweetsmile,quotedbackathim:"RatherhardonThomas,isn'tit?Dotheyenjoyit--livingwithoutmates?Areyourdogsasuniformlyhealthyandsweet-temperedasourcats?"

Thatwasabouttwothousandyearsago.

"Andsoldiers,"Iadded,drawingamilitaryhatwithplumes.

Itwasafact.I'dneverseensuchcats,exceptinafewrareinstances.Big,handsomesilkythings,friendlywitheveryoneanddevotedlyattachedtotheirspecialowners.

Butthissuccessionofmisfortuneswastoomuchforthoseinfuriatedvirgins.Thereweremanyofthem,andbutfewofthesewould-bemasters,sotheyoungwomen,insteadofsubmitting,roseinsheerdesperationandslewtheirbrutalconquerors.

"Youmusthaveaheartbreakingtimedrowningkittens,"wesuggested.Buttheysaid,"Oh,no!Youseewecareforthemasyoudoforyourvaluablecattle.Thefathersarefewcomparedtothemothers,justafewveryfineonesineachtown;theylivequitehappilyinwalledgardensandthehousesoftheirfriends.Buttheyonlyhaveamatingseasononceayear."

Itisnouseformetotrytopieceoutthisaccountwithadventures.Ifthepeoplewhoreaditarenotinterestedintheseamazingwomenandtheirhistory,theywillnotbeinterestedatall.

Speakingofburyingthedead,IwillsetdownwhileIthinkofit,thattheyhadadoptedcremationinaboutthethirteenthcentury,forthesamereasonthattheyhadleftoffraisingcattle--theycouldnotsparetheroom.Theyweremuchsurprisedtolearnthatwewerestillburying--askedourreasonsforit,andweremuchdissatisfiedwithwhatwegave.Wetoldthemofthebeliefintheresurrectionofthebody,andtheyaskedifourGodwasnotaswellabletoresurrectfromashesasfromlongcorruption.Wetoldthemofhowpeoplethoughtitrepugnanttohavetheirlovedonesburn,andtheyaskedifitwaslessrepugnanttohavethemdecay.Theywereinconvenientlyreasonable,thosewomen.

ThereyouhavethestartofHerland!Onefamily,alldescendedfromonemother!Shelivedtoahundredyearsold;livedtoseeherhundredandtwenty-fivegreat-granddaughtersborn;livedasQueen-Priestess-Motherofthemall;anddiedwithanoblerprideandafullerjoythanperhapsanyhumansoulhaseverknown--shealonehadfoundedanewrace!


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