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【GTJ-023】縄?紅花奴隷まりか

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【GTJ-023】縄?紅花奴隷まりか �


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Asthesombrewheelsofthesixcartsgoround,theyseemtoploughupalongcrookedfurrowamongthepopulaceinthestreets.Ridgesoffacesarethrowntothissideandtothat,andtheploughsgosteadilyonward.Sousedaretheregularinhabitantsofthehousestothespectacle,thatinmanywindowstherearenopeople,andinsometheoccupationofthehandsisnotsomuchassuspended,whiletheeyessurveythefacesinthetumbrils.Hereandthere,theinmatehasvisitorstoseethesight;thenhepointshisfinger,withsomethingofthecomplacencyofacuratororauthorisedexponent,tothiscartandtothis,andseemstotellwhosathereyesterday,andwhotherethedaybefore.Oftheridersinthetumbrils,someobservethesethings,andallthingsontheirlastroadside,withanimpassivestare;others,withalingeringinterestinthewaysoflifeandmen.Some,seatedwithdroopingheads,aresunkinsilentdespair;again,therearesomesoheedfuloftheirlooksthattheycastuponthemultitudesuchglancesastheyhaveseenintheatres,andinpictures.Severalclosetheireyes,andthink,ortrytogettheirstrayingthoughtstogether.Onlyone,andheamiserablecreature,ofacrazedaspect,issoshatteredandmadedrunkbyhorror,thathesings,andtriestodance.Notoneofthewholenumberappealsbylookorgesture,tothepityofthepeople.

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Alicewasbeginningtogetverytiredofsittingbyhersisteronthebank,andofhavingnothingtodo:onceortwiceshehadpeepedintothebookhersisterwasreading,butithadnopicturesorconversationsinit,`andwhatistheuseofabook,'thoughtAlice`withoutpicturesorconversation?'Soshewasconsideringinherownmind(aswellasshecould,forthehotdaymadeherfeelverysleepyandstupid),whetherthepleasureofmakingadaisy-chainwouldbeworththetroubleofgettingupandpickingthedaisies,whensuddenlyaWhiteRabbitwithpinkeyesranclosebyher.TherewasnothingsoVERYremarkableinthat;nordidAlicethinkitsoVERYmuchoutofthewaytoheartheRabbitsaytoitself,`Ohdear!Ohdear!Ishallbelate!'(whenshethoughtitoverafterwards,itoccurredtoherthatsheoughttohavewonderedatthis,butatthetimeitallseemedquitenatural);butwhentheRabbitactuallyTOOKAWATCHOUTOFITSWAISTCOAT-POCKET,andlookedatit,andthenhurriedon,Alicestartedtoherfeet,foritflashedacrosshermindthatshehadneverbeforeseenarabbitwitheitherawaistcoat-pocket,orawatchtotakeoutofit,andburningwithcuriosity,sheranacrossthefieldafterit,andfortunatelywasjustintimetoseeitpopdownalargerabbit-holeunderthehedge.InanothermomentdownwentAliceafterit,neveronceconsideringhowintheworldshewastogetoutagain.Therabbit-holewentstraightonlikeatunnelforsomeway,andthendippedsuddenlydown,sosuddenlythatAlicehadnotamomenttothinkaboutstoppingherselfbeforeshefoundherselffallingdownaverydeepwell.Eitherthewellwasverydeep,orshefellveryslowly,forshehadplentyoftimeasshewentdowntolookaboutherandtowonderwhatwasgoingtohappennext.First,shetriedtolookdownandmakeoutwhatshewascomingto,butitwastoodarktoseeanything;thenshelookedatthesidesofthewell,andnoticedthattheywerefilledwithcupboardsandbook-shelves;hereandthereshesawmapsandpictureshunguponpegs.Shetookdownajarfromoneoftheshelvesasshepassed;itwaslabelled`ORANGEMARMALADE',buttohergreatdisappointmentitwasempty:shedidnotliketodropthejarforfearofkillingsomebody,somanagedtoputitintooneofthecupboardsasshefellpastit.`Well!'thoughtAlicetoherself,`aftersuchafallasthis,Ishallthinknothingoftumblingdownstairs!Howbravethey'llallthinkmeathome!Why,Iwouldn'tsayanythingaboutit,evenifIfelloffthetopofthehouse!'(Whichwasverylikelytrue.)Down,down,down.WouldthefallNEVERcometoanend!`IwonderhowmanymilesI'vefallenbythistime?'shesaidaloud.`Imustbegettingsomewherenearthecentreoftheearth.Letmesee:thatwouldbefourthousandmilesdown,Ithink--'(for,yousee,Alicehadlearntseveralthingsofthissortinherlessonsintheschoolroom,andthoughthiswasnotaVERYgoodopportunityforshowingoffherknowledge,astherewasnoonetolistentoher,stillitwasgoodpracticetosayitover)`--yes,that'sabouttherightdistance--butthenIwonderwhatLatitudeorLongitudeI'vegotto?'(AlicehadnoideawhatLatitudewas,orLongitudeeither,butthoughttheywerenicegrandwordstosay.)Presentlyshebeganagain.`IwonderifIshallfallrightTHROUGHtheearth!Howfunnyit'llseemtocomeoutamongthepeoplethatwalkwiththeirheadsdownward!TheAntipathies,Ithink--'(shewasrathergladthereWASnoonelistening,thistime,asitdidn'tsoundatalltherightword)`--butIshallhavetoaskthemwhatthenameofthecountryis,youknow.Please,Ma'am,isthisNewZealandorAustralia?'(andshetriedtocurtseyasshespoke--fancyCURTSEYINGasyou'refallingthroughtheair!Doyouthinkyoucouldmanageit?)`Andwhatanignorantlittlegirlshe'llthinkmeforasking!No,it'llneverdotoask:perhapsIshallseeitwrittenupsomewhere.'Down,down,down.Therewasnothingelsetodo,soAlicesoonbegantalkingagain.`Dinah'llmissmeverymuchto-night,Ishouldthink!'(Dinahwasthecat.)`Ihopethey'llrememberhersaucerofmilkattea-time.Dinahmydear!Iwishyouweredownherewithme!Therearenomiceintheair,I'mafraid,butyoumightcatchabat,andthat'sverylikeamouse,youknow.Butdocatseatbats,Iwonder?'AndhereAlicebegantogetrathersleepy,andwentonsayingtoherself,inadreamysortofway,`Docatseatbats?Docatseatbats?'andsometimes,`Dobatseatcats?'for,yousee,asshecouldn'tanswereitherquestion,itdidn'tmuchmatterwhichwaysheputit.Shefeltthatshewasdozingoff,andhadjustbeguntodreamthatshewaswalkinghandinhandwithDinah,andsayingtoherveryearnestly,`Now,Dinah,tellmethetruth:didyouevereatabat?'whensuddenly,thump!thump!downshecameuponaheapofsticksanddryleaves,andthefallwasover.Alicewasnotabithurt,andshejumpedupontoherfeetinamoment:shelookedup,butitwasalldarkoverhead;beforeherwasanotherlongpassage,andtheWhiteRabbitwasstillinsight,hurryingdownit.Therewasnotamomenttobelost:awaywentAlicelikethewind,andwasjustintimetohearitsay,asitturnedacorner,`Ohmyearsandwhiskers,howlateit'sgetting!'Shewasclosebehinditwhensheturnedthecorner,buttheRabbitwasnolongertobeseen:shefoundherselfinalong,lowhall,whichwaslitupbyarowoflampshangingfromtheroof.Thereweredoorsallroundthehall,buttheywerealllocked;andwhenAlicehadbeenallthewaydownonesideanduptheother,tryingeverydoor,shewalkedsadlydownthemiddle,wonderinghowshewasevertogetoutagain.Suddenlyshecameuponalittlethree-leggedtable,allmadeofsolidglass;therewasnothingonitexceptatinygoldenkey,andAlice'sfirstthoughtwasthatitmightbelongtooneofthedoorsofthehall;but,alas!eitherthelocksweretoolarge,orthekeywastoosmall,butatanyrateitwouldnotopenanyofthem.However,onthesecondtimeround,shecameuponalowcurtainshehadnotnoticedbefore,andbehinditwasalittledooraboutfifteenincheshigh:shetriedthelittlegoldenkeyinthelock,andtohergreatdelightitfitted!Aliceopenedthedoorandfoundthatitledintoasmallpassage,notmuchlargerthanarat-hole:shekneltdownandlookedalongthepassageintotheloveliestgardenyoueversaw.Howshelongedtogetoutofthatdarkhall,andwanderaboutamongthosebedsofbrightflowersandthosecoolfountains,butshecouldnotevengetherheadthoughthedoorway;`andevenifmyheadwouldgothrough,'thoughtpoorAlice,`itwouldbeofverylittleusewithoutmyshoulders.Oh,howIwishIcouldshutuplikeatelescope!IthinkIcould,ifIonlyknowhowtobegin.'For,yousee,somanyout-of-the-waythingshadhappenedlately,thatAlicehadbeguntothinkthatveryfewthingsindeedwerereallyimpossible.Thereseemedtobenouseinwaitingbythelittledoor,soshewentbacktothetable,halfhopingshemightfindanotherkeyonit,oratanyrateabookofrulesforshuttingpeopleupliketelescopes:thistimeshefoundalittlebottleonit,(`whichcertainlywasnotherebefore,'saidAlice,)androundtheneckofthebottlewasapaperlabel,withthewords`DRINKME'beautifullyprintedonitinlargeletters.Itwasallverywelltosay`Drinkme,'butthewiselittleAlicewasnotgoingtodoTHATinahurry.`No,I'lllookfirst,'shesaid,`andseewhetherit'smarked"poison"ornot';forshehadreadseveralnicelittlehistoriesaboutchildrenwhohadgotburnt,andeatenupbywildbeastsandotherunpleasantthings,allbecausetheyWOULDnotrememberthesimplerulestheirfriendshadtaughtthem:suchas,thatared-hotpokerwillburnyouifyouholdittoolong;andthatifyoucutyourfingerVERYdeeplywithaknife,itusuallybleeds;andshehadneverforgottenthat,ifyoudrinkmuchfromabottlemarked`poison,'itisalmostcertaintodisagreewithyou,soonerorlater.However,thisbottlewasNOTmarked`poison,'soAliceventuredtotasteit,andfindingitverynice,(ithad,infact,asortofmixedflavourofcherry-tart,custard,pine-apple,roastturkey,toffee,andhotbutteredtoast,)sheverysoonfinisheditoff.

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