Then I turned back to the cliffs behind me. Yes! they ere there too,dimmer by reason of the shadows, but there for certain, from thesnowfields far above down, down--good Heavens! to the very level whereI stood. There was one of them not ten yards away half in and half out ofthe ice wall, and setting my teeth I walked over and examined him. Andthere was another further in behind as I peered into the clear blue depth,another behind that one, another behind him--just like cherries in a jelly.
"Where Beauty, Mrs. Gunton-Cresswell," I responded, cutting it, as though mutton, thick, "teaches e'en the humblest visitor the reigning Muse's art."
This he had probably repeated forty times, and each time it had probably been received with the same mixture of doubt and curiosity which now held the lengthy procession in check.详情 ➢
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