"Chrissy, Chrissy," he said, "I must go. I dare not trust myself to speak," and he left her standing on the door-step. I only knew of one thing at which she professes to be shocked. It is that her son Tom and his wife Topsy are teaching the baby to swear. 鈥淥h! it鈥檚 too dreadful awful,鈥?she exclaimed; 鈥淚 don鈥檛 know the meaning of the words, but I tell him he鈥檚 a drunken sot.鈥?I believe the old woman in reality rather likes it. 鈥淚t is serious?鈥? Turning over the leaves of her well-worn Bible, Chrissy read from the second chapter of Ecclesiastes the following words: I got her into a cab with me, and we went off to the police station. She talked without ceasing. 一本道av不卡免费播放. Corinna took her vacated chair. But to return to my story. When Ernest got to the top of the street and looked back, he saw the grimy, sullen walls of his prison filling up the end of it. He paused for a minute or two. 鈥淭here,鈥?he said to himself, 鈥淚 was hemmed in by bolts which I could see and touch; here I am barred by others which are none the less real -poverty and ignorance of the world. It was no part of my business to try to break the material bolts of iron and escape from prison, but now that I am free I must surely seek to break these others.鈥? She ventured more than once or twice to return to the subject of her sins, and implored Theobald to make quite sure that they were forgiven her. She hinted that she considered his professional reputation was at stake; it would never do for his own wife to fail in securing at any rate a pass. This was touching Theobald on a tender spot; he winced and rejoined with an impatient toss of the head, 鈥淏ut, Christina, they are forgiven you鈥? and then he entrenched himself in a firm but dignified manner behind the Lord鈥檚 Prayer. When he rose he left the room, but called Ernest out to say that he could not wish it prolonged.