Form of European Refinement『#2_カンタヴィルの幽霊』和訳



The Canterville Ghost
Original and Japanese translation

“Well, so does the family doctor for that matter, Lord Canterville.

The Canterville Ghost


But there is no such thing, sir, as a ghost, and I guess the laws of Nature are not going to be suspended for the British aristocracy.”

The Canterville Ghost


“You are certainly very natural in America,” answered Lord Canterville, who did not quite understand Mr. Otis's last observation, “and if you don't mind a ghost in the house, it is all right.

The Canterville Ghost


Only you must remember I warned you.”

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A few weeks after this, the purchase was concluded, and at the close of the season the Minister and his family went down to Canterville Chase.

The Canterville Ghost


Mrs. Otis, who, as Miss Lucretia R. Tappan, of West 53d Street, had been a celebrated New York belle, was now a very handsome, middle-aged woman, with fine eyes, and a superb profile.

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Many American ladies on leaving their native land adopt an appearance of chronic ill-health, under the impression that it is a form of European refinement, but Mrs. Otis had never fallen into this error.

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She had a magnificent constitution, and a really wonderful amount of animal spirits.

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Reference : The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde(project gutenberg)
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