Little Huntsmen『#44_カンタヴィルの幽霊』



The Canterville Ghost
Original and Japanese translation

Virginia made no answer, and the ghost wrung his hands in wild despair as he looked down at her bowed golden head.

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Suddenly she stood up, very pale, and with a strange light in her eyes.

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"I am not afraid," she said firmly, "and I will ask the angel to have mercy on you."

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He rose from his seat with a faint cry of joy, and taking her hand bent over it with old-fashioned grace and kissed it.

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His fingers were as cold as ice, and his lips burned like fire, but Virginia did not falter, as he led her across the dusky room.

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On the faded green tapestry were broidered little huntsmen.

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They blew their tasselled horns and with their tiny hands waved to her to go back.

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"Go back! little Virginia," they cried, "go back!" but the ghost clutched her hand more tightly, and she shut her eyes against them.

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Reference : The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde(project gutenberg)
English – Japanese parallel text, handwriting-based foreign language learning


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