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【DPRE-014】PremiumMaiKuramoto

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【DPRE-014】PremiumMaiKuramoto �


Shesawaverybrilliantlittlemoonshiningabovetheafterglowovertheoaks.Quicklyshegotupandarrangedherselfshewastidy.Thenshewenttothedoorofthehut.

Thekeeper,squattingbesideher,wasalsowatchingwithanamusedfacetheboldlittlebirdinherhands.Suddenlyhesawatearfallontoherwrist.

`Nothing---acold!Thelastpneumonialeftmewithacough,butit'snothing.'

`Whatrestofthings?'shesaid.

Shelaughed.Theywereatthegatetothepark.Heopeneditforher.

`Thurty-sixsofar!'hesaid.`Notbad!'

Hestoodbackandwatchedhergoingintothedark,againstthepallorofthehorizon.Almostwithbitternesshewatchedhergo.Shehadconnectedhimupagain,whenhehadwantedtobealone.Shehadcosthimthatbitterprivacyofamanwhoatlastwantsonlytobealone.

Hestoodbackandwatchedhergoingintothedark,againstthepallorofthehorizon.Almostwithbitternesshewatchedhergo.Shehadconnectedhimupagain,whenhehadwantedtobealone.Shehadcosthimthatbitterprivacyofamanwhoatlastwantsonlytobealone.

Hethoughtwithinfinitetendernessofthewoman.Poorforlornthing,shewasnicerthansheknew,andoh!somuchtooniceforthetoughlotshewasincontactwith.Poorthing,shetoohadsomeofthevulnerabilityofthewildhyacinths,shewasn'talltoughrubber-goodsandplatinum,likethemoderngirl.Andtheywoulddoherin!Assureaslife,theywoulddoherin,astheydoinallnaturallytenderlife.Tender!Somewhereshewastender,tenderwithatendernessofthegrowinghyacinths,somethingthathasgoneoutofthecelluloidwomenoftoday.Buthewouldprotectherwithhisheartforalittlewhile.Foralittlewhile,beforetheinsentientironworldandtheMammonofmechanizedgreeddidthembothin,heraswellashim.


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