2009年04月29日

第8章 きんぽうげの花の道

パーカー邸では、子供たちがウォールターをからかい始めます。

"I heard Mom say you believed in fairies," Andy said, leering impudently.

Walter gazed levelly at him. He was not going to be downed before Alice.

"There are fairies," he said stoutly.

"There ain't," said Andy.

"There are," said Walter.

It was torture to Walter, who had never been made fun of before and couldn't take it. He bit his lips to keep the tears back. He must not cry before Alice.

   leering  adj.  横目を使う、 いやらしい目つきの

   impudently  adv. 厚かましく

   gaze levelly at  真直ぐに〜を見据える

   down  vt.  打ち負かす

       Ex. He downed his opponent with one punch.

                    彼は相手を一髪のパンチで倒した。

   stoutly adv.  断固として

 

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