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title:Die Verwandlung (Henshin)
author:Kafka, Franz (translator: Harada, Yoshito)
date:1915 (1960)
source:Kafka Zenshu; Aozora Bunko (http://www.aozora.gr.jp/cards/001235/card49866.html)
genre:fiction
subcorpus:Aozora Bunko
terms of use:Creative Commons license


 1henshin
 2DIEVERWANDLUNG
 3furantsu_ cdot_ -kafuka
 4FranzKafka
 5harada-yoshito yaku
 6aru asa , guregooru_ cdot_ -zamu-za ga kigakari na yume kara mezame ta toki , jibun ga beddo no ue de ip piki no kyodai na dokumushi ni kawat te shimat te iru no ni kizui ta .
 7kare wa kookaku no yoo ni katai senaka o shita ni shi te yokotawari , atama o sukoshi ageru to , nan bon mo no yumigata no suji ni wakare te konmori to moriagat te iru jibun no chairo no hara ga mie ta .
 8hara no moriagari no ue ni wa , kake-buton ga sukkari zuriochi soo ni nat te , mada yatto mochikotae te i ta .
 9fudan no ooki-sa ni kuraberu to nasakenai kurai kabosoi takusan no ashi ga jibun no me no mae ni shonbori to hikat te i ta .
 10‘ ore wa doo shi ta no daroo ? ’ to , kare wa omot ta .
 11yume de wa nakat ta .
 12jibun no heya , sukoshi chiisa sugiru ga matomo na heya ga , yoku shit te iru yot tsu no kabe no aida ni at ta .
 13teeburu no ue ni wa nunoji no mihon ga tsutsumi o toi te hiroge rare te i ta ga -- zamu-za wa tabi-mawari no seerusuman dat ta -- , sono teeburu no joohoo no kabe ni wa shashin ga kakat te iru .
 14sore wa kare ga tsui sakigoro aru gurafu-zasshi kara kiritori , kirei na kinbuchi no gaku ni ire ta mono dat ta .
 15utsut te iru no wa hitori no fujin de , kegawa no booshi to kegawa no erimaki to o tsuke , karada o kichinto okoshi , hiji made suppori kakure te shimau omo soo na kegawa no mafu o , miru mono no hoo ni mukat te kakage te i ta .
 16guregooru no shisen wa tsugi ni mado e muke rare ta .
 17in'utsu na tenki wa -- amadare ga madowaku no buriki o ut te iru oto ga kikoe ta -- kare o sukkari yuuutsu ni shi ta .
 18‘ moo sukoshi nemuri tsuzuke te , bakabakashii koto wa minna wasure te shimat tara , doo daroo ’ to , kangae ta ga , zenzen soo wa ika nakat ta .
 19to-iu-no-wa , kare wa migishita de nemuru shuukan dat ta ga , kono ima no jootai de wa soo-iu shisei o toru koto wa deki nai .
 20ikura chikara o kome te migishita ni naro o to shi te mo , itsu de-mo aomuke no shisei ni modot te shimau no da .
 21hyak kai mo sore o kokoromi , ryoome o toji te jibun no mozomozo ugoi te iru takusan no ashi o mi nai de mo sumu yoo ni shi te i ta ga , wakibara ni kore made mada kanji ta koto no nai yoo na karui dontsuu o kanji hajime ta toki ni , yatto sonna koto o yaru no wa yame ta .
 22‘ aa , nan to-iu hone no oreru shokugyoo o ore wa eran de shimat ta n daroo ’ to , kare wa omot ta .
 23‘ mainichi , mainichi , tabi ni de te iru no da .
 24jibun no tochi de no honrai no shoobai ni-oke-ru yori-mo , shoobai-joo no shinkei no tsukare wa zutto ookii shi , sono ue , tabi no kuroo to-iu mono ga kakat te iru .
 25kisha no norikae-renraku , fu-kisoku de somatsu na shokuji , tae-zu aite ga kawat te nagatsuzuki se zu , kesshite kokoro kara uchitoke au yoo na koto no nai hito-zukiai .
 26mattaku imaimashii koto da ! ’
 27kare wa hara no ue ni karui kayumi o kanji , atama o motto yoku motageru koto ga dekiru yoo ni aomuke no mama karada o yukkuri to beddo no hashira no hoo e zurase , karada no kayui basho o mitsuke ta .
 28sono basho wa chiisana shiroi hanten dake ni oowa re te i te , sono hanten ga nani de aru no ka handan o kudasu koto wa deki nakat ta .
 29soko-de , ip pon no ashi de sono basho ni sawaro o to shi ta ga , sugu ni ashi o hikkome ta .
 30sawat tara , karada ni samuke ga shi ta no da .
 31kare wa mata izen no shisei ni modot ta .
 32‘ kono hayaoki to-iu no wa ’ to , kare wa omot ta ,
 33‘ ningen o mattaku usu-baka ni shi te shimau no da .
 34ningen wa nemuri o mota nakere ba nara nai .
 35hoka no seerusuman-tachi wa marude haremu no onna-tachi no yoo na seikatsu o shi te iru .
 36tatoeba ore ga mada gozen-chuu ni yado e modot te ki te , tot te ki ta chuumon o kakitome yoo to suru to , yatto ano renchuu wa chooshoku no teeburu ni tsui te iru tokoro da .
 37sonna koto o yat tara ore no tenshu ga nan-te iu ka , mi tai mono da .
 38ore wa sugusama kubi ni nat te shimau daroo .
 39tokoro-de , sonna koto o yaru no ga ore ni-tot-te anmari ii koto de nai ka-doo-ka , dare ni da-tte wakari wa shi nai .
 40ryooshin no tame ni sonna koto o hikae te iru no de nakere ba , moo tokku ni jishoku shi te shimat te iru daroo .
 41tenshu no mae ni ayumide te , omou koto o hara no soko kara buchimake te yat ta koto daroo .
 42soo shi tara tenshu wa odoroi te tsukue kara okkochi te shimau ni chigai nakat ta no da !
 43tsukue no ue ni koshikake te , takai tokoro kara ten'in to hanashi o suru to-iu no mo , kimyoo na yari-kata da .
 44omake-ni ten'in no hoo wa , tenshu no mimi ga tooi to ki te iru no-de chikaku ni yot te ika nakere ba nara nai no da .
 45maa , kiboo wa mada sukkari sute rare te shimat ta wake de wa nai .
 46ryooshin no shakkin o sukkari tenshu ni harau dake no kane o atsume tara -- mada go , roku nen wa kakaru daroo ga -- kitto sore o yat te miseru .
 47to-wa-it-te-mo , ima no tokoro wa mazu oki nakere ba nara nai .
 48ore no kisha wa go ji ni deru no da ’
 49soshite , tansu no ue de kachikachi nat te iru mezamashi-dokei no hoo ni me o yat ta .
 50‘ shimat-ta ! ’ to , kare wa omot ta .
 51moo roku ji han de , hari wa ochitsuki-harat te susun de iku .
 52han mo sugi te , moo yonjuu-go fun ni chikazui te iru .
 53mezamashi ga nara nakat ta no daroo ka .
 54beddo kara mi te mo , kichinto yo ji ni awase te at ta koto ga wakat ta .
 55kitto nat ta no da .
 56da-ga , ano heya no kagu o yusaburu yoo na beru no oto o yasuraka ni kikinogashi te nemut te i ta nante-iu koto ga ari uru daroo ka .
 57iya , kesshite yasuraka ni nemut te i ta wake de wa nai ga , osoraku sore-dake ni issoo gussuri nemut te i ta no da .
 58da-ga , ima wa doo shi tara ii no daroo .
 59tsugi no kisha wa shichi ji ni deru .
 60sono kisha ni maniau tame ni wa , kichigai no yoo ni isoga nakere ba nara nai daroo .
 61soshite , shoohin-mihon wa mada hoosoo shi te nai shi , kare jishin ga sore-hodo kibun ga sugure nai shi , kappatsu na kanji mo shi nai no da .
 62soshite , tatoi kisha ni maniat ta to-shi-te sae , tenshu no kaminari wa sakeru koto ga deki nai no da .
 63to-iu-no-wa , mise no kozukai wa go ji no kisha ni kare ga noru mono to omot te mat te i te , kare ga okure ta koto o tokku ni hookoku shi te shimat te iru hazu da .
 64ano otoko wa tenshu no tesaki de , sebone mo nakere ba bunbetsu mo nai .
 65tokoro-de , byooki da to it te todokede tara doo daroo ka .
 66da-ga , sonna koto o shi tara , hidoku mendoo ni naru shi , utagai mo kakaru daroo .
 67nanishiro , guregooru wa go nenkan no tsutome no aida ni mada ichi do da-tte byooki ni nat ta koto ga nai no da .
 68kitto tenshu wa kenkoo-hoken-i o tsure te yat-te-ki te , ryooshin ni mukat te namakemono no musuko no koto o hinan shi , donna ni iron o mooshitate te mo , hoken-i o hikiai ni dashi te sore o saegit te shimau koto daroo .
 69sono ishi ni-tot-te wa , oyoso mattaku kenkoo na kuse ni shigoto no kirai na ningen-tachi to-iu mono shika i nai no da .
 70sore-ni , ima no baai , isha no kangae mo sore-hodo machigat te iru daroo ka .
 71jijitsu , guregooru wa , nagaku nemut ta no-ni hontoo ni nemuke ga nokot te iru koto o betsu ni sure ba , mattaku karada no chooshi ga ii ki ga suru shi , tokuni tsuyoi kuufuku sae kanji te iru no dat ta .
 72beddo o hanareru kesshin o suru koto ga deki nai mama ni , soo-shi-ta subete no koto o hidoku isoi de kangae te iru to -- choodo mezamashi-dokei ga roku ji yonjup pun o ut ta -- , kare no beddo no atama no hoo ni aru doa o nokku suru oto ga shi ta .
 73‘ guregooru ’ to , sono koe wa saken da
 74-- hahaoya dat ta --
 75‘ roku ji yonjuu-go fun yo .
 76dekakeru tsumori ja nai no ka-i ? ’
 77aa , ano yasashii koe !
 78guregooru wa henji o suru jibun no koe o kii ta toki , gikuri-to shi ta .
 79sore wa tashika ni magire mo naku kare no izen no koe de at ta ga , sono naka ni shita no hoo kara , osaeru koto no deki nai kurushi soo na piipii iu oto ga majit te i ta .
 80sono oto wa , akiraka ni tada saisho no shunkan ni-oi-te dake wa kotoba no meiryoo-sa o tamota se te oku no da ga , sono yoin o sukkari hakai shi te shimat te , tadashiku kikitot ta ka-doo-ka wakara nai yoo ni suru hodo dat ta .
 81guregooru wa kuwashiku henji shi te , subete o setsumei shi yoo to omot te i ta no dat ta ga , koo-shi-ta jijoo de wa , ‘ ee , wakari mashi ta yo , arigatoo , o-kaa-san , moo oki masu yo ’ to , iu ni todome ta .
 82ki no doa ga hedate te iru tame , guregooru no koe no henka wa soto de wa kitto kizuka re nakat ta no daroo .
 83to-iu-no-wa , hahaoya wa kono setsumei de manzoku shi te , ashi o hikizut te tachisat ta .
 84tokoro-ga , kono chotto-shi-ta taiwa ni-yot-te , guregooru ga kitai ni-hanshi-te mada ie ni iru no da , to-iu koto ga kazoku no hoka no mono-tachi no chuui o hii te shimat ta .
 85soshite , hayaku mo chichioya ga waki no doa o , karuku de wa aru ga kobushi de nokku shi ta .
 86‘ guregooru , guregooru ’ to , chichi wa saken da .
 87‘ ittai , doo shi ta no da ? ’
 88soshite , chotto tat te kara , motto hikui koe de moo ichi do chuui suru no dat ta .
 89‘ guregooru ! guregooru ! ’
 90moo hito tsu no waki no doa de wa , imooto ga hikui koe de nageku yoo ni it ta .
 91‘ guregooru , doo shi ta no ?
 92kagen ga warui no ?
 93nani ka hoshii mono wa nai no ? ’
 94guregooru wa ryoohoo ni mukat te it ta .
 95‘ moo su-n da yo ’
 96soshite , hatsuon ni ooini ki o tsukai , hito-tsu-hito-tsu no kotoba no aida ni nagai ma o hasamu koto ni-yot-te issai no medatsu ten o torinozoko o to tsutome ta .
 97chichioya wa sore o kii te chooshoku e modot te it ta ga , imooto wa sasayaku no dat ta .
 98‘ guregooru , ake te choodai na .
 99ne , o-negai ’
 100da-ga , guregooru wa doa o akeru koto nado kangae te mo mi zu , tabi ni deru shuukan kara mi-ni-tsukeru yoo ni nat ta ie de mo subete no doa ni yoru no aida kagi o kake te oku to-iu yoojin o yokat ta to omot ta .
 101hajime wa , ochitsuki-harat te , dare ni mo jama sa re zu-ni okiagari , fuku o ki te , mazu nani-yori saki ni chooshoku o toro o , sore-kara , hajimete sore kara no koto o kangae yoo to omot ta no dat ta .
 102to-iu-no-wa , beddo no naka ni i ta no de wa , arekore kangae ta tokoro de ri ni kanat ta ketsuron ni tootatsu suru koto wa aru mai , to hakkiri to kizui ta no dat ta .
 103kore made shotchuu beddo no naka de , osoraku wa mazui ne-kata o shi ta tame daroo ga , sono tame ni okot ta karui itami o kanji ta , to-iu koto o kare wa omoidashi ta .
 104sono itami wa , yagate okiagat te miru to mattaku-no kuusoo da to wakat ta no dat ta .
 105soshite , jibun no kyoo no samazama na kangaegoto mo dandan kiesaru koto daroo , to ooini kitai shi ta .
 106koe no henka wa tabi-mawari no seerusuman no shokugyoo-byoo de aru hidoi kaze no maebure ni sugi nai no da , to-iu koto o kare wa sukoshi mo utagawa nakat ta .
 107kake-buton o hanenokeru no wa , mattaku kantan dat ta .
 108tada chotto hara o fukurama seru dake de , futon wa shizen to zuriochi ta .
 109da-ga , sono ato ga mendoo na koto ni nat ta .
 110sono riyuu wa koto-ni kare no karada no haba ga hidoku hirokat ta kara da .
 111karada o okosu tame ni wa , teashi o tsukau hazu dat ta .
 112tokoro-ga , ningen no teashi no kawari ni takusan no chiisana ashi ga tsui te i te , sore ga tae-zu hidoku chigat ta ugoki-kata o shi te , omake ni sore-ra o omou yoo ni ugokasu koto ga deki nai .
 113yatto ip pon no ashi o mage yoo to suru to , saisho ni okoru koto wa , jibun no karada ga nobi te shimau koto dat ta .
 114yatto sono ashi de jibun no omou yoo ni suru koto ni seikoo shi ta ka to omou to , sono aida ni hoka no subete no ashi ga marude kaihoo sa re ta ka no yoo ni , nan-to mo guai no warui oosawagi o yaru no dat ta .
 115‘ tomokaku beddo no naka ni imi mo naku todomat te i nai koto da ’ to , guregooru wa jibun ni iikikase ta .
 116mazu kare wa karada no shita no bubun o ugokashi te beddo kara de yoo to shi ta ga , mada jibun de mi te mo i nai shi , tadashii soozoo o megurasu koto mo deki nai de iru kono ka-hanshin no bubun wa , hidoku ugokasu koto ga muzukashii to wakat ta .
 117doosa wa noronoro susumu dake dat ta .
 118tootoo , marude han-kyooran ni nat te , chikara o kome , muchakucha ni karada o mae e tsukidashi ta ga , hoogaku o ayamat te shimai , ashi no hoo no beddo-hashira ni hageshiku butsukari , sono toki kanji ta itami de , masani jibun no karada no shita no bubun ga ima no tokoro ichiban binkan na bubun na no da , to-iu koto ga wakat ta .
 119soko-de , mazu saisho ni jootai o beddo no soto ni daso o to kokoromi , yoojin-bukaku atama o beddo no heri no hoo ni muke ta .
 120kore wa omot ta toori umaku iki , shintai no haba ga hiroku , taijuu mo omoi ni-mo-kakawara-zu , tsuini karada zentai ga atama no tenkai ni noronoro to tsui te mawat ta .
 121da-ga , atama o tootoo beddo no soto no chuu ni ukabe te miru to , kono yari-kata de sarani mae e noridashi te iku koto ga fuan ni nat ta .
 122to-iu-no-wa , koo yat te saigo ni karada o shita e otoshi te shimau to , atama o kizutsuke mai to suru nara-ba kiseki de-mo okora nakere ba dekiru mono de wa nai .
 123soshite , tokuni ima wa donna koto ga at te mo shooki o ushinau wake ni wa ika nai no da .
 124soko-de , mushiro beddo ni todomat te i yoo to kokoro ni kime ta .
 125da-ga , mata onaji yoo ni hone o ot te , tameiki o morashi nagara , sakki no yoo ni karada o yokotae , matamoya jibun no takusan no chiisana ashi ga osoraku sakki yori-mo issoo hidoku arasoiat te iru no o nagame , kono katte na arasoi ni shizukesa to chitsujo to o mochikomu koto ga fu-kanoo da to wakat ta toki ni , moo beddo no naka ni todomat te iru koto wa deki nai , tatoi beddo kara de rareru to-iu kiboo ga honno chotto shika nai ni-shi-te-mo , issai o gisei ni shi te de yoo to kokoromiru no ga ichiban kenmei na yari-kata na no da , to mata jibun ni iikikase ta ,
 126da-ga dooji ni , yake ni nat te kesshin suru yori-mo reisei ni , kiwamete reisei ni omoimegurasu hoo ga zutto ii no da , to tokidoki omoidasu koto o wasure nakat ta .
 127sonna koto o kangae te iru shunkan ni , me o dekiru-dake surudoku mado no hoo e muke ta ga , semai toori no mukoogawa sae mie naku shi te iru asamoya o nagame te i te mo , zannen nagara hotondo kakushin mo genki mo torimodosu wake ni wa ika nakat ta .
 128‘ moo shichi ji da ’ to , mezamashi ga arata ni utsu no o kii te , kare wa jibun ni iikikase ta .
 129‘ moo shichi ji da to-iu-no-ni , mada konna kiri da ’
 130soshite , kanzen ni shizuka ni shi te ire ba osoraku hontoo no atarimae no jootai ga modot te kuru no de wa nai ka to iwa n bakari ni , shibaraku no aida , shizuka ni , kasuka na ikizukai o shi nagara , yokotawat te i ta .
 131da-ga , yagate jibun ni iikikase ta .
 132‘ shichi ji juu-go fun o utsu mae ni , ore wa doo at te mo beddo o kanzen ni hanare te shimat te i nakere ba nara nai zo .
 133sore-ni mata , sore made ni wa mise kara ore no koto o kiki ni dare ka ga yat-te-kuru daroo .
 134mise wa shichi ji mae ni ake rareru n da kara ’
 135soshite , kondo wa , karada zentai o kanzen ni mura naku yoko e yusut te beddo kara deru doosa ni torikakat ta .
 136moshi konna fuu ni shi te beddo kara ochiru nara-ba , atama wa ochiru toki ni gut-to okoshi te oko o to omou kara , kizutsuka nai de sumu mikomi ga aru .
 137senaka wa katai yoo da .
 138da-kara , juutan no ue ni ochi ta toki ni , senaka ni kega o suru koto wa kitto nai daroo .
 139ochiru toki ni tateru ni chigai nai ookina monooto no koto o kangaeru to , sore ga ichiban ki ni kakat ta .
 140sono oto wa , dono doa no mukoo de-mo , odoroki to made wa ika nai ni-shi-te-mo , shinpai o hikiokosu koto daroo .
 141da-ga , omoikit te yara nakere ba nara nai no da .
 142guregooru ga sudeni hanbun beddo kara noridashi ta toki -- kono atarashii yari-kata wa , hone no oreru shigoto to-iu-yori mo mushiro asobi no yoo na mono de , itsu made mo tada danzoku-teki ni karada o yusut te sae ire ba yokat ta -- , jibun o tasuke ni yat-te-ki te kureru mono ga ire ba banji wa donna ni kantan ni sumu daroo , to-iu kangae ga futo atama ni ukan da .
 143chikara no tsuyoi mono ga futari ire ba -- kare wa chichioya to jochuu to no koto o kangae ta -- sore dake de kanzen ni juubun na no da .
 144sono futari ga tada ude o kare no maru-mi o obi ta senaka no shita ni sashiire , soo yat te kare o beddo kara hagitoru yoo ni hanashi , kono nimotsu o mot ta mama karada o kogome , tsugi ni kare ga yuka no ue de negaeri o utsu no o yoojin-bukaku mat te i te kure sae sure ba yoi no da .
 145yuka no ue de nara osoraku kore-ra no takusan no ashi mo sonzai-igi ga aru koto ni naru daroo .
 146tokoro-de , subete no doa ni kagi ga kakat te iru koto wa mattaku betsu-mondai to-shi-te mo , hontoo ni tasuke o motomeru beki daroo ka .
 147mattaku kukyoo ni aru ni-mo-kakawara-zu , kare wa koo kangaeru to bishoo o osaeru koto ga deki nakat ta .
 148kono sagyoo wa shinkoo shi te , motto tsuyoku karada o yusure ba moo hotondo karada no kinkoo ga tamote nai to-iu tokoro ni made ki te i ta .
 149moo-sugu saigo no ketsudan o shi nakere ba nara nai .
 150to-iu-no-wa , ato go fun de shichi ji juu-go fun ni naru .
 151-- sono toki , genkan de beru ga nat ta .
 152‘ mise kara dare ka ga ki ta n da ’ to , kare wa jibun ni iikikase , hotondo karada ga kowabaru omoi ga shi ta .
 153ippoo , chiisana ashi no hoo wa tada sore dake sewashi-ge ni batabata suru no dat ta .
 154isshun , atari wa shinto shi te i ta .
 155‘ doa o ake nai no da na ’ to , guregooru wa nani ka bakage ta kitai ni toraware nagara omot ta .
 156da-ga , muron sugu itsu-mo no yoo ni jochuu ga shikkari shi ta ashidori de doa e de te iki , doa o ake ta .
 157guregooru wa tada hoomon-sha no saisho no aisatsu o kii ta dake de , sore ga dare ka , hayaku mo wakat ta .
 158-- sore wa shihai-nin jishin dat ta .
 159naze gure-gooru dake ga , honno chotto chikoku shi ta dake de sugu saidai no utagai o kakeru yoo na shookai ni tsutomeru yoo ni unmei-zuke rare ta no daroo ka .
 160ittai shiyoo-nin no subete ga hitori no jogai mo naku yakuza na no daroo ka .
 161tatoi asa no tatta ichi , ni jikan wa shigoto no tame ni tsukawa nakat ta ni-seyo , ryooshin no kashaku no tame ni kichigai-jimi ta arisama ni nat te , masani sono tame ni beddo o hanare rare nai yoo na chuujitsu de seijitsu na ningen ga , shiyoo-nin-tachi no aida ni wa i nai to iu no daroo ka .
 162kozoo ni kiki ni ko sa-seru dake de hontoo ni juubun de wa nai daroo ka
 163-- somosomo koo yat te yoosu o tazuneru koto ga hitsuyoo da to-shi-te no koto da ga -- .
 164shihai-nin ga jishin de yat-te-ko nakere ba nara nai no daroo ka .
 165soshite , shihai-nin ga yat-te-kuru koto ni-yot-te , kono utagawashii ken no choosa wa tada shihai-nin no bunbetsu ni dake shika makase rare nai no da , to-iu koto o tsumi no nai kazoku zentai ni misetsuke rare naku-te wa nara nai no ka .
 166hontoo ni kesshin ga tsui ta tame to-iu-yori mo , mushiro koo-shi-ta monoomoi ni-yot-te oka re ta koofun no tame ni , guregooru wa chikara-ippai ni beddo kara tobiori ta .
 167dosun to ookina oto ga shi ta ga , sore hodo hidoi monooto de wa nakat ta .
 168juutan ga shi-i te aru tame , tsuiraku no chikara wa sukoshi wa yowame rare ta shi , senaka mo gure-gooru ga kangae te i ta yori wa danryoku ga at ta .
 169soko-de soo kiwadat te ookina nibui monooto wa shi nakat ta .
 170tada , atama wa juubun yoojin shi te shikkari to motage te i nakat ta no-de uchitsuke te shimat ta .
 171kare wa ikari to itami to no amari atama o mawashi te , juutan ni kosut ta .
 172‘ ano heya no naka de nani ka ochiru oto ga shi mashi ta ne ’ to hidarigawa no rinshitsu de shihai-nin ga it ta .
 173guregooru wa , kesa jibun ni okot ta yoo na koto ga itsu ka shihai-nin ni mo okora nai daroo ka , to soozoo shi yoo to shi ta .
 174sonna koto ga okoru kanoo-sei wa mitome nai wake ni wa ika nai no da .
 175da-ga , marude guregooru no konna toi ni ranboo ni kotaeru ka no yoo ni , rinshitsu no shihai-nin wa kondo wa ichi , ni ho shikkari shi ta ashidori de arui te , kare no enameru-gutsu o kyuukyuu narashi ta .
 176guregooru ni shira-seru tame , migigawa no rinshitsu kara wa imooto no sasayaku koe ga shi ta .
 177‘ guregooru , shihai-nin ga ki te iru no yo ’
 178‘ wakat te iru yo ’ to , guregooru wa tsubuyai ta .
 179shikashi , imooto ga kiku koto ga dekiru hodo ni aete koe o takame yoo to wa shi nakat ta .
 180‘ guregooru ’ to , kondo wa chichioya ga hidarigawa no rinshitsu kara it ta .
 181‘ shihai-nin-san ga o-ide ni nat te , omae wa naze asa no kisha de tata nakat ta ka , to kii te ora reru .
 182nan to mooshiage tara ii no ka , washi-ra ni wa wakara n .
 183sore-ni , shihai-nin-san wa omae to jika ni hanashi tai to it te ora reru yo .
 184da-kara , doa o ake te kure .
 185heya ga torichirashi te aru koto wa o-yurushi kudasaru sa ’
 186‘ ohayoo , zamu-za-kun ’ to , chichioya no kotoba ni hasan de shihai-nin wa shitashi-ge ni saken da .
 187‘ ano ko wa karada no guai ga yoku nai n desu ’ to , hahaoya wa chichioya ga mada doa no tokoro de shabet te iru aida ni shihai-nin ni mukat te it ta .
 188‘ ano ko wa karada no guai ga yoku nai n desu .
 189hontoo na n desu , shihai-nin-san .
 190soo de nakere ba doo-shi-te guregooru ga kisha ni nori-okure tari suru deshoo !
 191ano ko wa shigoto no koto igai wa atama ni nai n desu mono .
 192yabun ni chittomo soto e dekake nai koto o , watashi wa sudeni hara o tate te iru kurai na n desu .
 193kore de is shuukan mo machi ni iru no-ni , are wa maiban ie ni komori kiri deshi ta .
 194watashi-tachi no teeburu ni suwat te , shizuka ni shinbun o yomu to-ka , kisha no jikan-hyoo o shiraberu to-ka shi te iru n desu .
 195itonoko-saiku de-mo yat te ire ba , ano ko ni wa moo kibarashi na n desu kara ne .
 196tatoeba kono aida mo futa ban ka mi ban kakat te chiisana gakubuchi o tsukuri mashi ta .
 197donna ni umaku deki ta ka , goran ni nare ba odoroka reru deshoo yo .
 198ano heya ni kake te ari masu .
 199guregooru ga doa o ake mashi tara , sugu goran ni nari masu yo .
 200tomokaku , anata ga o-ide kudasut te , honto ni yokat ta to watashi wa omot te ori masu , shihai-nin-san .
 201watashi-tachi dake de wa guregooru ni doa o ake saseru wake ni wa ika nakat ta deshoo .
 202ano ko wa totemo ganko-mono deshi te ne .
 203de-mo , asa ni wa nan de mo nai to mooshi te ori mashi ta ga , ano ko wa kitto guai ga warui no desu yo ’
 204‘ sugu iki masu yo ’ to , guregooru wa yukkuri to yoojin-bukaku it ta ga , mukoo no taiwa o hitokoto de-mo kikimorasu mai to shi te , miugoki o shi nakat ta .
 205‘ oku-san , watashi ni mo sore igai ni wa kangae-yoo ga ari mase n ne ’ to , shihai-nin wa it ta .
 206‘ taishita koto de nai to ii n desu ga .
 207to-wa-ie , ichimen de wa , wareware shoobai-nin to-iu mono wa , koo ka fukoo ka wa dochira de-mo ii no desu ga , sukoshi gurai kagen ga warui nante-iu no wa , shoobai no koto o kangaeru to assari kirinuke te shimawa nakere ba nara nu koto ga shotchuu ari mashi te ne ’
 208‘ de-wa , shihai-nin-san ni hait te itadai te kamawa nai ne ’ to , iraira shi ta chichioya ga tazune , futatabi doa o nokku shi ta .
 209‘ ike mase n ’ to , guregooru wa it ta .
 210hidarigawa no rinshitsu de wa kimazui chinmoku ga otozure ta .
 211migigawa no rinshitsu de wa imooto ga shikushiku naki hajime ta .
 212naze imooto wa hoka no renchuu no tokoro e ika nai no daroo .
 213kitto ima yatto beddo kara de ta bakari de , mada fuku o ki hajime te i nakat ta no daroo .
 214sore-ni , ittai naze naku no daroo .
 215ore ga oki zu , shihai-nin o heya e ire nai kara ka .
 216ore ga chii o ushinau kiken ga ari , soo naru to tenshu ga furui shakkin no koto o mochidashi te , matamoya ryooshin o tsuikyuu suru kara daroo ka .
 217shikashi , sonna koto wa ima no tokoro wa fu-hitsuyoo na shinpai to-iu mono da .
 218mada guregooru wa koko ni i te , jibun no kazoku o misute yoo nado to wa , honno sukoshi da-tte kangae te wa i nai no da .
 219ima no tokoro juutan no ue ni noonoo to ne te iru shi , kare no jootai o shit ta mono nara-ba dare da-tte honki de shihai-nin o heya ni irero nado to yookyuu suru hazu wa nai no da .
 220da-ga , ato ni nare ba tekitoo na koojitsu ga tayasuku mitsukaru hazu no konna chotto-shi-ta burei na furumai no tame ni , guregooru ga sugu ni mise kara oiharawa reru nado to-iu koto wa ari e nai .
 221soshite , nai tari settoku shi yoo to shi tari shi te shihai-nin no ki o waruku sa seru yori wa , ima wa kare o sotto shi te oku hoo ga zutto kenmei na yari-kata da , to-iu yoo ni guregooru ni wa omowa re ta .
 222da-ga , hoka no hitobito o toowaku sa se , kare-ra no furumai ga muri mo nai to omowa se ta no wa , masani kono guregooru no kesshin no tsuka nai taido dat ta .
 223‘ zamu-za-kun ’ to , shihai-nin wa kondo wa koe o takame te saken da .
 224‘ ittai , doo shi ta n da ne ?
 225kimi wa jibun no heya ni barikeedo o kizui te tojikomori , tada , iesu to-ka noo to dake shika henji o shi nai .
 226go-ryooshin ni ira nu taihen na go-shinpai o kake , -- kore wa tada tsuide ni iu n da ga -- kimi no shoobai-joo no gimu o mattaku akire-hate ta yari-kata de okotat te iru .
 227kimi no go-ryooshin to shachoo to ni kawat te hanashi te iru n da ga , doo-ka majime ni nat te sugu hakkiri shi ta setsumei o shi te morai tai .
 228watashi wa odoroi te iru yo ,
 229mattaku .
 230kimi to-iu hito wa reisei na funbetsu aru ningen da to omot te i ta ga , kyuu ni kimyoo na kimagure o misetsuke te yaroo to omoi hajime ta yoo da ne .
 231shachoo wa kesa , kimi no kekkin no riyuu wa are daroo to honomekashi te kika se te kure wa shi ta ga -- tsumari saikin kimi ni makase ta kaishuu-kin no koto da -- , watashi wa kono setsumei ga atat te iru hazu wa nai , to hontoo ni hotondo chikai o tate n bakari ni shi te torinashi te oi ta .
 232tokoro-ga , koo yat te kimi no rikai shi gatai ganko-sa o misetsuke rare te wa , honno sukoshi de-mo kimi no mikata o suru ki ni wa mattaku nare nai yo .
 233sore-ni , kimi no chii wa kesshite sore hodo antei shi ta mono ja nai .
 234hontoo wa kimi ni koo-shi-ta koto o futari kiri de iu tsumori dat ta ga , kimi ga koo yat te mueki ni watashi ni temadora seru n da kara , go-ryooshin ni mo kika re te ike nai to wa omowa re naku nat ta .
 235tsumari kimi no saikin no seiseki wa hidoku fu-manzoku na mono dat ta .
 236ima wa kakubetsu shoobai ga umaku iku kisetsu de wa nai , to-iu koto wa wareware mo mitomeru .
 237shikashi , zenzen shoobai ga deki n nante-iu kisetsu wa aru mono de wa nai yo .
 238zamu-za-kun , sonna mono wa aru hazu ga nai yo ’
 239‘ de-mo , shihai-nin-san ’ to , guregooru wa ware o wasure te sakebi , koofun no amari hoka no subete wa wasure te shimat ta .
 240‘ sugu , ima sugu ake masu yo .
 241chotto karada no guai ga warui n desu .
 242memai ga shi ta n desu .
 243sore-de okiru koto ga deki mase n deshi ta .
 244ima mo mada beddo ni ne te iru n desu .
 245de-mo , moo sukkari sappari shi mashi ta .
 246ima , beddo kara oriru tokoro desu .
 247chotto go-shinboo kudasai !
 248mada omot ta hodo chooshi ga yoku ari mase n .
 249de-mo , moo naori mashi ta .
 250byooki to-iu mono wa nan-te kyuu ni ningen o osot te kuru mono deshoo !
 251yuube wa mada mattaku chooshi ga yokat ta n desu .
 252ryooshin ga yoku shit te i masu .
 253de-mo , motto seikaku ni iu to , yuube sudeni chotto-shi-ta yokan ga at ta n desu .
 254hito ga mire ba , kitto watashi no sonna yoosu ni ki-ga-tsui ta hazu desu .
 255naze mise ni shira se te oka nakat ta n deshoo !
 256de-mo , byooki nante ie de ne naku tatte naoru daroo , to itsu de-mo omot te iru mono desu kara .
 257shihai-nin-san !
 258ryooshin o itawat te yat te kudasai !
 259anata ga ima , watashi ni osshat te iru hinan wa , minna iware ga ari mase n .
 260kore made ni sonna koto wa hito-koto da-tte iwa re ta koto wa ari mase n .
 261anata wa osoraku , watashi ga o-okuri shi ta saikin no chuumon-shorui o mada yon de wa ora re nai no deshoo .
 262tomoare , kore kara hachi ji no kisha de shooyoo no tabi ni dekake masu .
 263ichi , ni jikan yasun da no-de , genki ni nari mashi ta .
 264doo-ka o-hikitori kudasai , shihai-nin-san .
 265watashi wa sugu jibun de mise e iki masu .
 266soshite , sumi mase n ga doo-ka shachoo ni kono koto o mooshiage te kudasai ’
 267soshite , guregooru wa koo-shi-ta koto o isoi de shaberi makuri , jibun ga nani o it te iru no ka hotondo wakara nakat ta ga , kitto beddo de sudeni naraioboe ta renshuu no okage daroo ka , tayasuku tansu e chikazui te , sore ni sugat te okiagaro o to shi ta .
 268hontoo ni doa o ake , hontoo ni sugata o mise te , shihai-nin to hanaso o to omot ta no dat ta .
 269ima konna ni jibun ni ai ta gat te iru hito-tachi ga , jibun o mi te nan to iu ka , kare wa sore o shiri taku te tamara nakat ta .
 270moshi kare-ra ga bikkuri shi ta nara-ba , moo guregooru ni wa sekinin ga nai wake de , ochitsui te iru koto ga dekiru .
 271tokoro-de , moshi minna ga heiki de iru nara-ba , kare to-shi-te mo koofun suru riyuu wa nai shi , isoge ba hachi ji ni wa hontoo ni eki e ikeru hazu da .
 272saisho , kare wa ni , san kai subesube shi ta tansu kara suberiochi ta ga , tsuini saigo no hito tobi o yat te tachiagat ta .
 273ka-hanshin no itami wa moeru yoo ni itan da ga , moo zenzen ki ni mo kake nakat ta .
 274kondo wa , chikaku ni at ta isu no motare ni karada o taoshi , chiisana ashi o tsukat te sono heri ni shigamitsui ta .
 275sore ni-yot-te jibun o osaeru koto ga deki ta no-de , shaberu koto mo yame ta .
 276to-iu-no-wa , ima de wa shihai-nin no iu koto ni mimi o katamukeru koto ga dekiru yoo ni nat te i ta .
 277‘ musuko-san no iwa reru koto ga hito koto de-mo wakari mashi ta ka ’ to , shihai-nin wa ryooshin ni tazune ta .
 278‘ wareware o baka ni shi te iru n ja nai deshoo ne ? ’
 279‘ tondemo nai koto desu ’ to , hahaoya wa moo naki nagara saken da .
 280‘ ano ko wa kitto taibyoo na n desu . sore na no-ni watashi-tachi wa ano ko o kurushime tari shi te . guree-te ! guree-te ! ’ to , hahaoya wa oogoe de it ta .
 281‘ naani ? ’ to , imooto ga betsu na gawa kara saken da .
 282ryoohoo wa guregooru no heya-goshi ni kotoba o kawashi te i ta no da .
 283‘ sugu o-isha-sama no tokoro e it te o-kure .
 284guregooru ga byooki na n da yo .
 285guregooru ga ima shabet ta no o kii ta ka-i ? ’
 286‘ aryaa , marude kemono no koe dat ta ’ to , shihai-nin ga it ta ga , sono kotoba wa hahaoya no sakebigoe ni kuraberu to medat te hikukat ta .
 287‘ anna ! anna ! ’ to , chichioya wa genkan no ma-goshi ni daidokoro e mukat te sakebi , te o tatai ta .
 288‘ sugu kagi-ya o yon de ki te kure ! ’
 289sugusama , futari no musume wa sukaato no oto o tate nagara genkan no ma o kake nuke te it ta
 290-- ittai imooto wa doo-yat-te anna ni hayaku fuku o ki ta no daroo -- .
 291soshite , genkan no doa o sat-to ake ta .
 292doa no tojiru oto wa zenzen kikoe nakat ta .
 293futari wa kitto doa o akehanashi ni shi te it ta no da .
 294ookina fukoo ga okot ta ie de wa soo-shi-ta koto wa yoku aru mono da .
 295da-ga , guregooru wa zutto heisei ni nat te i ta .
 296sore-de-wa , hitobito wa moo kare ga nani o it te iru no ka wakara nakat ta no da .
 297jibun no kotoba wa hakkiri to , sakki yori-mo hakkiri to shi te iru yoo ni omoe ta no da ga , osoraku sore wa mimi ga nare ta tame na no daroo .
 298sore-ni-shi-te-mo , tomokaku ima wa moo , kare no yoosu ga futsuu de nai to-iu koto wa minna mo shinji te ori , kare o tasukeru tsumori de iru no da .
 299saisho no shochi ga tora re ta toki no kakushin to reisei-sa to ga , kare no kimochi o yoku shi ta .
 300kare wa mata ningen no nakama ni ire rare ta to kanji , ishi to kagi-ya to o kichinto kubetsu suru koto nashi ni , kono ryoosha kara subarashiku odoroku beki seika o kitai shi ta .
 301sashisemat te iru kettei-teki na hanashiai no tame ni dekiru-dake hakkiri shi ta koe o junbi shi te okoo to omot te , sukoshi sekibarai shi ta ga , to-wa-ie sukkari oto o osae te yaru yoo ni doryoku wa shi ta .
 302osoraku kono monooto mo ningen no sekibarai to wa chigat ta fuu ni hibiku daroo to omowa re ta kara dat ta .
 303kare jishin , sore o handan dekiru to-iu jishin wa moo nakunat te i ta .
 304sono aida ni , rinshitsu wa sukkari shizumarikaet te i ta .
 305osoraku ryooshin wa shihai-nin to issho ni teeburu no tokoro ni suwari , hisohiso hanashi te iru no daroo .
 306sore-to-mo , minna doa ni mi o yose te , kikimimi o tate te iru no ka-mo shire nai .
 307guregooru wa isu to issho ni yukkuri to doa e chikazui te iki , soko de isu o hanashi , doa ni karada o butsuke te , sore ni sugat te massugu ni tachiagat ta
 308-- chiisana ashi no ura no fukurami ni wa sukoshi nebaru mono ga tsui te i ta kara da . --
 309soshite , soko de isshun no aida , kore made hone no ore ta doosa no kyuukei o shi ta .
 310sore-kara , kagiana ni hamat te iru kagi o kuchi de mawasu shigoto ni torikakat ta .
 311zannen na koto ni , ha rashii mono ga nai yoo dat ta
 312-- nan de sugu kagi o tsukan dara ii no daroo ka -- .
 313tokoro-ga , sono-kawari ago wa muron hidoku ganjoo de , sono tasuke o kari te jissai ni kagi o ugokasu koto ga deki ta ga , utagai mo naku karada no doko ka o kizutsuke te shimat ta koto ni wa kizuka nakat ta .
 314kizutsui ta to-iu no wa , kasshoku no ekitai ga kuchi kara nagaredashi , kagi no ue o nagare te yuka e shitatariochi ta no dat ta .
 315‘ saa , ano oto ga kikoe mase n ka ’ to , rinshitsu no shihai-nin ga it ta .
 316‘ kagi o mawashi te i masu yo ’
 317sono kotoba wa , guregooru ni-tot-te wa ooini genki-zuke ni nat ta .
 318da-ga , minna ga kare ni seien shi te kure ta-tte ii hazu na no da .
 319chichioya mo hahaoya mo soo da .
 320‘ guregooru , shikkari . ganbat te ! kagi ni shikkari to tsukama-re yo ’ to , ryooshin mo saken de kure ta-tte ii hazu da .
 321soshite , minna ga jibun no doryoku o kinchoo shi te mimamot te iru no da , to omoiegaki nagara , dekiru-dake no chikara o furishibot te ki ga tooku naru hodo kagi ni kamitsui ta .
 322kagi no kaiten ga shinkoo suru ni-tsure , kare wa kagiana no mawari o odoru yoo ni shi te mawat te it ta .
 323ima wa tada kuchi dake de karada o massugu ni tate te i ta .
 324soshite , hitsuyoo ni ooji te kagi ni burasagat tari , tsugi ni mata jibun no karada no omomi o zenbu kake te sore o oshisage tari shi ta .
 325tootoo hirai ta kagi no pachiri to-iu sun da oto ga , muchuu dat ta guregooru o hakkiri me-zamase ta .
 326hotto iki o tsuki nagara , kare wa jibun ni iikikase ta .
 327‘ kore nara kagi-ya wa ira nakat ta wake da ’
 328soshite , doa o sukkari ake yoo to shi te , doa no totte no ue ni atama o nose ta .
 329kare wa konna fuu ni shi te doa o ake nakere ba nara nakat ta no-de , hontoo wa doa ga moo kanari hirai ta no-ni , kare jishin no sugata wa mada soto kara wa mie nakat ta .
 330mazu yukkuri to doa-ita no mawari o tsutawat te mawat te ika nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 331shikamo , heya e hairu mae ni dosari to aomuke ni ochi mai to omou nara-ba , yoojin shi te yara nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 332kare wa mada sono konnan na doosa ni kakari kiri ni nat te i te , hoka no koto ni chuui o mukeru hima ga nakat ta ga , sono toki hayaku mo shihai-nin ga koe-takaku ‘ oo ! ’ to sakebu no o kii ta
 333-- marude kaze ga sawagu toki no yoo ni hibii ta -- .
 334soko-de shihai-nin no sugata mo mi ta ga , doa no ichiban chikaku ni i ta shihai-nin wa pokari-to ake ta kuchi ni te o ate te , marude me ni mie nai ittei no tsuyo-sa o tamot ta chikara ni oiharawa reru yoo ni , yukkuri to ato-shi-zari shi te it ta .
 335hahaoya wa -- shihai-nin ga iru ni-mo-kakawara-zu , yuube kara to-i te aru sakadat ta kami no mama de soko ni tat te i ta ga -- mazu ryoote o awase te chichioya o mitsume , tsugi ni guregooru no hoo ni ni ho susumi , karada no mawari ni pat-to hirogat ta sukaato no mannaka ni henahena to suwarikon de shimat ta .
 336kao wa mune e mukat te unadare te ori , mattaku mie nakat ta .
 337chichioya wa tekii o kome ta hyoojoo de kobushi o katame , marude gure-gooru o kare no heya e tsuki-modoso o to suru yoo dat ta .
 338soshite , ochitsuka nu yoosu de ima o mimawashi , tsugi ni ryoote de me o oou to , naki dashi ta .
 339soko-de chichioya no gankyoo soo na ookina mune ga uchi-furueru no dat ta .
 340guregooru wa mukoo no heya e wa hait te ika zu , shikkari kakegane o kake te aru doa-ita ni uchigawa kara yori-kakat te i ta no-de , kare no karada wa hanbun shika mie zu , sono ue ni not te iru naname ni kashige ta atama ga mieru no dat ta .
 341kare wa sono atama de hoka no hitobito no hoo o nozoi te i ta .
 342sono aida ni , atari wa mae yori-mo zutto akaruku nat te i ta .
 343toori no mukoogawa ni wa , mukaiat te tat te iru kagirinaku nagai kokkai-shoku no tatemono no ichi-bubun ga , hakkiri to mie te i ta
 344-- byooin na no da -- .
 345sono tatemono no zenmen wa kisoku-tadashiku naran da mado ni-yot-te pokaripokari to ana o ake rare te i ta .
 346ame wa mada fut te i ta ga , hito tsu hito tsu miwakeru koto no dekiru hodo no ookina amatsubu de , chijoo ni ochiru shizuku mo hito tsu hito tsu hakkiri to mie ta .
 347teeburu no ue ni wa chooshoku-yoo no shokki ga hidoku takusan not te i ta .
 348to-iu-no-wa , chichioya ni-tot-te wa chooshoku wa ichi nichi no ichiban taisetsu na shokuji de , iroiro na shinbun o yomi nagara nan jikan de-mo hikinobasu no dat ta .
 349choodo mamukai no kabe ni wa , guntai-jidai no guregooru no shashin ga kakat te iru .
 350chuui no fukusoo o shi te , saaberu ni te o kake , nonki na bishoo o ukabe nagara , jibun no shisei to gunpuku to ni-taishi-te miru mono no keii o yookyuu shi te iru yoo da .
 351genkan no ma e tsuujiru doa wa hirai te ori , genkan no doa mo hirai te iru no-de , doa no mae no tataki to tatemono no shita e tsuujiru kaidan no ue no hoo to ga mie ta .
 352‘ sore-de-wa ’ to , guregooru wa it ta ga , jibun ga reisei-sa o tamot te iru tada hitori no ningen na no da to-iu koto o hakkiri to ishiki shi te i ta .
 353‘ sugu fuku o ki te , shoohin-mihon o nizukuri shi , dekakeru koto ni shi masu .
 354anata-gata wa , watashi o dekake saseru tsumori deshoo ne ?
 355tokoro-de , shihai-nin-san , goran no toori , watashi wa ganko ja ari mase n shi , shigoto wa suki na n desu .
 356shooyoo-ryokoo wa raku ja ari mase n ga , ryokoo shi nai de wa ikiru koto wa deki nai deshoo yo .
 357tokoro-de , shihai-nin-san , dochira e irasshai masu ka ?
 358mise e desu ka ?
 359banji o arinomama ni tsutae te kudasaru deshoo ne ?
 360dare da-tte , chotto no aida hataraku koto ga deki naku naru koto ga ari masu ga , soo-iu toki koso , sore made no seiseki o omoidashi te , sono ato de shoogai ga nozoka rere ba kitto sore dake kinben ni , sore dake seishin o shuuchuu shi te hataraku daroo , to-iu koto o kangaeru beki toki na no desu .
 361watashi wa jissai , shachoo-san o totemo arigatai to omot te i masu .
 362sore wa anata mo yoku go-zonji no hazu desu .
 363ippoo , ryooshin to imooto to no koto mo shinpai shi te i masu .
 364watashi wa itabasami ni nat te iru wake desu ga , kitto mata kirinukeru deshoo .
 365ima de-mo muzukashii koto ni nat te iru no-ni , moo kore ijoo watashi no tachiba o muzukashiku wa shi nai de kudasai .
 366mise de mo watashi no mikata ni nat te kudasai mase n ka .
 367tabi-mawari no seerusuman nante suka re mase n .
 368sore wa watashi ni mo yoku wakat te i masu .
 369seerusuman wa shikotama mooke te , sore-de ii kurashi o yat te iru , to kangae rare te iru n desu .
 370soshite , genjitsu no sugata mo koo-shi-ta henken o aratameru yoo ni unagasu mono de wa nai koto mo , watashi ni wa wakat te i masu .
 371de-mo , shihai-nin-san , anata wa hoka no ten'in-tachi yori-mo jijoo o yoku minui te ora re masu .
 372iya , sore dokoro-ka , naisho no hanashi desu ga , shachoo jishin yori-mo yoku minui te ora reru n desu .
 373shachoo wa jigyoo-shu to-shi-te no tachiba ga aru tame , handan o kudasu baai ni hitori no shiyoo-nin ni-tot-te furi na machigai o okasu mono na n desu .
 374anata mo yoku go-zonji no yoo ni , hotondo ichi nen-juu mise no soto ni iru tabi-mawari no seerusuman wa , kageguchi ya guuzen ya iware no nai kujoo no gisei ni nari yasuku , soo-shi-ta mono o fusegu koto wa mattaku deki nai n desu .
 375to-iu-no-mo , soo-iu koto no ooku wa zenzen mimi ni hait te ko zu , tada tsukare-hate te tabi o oe te kitaku shi ta toki ni dake , gen'in nanka moo wakara nai yoo na warui kekka o jibun no karada ni kanjiru koto ga dekiru n desu kara ne .
 376shihai-nin-san , doo-ka o-kaeri ni naru mae ni wa , sukunaku-tomo watashi no mooshiage ta honno ichi-bubun dake de-mo mottomo da , to omot te kudasut te iru koto o mise te kudasaru yoo na kotoba o hito koto osshat te kudasai ’
 377da-ga shihai-nin wa , guregooru no saisho no kotoba o kiku to hayaku mo karada o somuke , tada pikupiku ugoku kata goshi ni , kuchibiru o sokkurikaera shi te guregooru no hoo o mikaeru dake dat ta .
 378soshite , guregooru ga shabet te iru aida-juu , isshun no aida mo jitto tat te wa i zu , guregooru kara me o hanasa zu-ni doa no hoo e toozakat te iku no dat ta .
 379to-wa-it-te-mo , marude kono heya o de te it te wa nara nai to-iu himitsu no meirei de-mo aru ka no yoo ni , isoga zu-ni jiwajiwa to hanare te iku .
 380kare wa tsuini genkan no ma made it ta .
 381soshite , kare ga saigo no hitoashi o ima kara hikinui ta subayai doosa o mi ta nara-ba , kono hito wa sono toki kakato ni yakedo o shi ta no da , to omoi kane nai hodo dat ta .
 382de , genkan no ma de wa , migite o gut-to kaidan no hoo ni nobashi , marude kaidan de wa konoyo no mono de wa nai sukui ga jibun o mat te kure te iru no da , to-iu yoo na kakkoo dat ta .
 383shihai-nin o donna koto ga at te mo konna kibun de tachisara se te wa nara nai .
 384sonna koto o yat tara mise ni-oke-ru jibun no chii wa kitto girigiri made abunaku naru ni chigai nai , to guregooru wa mi te tot ta .
 385ryooshin ni wa soo-shi-ta koto ga kare hodo ni wa wakat te i nai no da .
 386ryooshin wa einen no uchi ni , guregooru wa kono mise de isshoo shinpai ga nai no da , to-iu kakushin o kizukiage te shimat te iru shi , omake ni ima wa toomen no shinpai-goto ni anmari kakari kiri ni nat te iru no-de , saki no koto nado nentoo ni wa nai shimatsu dat ta .
 387da-ga , guregooru wa kono saki no koto o shinpai shi ta no da .
 388shihai-nin o hikitome , nadame , kakushin sa se , saigo ni wa mikata ni shi nakere ba nara nai .
 389guregooru to kazoku to no mirai wa nan to it te mo sono koto ni kakat te iru no da !
 390aa , imooto ga kono ba ni i te kure tara ii no-ni !
 391imooto wa rikoo-mono da .
 392sakki mo , guregooru ga ochitsuki-harat te aomuke ni ne te i ta toki , nai te i ta .
 393sore-ni , onna ni wa amai ano shihai-nin mo , imooto ni kudoka rere ba iken o kaeru daroo .
 394imooto nara genkan no doa o shime , genkan no ma de shihai-nin no odoroki o nan-to-ka nadame ta koto daroo .
 395tokoro-ga , imooto wa choodo iawase zu , guregooru jishin ga yara nakere ba nara nai no da .
 396soko-de , karada o ugokasu jibun no genzai no nooryoku ga dono kurai aru ka mo mada zenzen wakara nai to-iu koto o wasure , mata jibun no hanashi wa osoraku wa kondo mo kitto aite ni kikitot te wa morae nai daroo to-iu koto mo wasure te , doa-ita kara hanare , hirai te iru toguchi o toot te karada o zurashi te iki , shihai-nin no tokoro e iko o to shi ta .
 397shihai-nin wa moo genkan no mae no tataki ni aru tesuri ni kokkei na kakkoo de ryoote de shigamitsui te i ta no dat ta .
 398tokoro-ga , guregooru wa tachimachi , nani ka tsukamaru mono o motome nagara chiisana sakebi o age te , takusan no chiisana ashi o shita ni shi ta mama batari to ochi ta .
 399soo naru ka nara nu toki ni , kare wa kono asa hajimete karada ga raku ni naru no o kanji ta .
 400takusan no chiisana ashi wa shikkato yuka o fumae te i ta .
 401sore-ra no ashi wa kanzen ni omou mama ni ugoku no da .
 402sore ni kizuku to , ureshikat ta .
 403sore-ra no ashi wa , kare ga iko o to suru hoo e kare o hakon de iko o to sae suru no dat ta .
 404soko-de kare wa hayaku mo , issai no nayami wa moo kore de sukkari kaishoo suru bakari ni nat ta zo , to omot ta .
 405da-ga , sono shunkan , osae ta ugoki no tame ni karada o burabura yusuri nagara , hahaoya kara ikura mo hanare te i nai tokoro de hahaoya to choodo mukaiat te yuka no ue ni yokotawat ta toki ni , mattaku hooshin-jootai ni aru yoo ni mie ta hahaoya ga gaba to takaku tobiagari , ryooude o ookiku hiroge , te no yubi o minna hirai te , saken da no dat ta .
 406‘ tasuke te !
 407doo-ka tasuke te ! ’
 408marude gure-gooru o yoku mi yoo to suru ka no yoo ni , atama o shita ni muke te i ta no da ga , sono kakkoo to wa gyaku ni omowa-zu-shira-zu ushiro e sutasuta to arui te it ta .
 409jibun no ushiro ni wa shokuji no yooi ga shi te aru teeburu ga aru koto o wasure te shimat te i ta .
 410soshite , teeburu no tokoro e ikitsuku to , hooshin shi ta yoo ni nat te isoi de sore ni koshi o oroshi , jibun no sugu soba de hikkurikaet ta ookina koohii_ cdot_ -potto kara dakudaku koohii ga juutan no ue e koboreochiru no ni mo zenzen kizuka nai yoosu dat ta .
 411‘ o-kaa-san , o-kaa-san ’ to , guregooru wa hikui koe de ii , hahaoya no hoo o miage ta .
 412isshun , shihai-nin no koto wa mattaku kare no nentoo kara sat te i ta .
 413sono-kawari , nagareru koohii o nagame te , nan do ka ago o pakupaku ugokasa nai de wa i rare nakat ta .
 414sore o mi te hahaoya wa aratamete ookina sakebigoe o age , teeburu kara nigedashi , kake te it ta chichioya no ryooude no naka ni taore te shimat ta .
 415shikashi , ima wa guregooru ni wa ryooshin o kamat te iru hima ga nakat ta .
 416shihai-nin wa moo genkan no soto no kaidan no ue ni i ta .
 417tesuri no ue ni ago o nose , saigo ni kochira no hoo e furikaet te iru .
 418guregooru wa dekiru-dake kakujitsu ni oitsuko o to shi te , sutaato o kit ta .
 419shihai-nin wa nani ka kanzui ta ni chigai nakat ta .
 420to-iu-no-wa , kare wa nan dan mo issoku-tobi ni oriru to , sugata o keshi te shimat ta no dat ta .
 421nige te iki nagara mo , ‘ hyaa ! ’ to saken da .
 422sono sakebigoe ga tatemono no kaidan-bu juu ni hibii ta .
 423mazui koto ni , shihai-nin no kono tooboo wa , sore made hikaku-teki ochitsui te i ta chichioya o mo konran sa se ta yoo dat ta .
 424chichioya wa jibun de mo shihai-nin no ato o ot te iku to-ka , aruiwa sukunaku-tomo shihai-nin no ato o oo u to suru guregooru no jama o shi nai to-ka-iu no de wa naku-te , shihai-nin ga booshi to oobaa to issho ni isu no hito tsu no ue ni oki-wasure te it ta sutekki o migite de tsukami , hidarite de wa ookina shinbun o teeburu kara tot te , ashi o fuminarashi nagara , sutekki to shinbun to o fut te guregooru o kare no heya e oikaesu koto ni torikakat ta .
 425guregooru ga ikura tanon de mo dame da shi , ikura tanon de mo chichioya ni wa kikiire te morae nakat ta .
 426donna ni herikudat te atama o mawashi te mi te mo , chichioya wa tada iyoiyo tsuyoku ashi o fuminarasu dake da .
 427mukoo de wa hahaoya ga , samui tenkoo ni-mo-kakawara-zu mado o hito tsu akehanachi , karada o noridashi te kao o mado kara zutto soto ni dashi ta mama , ryoote no naka ni ume te iru .
 428toori to kaidan-bu to no aida ni wa tsuyoku fukinukeru kaze ga tat te , mado no kaaten wa fuki makura re , teeburu no ue no shinbun wa gasagasa iu shi , nan mai ka no shinbun wa barabara ni nat te yuka no ue e tobasa re ta .
 429chichioya wa yoosha-naku oitate , yaban-jin no yoo ni shisshit to iu no dat ta .
 430tokoro-de , guregooru wa mada ato-shi-zari no renshuu wa zenzen shi te i nakat ta shi , mata jissai , hidoku noronoro to shika susume nakat ta .
 431guregooru ga muki o kaeru koto sae deki tara , sugu ni mo jibun no heya e ike ta koto daroo ga , tema no kakaru hookoo-tenkan o yat te chichioya o iraira sa seru koto o osore ta no dat ta .
 432sore-ni , itsu chichioya no te ni nigira re ta sutekki de senaka ka atama ka ni chimei-teki na ichigeki o kurau ka wakara nakat ta .
 433da-ga , kekkyoku no tokoro , muki o kaeru koto no hoka ni nokosa re ta tedate wa nakat ta .
 434to-iu-no-wa , bikkuri shi ta koto ni , ato-shi-zari shi te iku no de wa kesshite hookoo o kichinto tamotsu koto ga deki nai to wakat ta no dat ta .
 435soko-de kare wa , tae-zu fuan-ge ni chichioya no hoo ni yokome o tsukai nagara , dekiru-dake subayaku muki o kae hajime ta .
 436shikashi , jitsu no tokoro sono doosa wa hidoku noronoro to shika deki nakat ta .
 437osoraku chichioya mo kare no zen'i ni kizui ta no daroo .
 438to-iu-no-wa , kare no ugoki no jama wa shi nai de , tokidoki tooku no hoo kara sutekki no sentan de sono hookoo-tenkan no doosa no shiki o toru yoo na kakkoo o suru no dat ta .
 439chichioya no ano tae gatai shisshit to-iu oitate no koe sae nakat tara , donna ni yokat taro o !
 440sore o kiku to , guregooru wa mattaku do o ushinat te shimau .
 441moo hotondo muki o kae owat ta to-iu-no-ni , itsu de-mo kono shisshit to-iu koe ni ki o tora re te , orooro shi te shimai , matamoya sukoshi bakari moto no hookoo e modot te shimau no da .
 442da-ga , tootoo umai guai ni atama ga doa no kuchi made tasshi ta ga , tokoro-ga kare no karada no haba ga hiro sugi te , sugu ni wa toorinuke rare nai to-iu koto ga wakat ta .
 443guregooru ga tooru no ni juubun na toorimichi o tsukuru tame ni , moo ippoo no doa-ita o ake te yaru nado to-iu koto wa , ima no yoo na kokoro no jootai ni aru chichioya ni wa muron no koto mattaku omoitsuku hazu ga nakat ta .
 444chichioya no omoikon de iru koto wa , tada moo gure-gooru o dekiru-dake hayaku heya e ika seru to-iu koto dake dat ta .
 445guregooru wa mazu tachiagat te , osoraku sono kakkoo de doa o toorinukeru koto ga dekiru no daroo ga , sono tame ni gure-gooru ga shi nakere ba nara nai mawari-kudoi junbi mo , chichioya wa kesshite yuruso o to wa shi nai daroo .
 446osoraku , marude shoogai nado wa nai ka no yoo ni , ima wa kakubetsu ni sawagitate te guregooru o oitate te iru no da .
 447guregooru no ushiro de kikoe te iru no wa , moo konoyo de tada hitori no chichioya no koe no yoo ni wa hibika nakat ta .
 448soshite , hontoo no tokoro , moo joodan-goto de wa nakat ta .
 449soko-de guregooru wa , doo to de-mo nare to-iu kimochi ni nat te , doa ni karada o oshikon da .
 450karada no katagawa ga mochiagari , kare wa doa-kuchi ni naname ni toritsui te shimat ta .
 451ippoo no wakibara ga sukkari surimuke , hakushoku no doa ni iyarashii shimi ga nokot ta .
 452yagate kare wa sukkari hasamat te shimai , hitori de wa moo ugoku koto mo deki nakat ta .
 453karada no ippoo no gawa no ashi wa mina chuu ni ukabiagat te shimai , moo ippoo no gawa no ashi wa itai hodo yuka ni oshitsuke rare te iru .
 454-- sono toki , chichioya ga ushiro kara ima wa hontoo ni tasukaru tsuyoi hito tsuki o kare no karada ni kure ta .
 455soko-de kare wa , hageshiku chi o nagashi nagara , heya no naka no tooku no hoo made sutton de it ta .
 456soko-de doa ga sutekki de batan to toji rare , yagate , tsuini atari wa shizuka ni nat ta .
 457yuugure no usu-akari no naka de guregooru wa yatto omokurushii shisshin shi ta yoo na nemuri kara mezame ta .
 458kitto , betsu-ni samatage ga naku tomo sore hodo osoku mezameru to-iu yoo na koto wa nakat taro o .
 459to-iu-no-wa , juubun ni yasun da shi , nemuri-tari ta kanji de at ta .
 460shikashi , subayai ashioto to genkan no ma ni tsuujiru doa o yoojin-bukaku shimeru monooto to de me o samasa re ta yoo ni omoeru no dat ta .
 461denki no gaitoo no hikari ga aojiroku tenjoo to kagu no joobu to ni utsut te i ta ga , shita ni iru guregooru no mawari wa kurakat ta .
 462ima yatto ari-gatami ga wakat ta .
 463shokkaku de mada bu-kiyoo-ge ni saguri nagara , karada o noronoro to doa no hoo e zurashi te it te , soko de okot ta koto o mi yoo to shi ta .
 464karada no hidarigawa wa tada ip pon no nagai fu-yukai ni hikitsuru kizuguchi no yoo ni omoe ta ga , ryoogawa ni naran de iru chiisana ashi de honkaku-teki na bikko o hika nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 465sore-ni ip pon no ashi wa gozen no jiken no aida ni juushoo o ot te i ta
 466-- tada ip pon shika fushoo shi te i nai koto wa , hotondo kiseki dat ta -- .
 467soshite , sono ashi wa shin de ushiro e hikizura re te i ta .
 468doa no tokoro de yatto , nan-de soko made obikiyose rare te it ta no ka , wakat ta .
 469sore wa nani ka tabemono no nioi dat ta .
 470to-iu-no-wa , soko ni wa amai miruku o ire ta hachi ga ari , miruku no naka ni wa shiro-pan no chiisana hito kire ga ukan de i ta .
 471kare wa yorokobi no amari hotondo warai dasu tokoro dat ta .
 472asa yori-mo kuufuku wa hidoku , sugu me no ue made atama o miruku no naka ni tsukkon da .
 473da-ga , ma-mo-naku shitsuboo shi te atama o hikkome ta .
 474atsukai nikui karada no hidarigawa no tame ni taberu koto ga muzukashii bakari de naku -- soshite , karada zentai ga fuufuu ii nagara kyooryoku shi te yatto taberu koto ga deki ta no da -- , sono ue , fudan wa kare no koobutsu no nomimono de ari , kitto imooto ga sono tame ni oi te kure ta no daroo ga , miruku ga zenzen umaku nai .
 475sore-dokoro-ka , hotondo iyake o oboe te hachi kara karada o somuke , heya no chuuoo e hat te modot te it ta .
 476guregooru ga doa no sukima kara miru to , ima ni wa gasu-too ga tomot te i ta .
 477fudan wa kono jikoku ni wa chichioya ga gogo ni de ta shinbun o hahaoya ni , soshite tokidoki wa imooto ni mo koe o hariage te yon de kika seru no o tsune ni shi te i ta no da ga , ima wa mattaku monooto ga kikoe nakat ta .
 478imooto ga itsu-mo kare ni katat tari , tegami ni kai tari shi te i ta kono roodoku wa , osoraku saikin de wa oyoso sutare te shimat te i ta yoo dat ta .
 479da-ga , tashika ni ie wa kara de wa nai hazu na no-ni , atari mo sukkari shizumarikaet te i ta .
 480‘ kazoku wa nan-to shizuka na seikatsu o okut te iru n daroo ’ to , guregooru wa jibun ni iikikase , kurayami no naka o jitto mitsume nagara , jibun ga ryooshin to imooto to ni konna rippa na juukyo de konna seikatsu o sa seru koto ga dekiru koto ni ookina hokori o oboe ta .
 481da-ga , moshi ima , arayuru ansei ya koofuku ya manzoku ga kyoofu de owari o tsugeru koto ni nat tara doo daroo ka .
 482konna kangae ni mayoikon de shimawa nai yoo ni , guregooru wa mushiro ugoki dashi , heya no naka o achikochi ha-i-mawat ta .
 483nagai yoru no aida ni , ichi do wa ippoo no gawa no doa ga , ichi do wa moo ippoo no ga , chotto dake hiraki , sugu ni mata shime rare ta .
 484dare ka ga kitto heya no naka e hairu yooji ga at ta ni chigai nai no da ga , sore ni-shiro tamerai mo amari ni ookikat ta no da .
 485soko-de guregooru wa ima e tsuujiru doa no sugu soba ni tomat te i te , tamerat te iru hoomon-sha o heya no naka e ireru ka , aruiwa sukunaku-tomo sono hoomon-sha ga dare ka o shiro o to kesshin shi te i ta .
 486tokoro-ga , doa wa moo ni do to hiraka re zu , guregooru ga mat te i ta koto mo munashikat ta .
 487doa ga mina tozasa re te i ta asa ni wa , minna ga kare no heya e hairo o to shi ta no dat ta ga , kare ga hito tsu no doa o ake , hoka no doa mo hiru no aida ni ake rare ta yoo na no-ni , ima to nat te wa dare mo yat te wa ko zu , kagi mo sotogawa kara sashikoma re te i ta .
 488yoru osoku nat te kara yatto , ima no akari ga kesa re ta .
 489sore-de , ryooshin to imooto to ga sonna ni nagai aida oki te i ta koto ga , tayasuku wakat ta .
 490to-iu-no-wa , hakkiri kikitoru koto ga deki ta no da ga , sono toki san nin zenbu ga tsumasaki de arui te toozakat te it ta no dat ta .
 491sore-de-wa asa made moo dare mo gure-gooru no heya e wa hait te ko nai to-iu wake da .
 492da-kara , jibun no seikatsu o koko de doo-iu fuu ni sekkei su beki ka , jama sa re zu-ni tokkuri kangaeru jikan ga tappuri to aru wake da .
 493da-ga , kare ga ima bettari yuka ni hebaritsuku yoo ni shi-i rare te iru tenjoo no takai hirobiro to shi ta heya wa , naze ka riyuu o mii-dasu koto wa deki nakat ta keredo-mo , kare no kokoro o fuan ni shi ta .
 494nanishiro go nen-rai kare ga sun de i ta heya na no-de , doo-shi-te sonna ki ni naru no ka wakara nakat ta .
 495-- soshite , nakaba mu-ishiki ni karada no muki o kae , chotto hazukashii kimochi ga nai wake de wa nakat ta ga , isoi de sofa no shita ni mogurikon da .
 496soko de wa , senaka ga sukoshi osaetsuke rareru shi , atama o moo motageru koto ga deki nai ni-mo-kakawara-zu , sugu hidoku igokochi ga yoi yoo ni omowa re ta .
 497tada , karada no haba ga hiro sugi te , sofa no shita ni suppori hairu koto ga deki nai no ga zannen dat ta .
 498soko ni kare wa hito-ban-juu i ta .
 499sono yoru wa , aruiwa kuufuku no tame ni tae-zu me o samasa se rare nagara mou touto shi tari , aruiwa shinpai ya hakkiri shi nai kiboo ni omoifuket tari shi nagara , sugoshi ta no dat ta .
 500sonna shinpai ya kiboo o omot te mo ketsuron wa onaji de , sashiatari wa heisei na taido o mamori , nintai to saishin na enryo to ni-yot-te kazoku no mono-tachi ni samazama na fukai o tae rareru yoo ni shi te yara ne ba nara nu to-iu ketsuron dat ta .
 501soo-shi-ta fukai na koto o kare no genzai no jootai ni-oi-te wa itsu ka wa kazoku no mono-tachi ni atae nai wake ni wa ika nai no da .
 502tsugi no asa-hayaku , mada hotondo yoru no uchi dat ta ga , guregooru wa hayaku mo katame ta bakari no kesshin o tameshi te miru kikai o mot ta .
 503to-iu-no-wa , genkan no ma no hoo kara hotondo kanzen ni mizukuroi shi ta imooto ga doa o ake , kinchoo shi ta yoosu de naka o nozoi ta no dat ta .
 504imooto wa sugu ni wa kare no sugata o mitsuke nakat ta ga , kare ga sofaa no shita ni iru no o mitomeru to -- doko ka ni iru ni kimat te iru de wa nai ka . ton de nigeru koto nanka deki nakat ta no da -- hidoku odoroi ta no-de , do o ushinat te shimat te sotogawa kara futatabi doa o pishari to shime te shimat ta .
 505da-ga , jibun no taido o kookai shi te de-mo iru ka no yoo ni , sugu mata doa o ake , juubyoo-nin ka mishira-nu ningen ka no tokoro ni iru yoo na kakkoo de tsumasaki de arui te heya no naka e hait te ki ta .
 506guregooru wa atama o sofaa no heri no sugu chikaku made nobashi te , imooto o nagame ta .
 507miruku o hottarakashi ni shi ta no ni kizuku daroo ka .
 508shikamo kesshite shokuyoku ga nai kara de wa nakat ta no da .
 509mata , kare no kuchi ni motto au yoo na betsu na tabemono o mot te kuru no daroo ka .
 510imooto ga jibun de soo shi te kure nai daroo ka .
 511imooto ni sono koto o chuui suru kurai nara , uejini shi ta hoo ga mashi da .
 512sore-ni-mo-kakawara-zu , hontoo wa sofaa no shita kara tobi-dashi te , imooto no ashimoto ni mi o nage , nani ka umai mono o kure to ii taku te tamara nai no dat ta .
 513tokoro-ga , imooto wa mada ippai hait te iru miruku no hachi ni sugu kizui te , fushigi soo na kao o shi ta .
 514hachi kara wa sukoshi bakari no miruku ga mawari ni kobore te iru dake dat ta .
 515imooto wa sugu hachi o toriage ta ga , sore mo sude de wa naku-te , borokire de yaru no dat ta .
 516soshite , hachi o mot te de te it ta .
 517guregooru wa , imooto ga kawari ni nani o mot te kuru daroo ka to hidoku kooki-shin ni kara re , sore ni-tsui-te jitsu-ni samazama na koto o kangae te mi ta .
 518shikashi , imooto ga shinsetsu-shin kara jissai ni mot te ki ta mono o , kangae ta dake de wa ateru koto wa deki nakat ta ni chigai nai .
 519kare no shikoo o tamesu tame , iroiro na mono o eran de ki te , sore o zenbu , furui shinbun-shi no ue ni hiroge ta no dat ta .
 520hanbun kusat ta furui yasai , katamat te shimat ta shiro-soosu ni kurumat ta yuushoku no tabenokori no hone , hito tsubu futa tsubu no hoshi-budoo to aamondo , guregooru ga futsu ka mae ni mazuku te kue nai to it ta chiizu , nani mo nut te wa nai pan , bataa o nut ta pan , bataa o nuri , shioaji o tsuke ta pan .
 521nao sono hoka ni , osoraku eikyuu ni guregooru sen'yoo to kime ta rashii hachi o oi ta .
 522sore ni wa mizu ga tsuga re te at ta .
 523soshite , guregooru ga jibun no mae de wa tabe nai daroo to-iu koto o imooto wa shit te iru no-de , omoiyari kara isoi de heya o de te iki , sarani kagi sae kake te shimat ta .
 524sore-to-iu-no-mo , suki na yoo ni kiraku ni shi te tabe te mo ii no da , to guregooru ni wakara seru tame na no da .
 525soko-de shokuji ni torikakaru to , guregooru no takusan no chiisana ashi wa gasagasa it ta .
 526doo mo kizu wa mina sudeni kanzen ni naot ta ni chigai nakat ta .
 527moo shishoo wa kanji nakat ta .
 528kare wa sono koto ni odoroki , hito tsuki ijoo mo mae ni naifu de honno sukoshi bakari yubi o kit ta ga , sono kizu ga ototoi mo mada kanari itan da , to-iu koto o kangae ta .
 529‘ ima de wa binkan-sa ga het ta no ka-na ’ to , kare wa omoi , hayaku mo chiizu o gatsugatsu tabe hajime ta .
 530hoka no dono tabemono yori-mo , kono chiizu ga , tachimachi , kare o tsuyoku hikitsuke ta no dat ta .
 531tsugitsugi to ikioi kit te , mata manzoku no amari me ni namida o ukabe nagara , kare wa chiizu , yasai , soosu to tabe te it ta .
 532tokoro-ga shinsen na tabemono wa umaku nakat ta .
 533sono nioi ga mattaku gaman deki zu , sono tame ni tabe yoo to omou shina o sukoshi bakari waki e hikizut te it ta hodo dat ta .
 534moo tokku ni subete o tairage te shimai , sono ba de noonoo to yoko ni nat te i ta toki , imooto wa kare ni hikisagaru yoo ni to aizu suru tame , yukkuri to kagi o mawashi ta .
 535kare wa moo hotondo utouto shi te i ta no ni-mo-kakawara-zu , sono oto de tachimachi odorokasa re te shimat ta .
 536kare wa mata sofaa no shita e isoi de mogut ta .
 537da-ga , imooto ga heya ni iru honno mijikai jikan de at te mo , sofa no shita ni todomat te iru no ni wa , hidoi jisei ga hitsuyoo dat ta .
 538to-iu-no-wa , tappuri shokuji o shi ta tame , karada ga sukoshi fukuran de , sofa no shita no semai basho de wa hotondo kokyuu suru koto ga deki nakat ta .
 539nan do ka kasuka ni iki ga tsumari soo ni nari nagara , ikura ka namida ga de te kuru me de kare wa nagame ta no da ga , nani mo kizui te i nai imooto wa hooki de nokorimono o hakiatsumeru bakari de naku , guregooru ga zenzen te o tsuke nakat ta tabemono made , marude moo tsukae nai no da to-iu yoo ni hakiatsume ta .
 540soshite , soo-shi-ta mono o zenbu , baketsu no naka e sute , ki no futa o shi te , sore-kara issai no mono o heya no soto e hakobidashi te it ta .
 541imooto ga muki o kaeru ka kae nai ka no uchi ni , guregooru wa hayaku mo sofa no shita kara haide te , karada o nobashi , iki o ire ta .
 542koo-iu fuu ni shi te mainichi guregooru wa shokuji o atae rare ta .
 543ik kai wa asa , ryooshin to jochuu to ga mada nemut te iru toki de , ni kai-me wa minna no chuushoku ga owat ta ato da .
 544to-iu-no-wa , shokuji-go , ryooshin wa shibaraku hirune o shi , jochuu wa imooto kara nani ka yooji o iitsuke rare te tsukai ni dasa reru .
 545tashika ni minna wa gure-gooru o uejini sa se yoo to wa shi nakat ta ga , osoraku kare no shokuji ni-tsui-te wa tada imooto no kuchi kara tsutaekiku to-iu ijoo no gaman wa deki nakat ta no daroo .
 546mata kitto imooto mo , nanishiro hontoo ni ryooshin wa juubun kurushin de iru no da kara , osoraku honno wazuka na kanashimi dake de at te mo habui te yaro o to shi te iru no daroo .
 547ano saisho no asa , donna koojitsu ni-yot-te isha to kagi-ya to o ie kara oikaeshi ta no ka , guregooru wa zenzen shiru koto ga deki nakat ta .
 548to-iu-no-wa , kare no iu koto wa aite ni wa kikitore nai no-de , dare-hitori to-shi-te , soshite imooto made mo , kare no hoo de wa tanin no iu koto ga wakaru , to wa omowa nakat ta no da .
 549soko-de , imooto ga jibun no heya ni iru toki ni mo , tada tokidoki imooto ga tameiki o morashi tari , seijin-tachi no namae o tonaeru no o kiku dake de manzoku shi nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 550nochi ni nat te imooto ga sukoshi wa subete no koto ni nareru yoo ni nat ta toki ni hajimete , -- kanzen ni nareru to-iu yoo na koto wa muron kesshite mondai to wa nara nakat ta -- guregooru wa shitashi-sa o kome ta kotoba to-ka , aruiwa soo kaishaku sa reru kotoba to-ka o tokidoki komimi ni hasamu koto ga deki ta .
 551guregooru ga shokuji o sakan ni katazuke ta toki ni wa , ‘ aa , kyoo wa oishikat ta no ne ’ to , imooto wa ii , shidai ni kazu-shigeku kurikaesa reru yoo ni nat ta sore to hantai ni te o tsuke te i nai baai ni wa , hotondo kanashi-ge ni koo iu no ga tsune dat ta .
 552‘ mata minna te o tsuke nai de aru wa ’
 553tokoro-de , guregooru wa chokusetsu ni wa nyuusu o kiku koto ga deki nakat ta keredo-mo , rinshitsu no hanashigoe o iroiro kikitoru no dat ta .
 554hitogoe ga kikoeru to , kare wa sugu sore ni chikai doa no tokoro e isoi de iki , karada zentai o doa ni oshi-tsukeru .
 555kotoni hajime no uchi wa , tatoi tada kosokoso-banashi ni-shiro , nani ka kare ni-tsui-te no koto de nai yoo na hanashi wa nakat ta .
 556futsu ka no aida , san do san do no shokuji ni , doo shi tara ii no daroo , to-iu soodan o yat te iru no ga kika re ta .
 557tokoro-de , shokuji to shokuji to no aida no jikan ni mo , onaji wadai ga katara reru no dat ta .
 558to-iu-no-wa , dare-hitori to-shi-te hitori dake rusu o shi yoo to shi nakat ta shi , mata donna koto ga at te mo juukyo o sukkari kara ni suru koto wa deki nakat ta no-de , itsu de-mo ie ni wa sukunaku-tomo kazoku no uchi no futari ga nokot te iru no da .
 559jochuu mo saisho no hi ni -- jochuu ga kono dekigoto ni-tsui-te nani o shit te iru no ka , mata dono kurai shit te iru no ka wa , amari akiraka de wa nakat ta ga -- sugu ni hima o kureru yoo ni to hiza o tsui te hahaoya ni tanomi , sono juu-go fun go ni ie o de te iku toki ni wa , namida-nagara ni hima o dashi te morat ta koto no rei o it ta .
 560marude kono ie de shimeshi te morat ta saidai no onkei da to de-mo iu yoo na chooshi dat ta .
 561soshite , dare mo kanojo ni motome ta wake de mo nai no-ni , honno sukoshi de-mo hito ni wa morashi mase n kara , nado to hidoku honki de chikau no dat ta .
 562jochuu ga hima o tot ta no-de , ima de wa imooto ga hahaoya to issho ni ryoori mo shi nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 563to-wa-it-te-mo , sore wa taishite hone ga ore nakat ta .
 564nanishiro hotondo nani mo tabe nakat ta no da .
 565guregooru wa kurikaeshi kii ta no da ga , dare ka ga hoka no mono ni mukat te taberu yoo ni to unagashi te mo muda de , de te kuru henji to-ie-ba tada ‘ iya , takusan ’ to-ka-iu yoo na kotoba dake ni kimat te i ta .
 566shurui mo osoraku zenzen noma nai yoo dat ta .
 567shotchuu imooto wa chichioya ni , biiru o nomi taku nai ka to tazune , jibun de tori ni iku kara , to kokoro kara mooshideru no da ga , sore-de-mo chichioya ga damat te iru to , chichi ga seken-tei o habakat te shinpai shi te iru kimochi o torinozoko o to shi te , monban no okami-san ni biiru o tori ni it te morat te mo ii no da , to iu no dat ta .
 568tokoro-ga chichioya wa saigo ni ookina koe de ‘ ira nai ’ to , iu .
 569soshite , sore de moo ni do to biiru no koto wa hanasa re nakat ta .
 570saisho no hi no uchi ni , chichioya wa hayaku mo hahaoya to imooto to ni mukat te zaisan-jootai to kore kara no mitooshi to ni-tsui-te sukkari hanashi te kika se ta .
 571tokidoki teeburu kara tachiagat te , go nen mae ni jibun no mise ga hasan shi ta toki ni sukuidashi ta chiisana kinko kara nani ka kakitsuke ya choobo o mot te kuru no dat ta .
 572te no kore da kagi o ake , tsugi ni sagashi te iru mono o toridashi ta ato de kagi o shimeru oto ga kikoe te ki ta .
 573chichioya no sono toki no setsumei wa , ichimen de wa , guregooru ga kankin-seikatsu o suru yoo ni nat te irai hajimete ureshiku omot ta koto dat ta .
 574guregooru wa sore made , ano mise kara chichioya no te ni nokosa re ta mono wa zenzen nai no da , to kangae te i ta .
 575sukunaku-tomo chichioya wa guregooru ni-taishi-te sono hantai no koto wa zenzen iwa nakat ta .
 576mottomo guregooru mo sono koto ni-tsui-te chichioya ni tazune ta koto wa nakat ta no de wa at ta .
 577guregooru ga sono koro ki o tsukat te i ta koto wa , kazoku zen'in o kanzen na zetsuboo e oikon da shoobai-joo no fukoo o dekiru-dake hayaku kazoku no mono tachi ni wasure saseru tame ni zenryoku o tsukusu to-iu koto dat ta .
 578soko-de ano tooji kare wa tokubetsu ni nesshin ni hataraki hajime , hotondo ichiya ni-shi-te tsumara nu ten'in kara tabi-mawari no seerusuman to nat ta .
 579seerusuman ni wa muron kanemooke no chansu ga iroiro ari , shigoto no seika wa sugusama buai no katachi de genkin ni kawari , sore o ie ni mochikaet te , odoroki yorokobu kazoku no me no mae no teeburu no ue ni narabe te miseru koto ga deki ta .
 580are wa subarashii jiki dat ta .
 581guregooru wa ato ni nat te kara mo , kazoku zentai no keihi o makanau koto ga deki , mata , jijitsu makanat ta dake no kane o mooke wa shi ta ga , ano hajime no koro no subarashii jiki wa , sukunaku-tomo , ano koro no kagayakashi-sa de ni do kurikaesa reru koto wa nakat ta .
 582kajin mo gure-gooru mo sono koto ni nare , kajin wa kansha shi te kane o uketori , kare mo yorokon de kane o dasu no dat ta ga , tokubetsu na kimochi no atataka-sa to-iu mono wa moo okora nakat ta .
 583tada imooto dake wa guregooru ni-taishi-te mada chikai kankei o mochi tsuzuke te i ta .
 584guregooru to wa chigat te ongaku ga daisuki de , kandoo-teki na hodo ni vaiorin o hiku koto ga dekiru imooto o , rainen ni nat tara ongaku-gakkoo e ire te yaro o , to-iu no ga kare no hisoka na keikaku dat ta .
 585soo naru to hidoku kane ga kakaru ga , sonna koto wa kooryo shi nai shi , mata sono kane mo nan-to-ka shi te tsukuru koto ga dekiru daroo .
 586guregooru ga machi ni kaet te ki te chotto taizai suru aida ni wa , shotchuu imooto to no kaiwa ni ongaku-gakkoo no hanashi ga de te kuru no dat ta ga , itsu de-mo tada utsukushii yume-monogatari ni sugi zu , sono jitsugen wa kangae rare nakat ta .
 587soshite , ryooshin mo kesshite konna mujaki na hanashi o kiku no o yorokobi wa shi nakat ta .
 588da-ga , guregooru wa kiwamete hakkiri to sono koto o kangae te i ta no de ari , kurisumasu no zen'ya ni wa sono koto o ogosoka ni sengen suru tsumori dat ta .
 589doa ni hebaritsui te karada o massugu ni okoshi , kikimimi o tate te iru aida ni mo , ima no jibun no jootai ni wa mattaku mueki na koo-shi-ta kangae ga , kare no atama o toorisugiru no dat ta .
 590tokidoki , zenshin no tsukare no tame ni moo zenzen kii te iru koto ga deki naku nari , ukkari shi te atama o doa ni butsuke , sugu ni mata kichinto tateru no dat ta .
 591to-iu-no-wa , sonna fuu ni shi te kare ga tateru donna chiisana monooto de-mo , rinshitsu ni kikoe , minna no kuchi o tsuguma se te shimau no da .
 592‘ mata nani o yat te iru n daroo ’ nado to , shibaraku shi te chichioya ga iu .
 593doo mo doa no hoo ni mukinaot te iru rashii .
 594sore-kara yatto , chuudan sa re ta kaiwa ga futatabi dandan to hajime rare te iku .
 595guregooru wa juubun ni kikitot ta no da ga -- to-iu-no-wa , chichioya wa setsumei o suru baai ni nan do mo kurikaesu no ga tsune dat ta . sono riyuu wa hito tsu ni wa kare jishin ga sudeni nagai aida koo-shi-ta koto ni ki o tsukawa naku nat te i ta kara de ari , moo hito tsu ni wa hahaoya ga ik kai kii ta dake de wa banji o sugu nomikome nakat ta kara da -- , subete no fukoo ni-mo-kakawara-zu , naruhodo mattaku wazuka bakari no mono de wa aru keredo-mo mukashi no zaisan ga mada nokot te i te , te o tsuke nai de oi ta rishi mo sono aida ni sukoshi bakari fue ta , to-iu koto de at ta .
 596sono ue , guregooru ga maitsuki ie ni ire te i ta kane mo -- kare wa jibun de wa honno ichi guruden ka ni guruden shika tora nakat ta -- sukkari tsukawa re te shimat ta wake de wa naku , takuwae rare te chotto-shi-ta kingaku ni nat te i ta .
 597guregooru wa doa no haigo de nesshin ni unazuki , kono omoigake nakat ta yoojin to ken'yaku to o yorokon da .
 598hontoo wa kono yobun na kane de shachoo ni-taisuru chichioya no fusai o motto herasu koto ga deki , kono chii kara hanareru koto ga dekiru hi mo zutto chikaku nat ta koto daroo ga , ima de wa chichioya no hakarai wa utagai mo naku issoo yokat ta wake da .
 599tokoro-de , konna kane de wa kazoku no mono ga risoku de seikatsu shi te ikeru nado to-iu no ni wa mattaku tari nai .
 600osoraku kazoku o ichi nen ka , seizei no tokoro ni nen gurai sasae te iku no ni juubun na dake daroo .
 601sore ijoo no mono de wa nakat ta .
 602tsumari , hontoo wa te o tsuke te wa nara nai , soshite masaka no toki no yooi ni tot te oka nakere ba nara nai teido no kingaku ni sugi nakat ta .
 603seikatsu-hi wa kasega nakere ba nara nai .
 604tokoro-de , chichioya wa kenkoo da ga nanishiro roojin de , moo go nenkan mo zenzen shigoto o se zu , izure ni shi te mo amari hatarakeru to-iu jishin wa nai .
 605hone wa ore ta ga seika no agara nakat ta shoogai no saisho no kyuuka de at ta kono go nen no aida ni , sukkari futot te shimat te , sono tame ni karada mo jiyuu ni ugoka naku nat te i ta .
 606soko-de hahaoya ga hataraka nakere ba nara nai no daroo ga , kore ga zensoku-mochi de , ie no naka o aruku no ni sae hone ga oreru shimatsu de at te , ichi nichi oki ni kokyuu-konnan ni ochiiri , hirai ta mado no mae no sofaa no ue de sugosa nakere ba nara nai .
 607suru-to imooto ga kasega nakere ba nara nai to-iu wake da ga , kore wa mada juu-nana sai no kodomo de ari , kore made no seikatsu de wa hidoku meguma re te sodat te ki ta no dat ta .
 608kirei na fuku o ki te , tappuri to nemuri , kaji no tetsudai o shi , sasayaka na kibarashi ni tokidoki kuwawari , nani-yori mo vaiorin o hiku , to-iu seikatsu no shikata dat ta .
 609doo-shi-te konna imooto ga kasegu koto ga dekiru daroo ka .
 610kazoku no hanashi ga kane o kasega nakere ba nara nai to-iu kono koto ni naru to , hajime no uchi wa guregooru wa itsu-mo doa o hanare te , doa no soba ni aru tsumetai kawa no sofa ni mi o nageru no dat ta .
 611to-iu-no-wa , chijoku to kanashimi no amari karada ga katto atsuku naru no dat ta .
 612shibashiba kare wa sono sofa no ue de nagai yoru o akashi , isshun mo nemura zu , tada nan jikan de-mo kawa o mushit te iru no dat ta .
 613aruiwa , taihen na rooku mo itowa zu , isu o hito tsu madogiwa e oshi te iki , sore-kara mado no tesuri ni haiagat te , isu de karada o sasae ta mama mado ni yori-kakat te i ta .
 614izen mado kara nagame te iru toki ni kanji ta kaihoo sa reru yoo na kimochi de-mo omoidashi te iru rashikat ta .
 615to-iu-no-wa , jissai , sukoshi hanare ta jibutsu mo ichi nichi ichi nichi to dandan bon'yari mieru yoo ni nat te it te i ta .
 616izen wa shotchuu mie te imaimashiku te tamara nakat ta mukoogawa no byooin mo , moo zenzen mie naku nat te i ta .
 617shizuka na , shikashi mattaku tokai-teki de aru sharu-rotte-gai ni jibun ga sun de iru no da to-iu koto o yoku shit te i nakat ta nara-ba , kare no mado kara mieru no wa , haiiro no sora to haiiro no daichi to ga miwake rare nai kurai ni tsunagat te iru kooya na no da , to omoi kane nai arisama dat ta .
 618chuui-bukai imooto wa ni do dake isu ga madogiwa ni aru no ni kizui ta ni chigai nakat ta ga , sore kara wa heya no sooji o shi ta ato de itsu de-mo isu o kichinto madobe ni oshi te yari , omake ni sono toki kara wa uchigawa no mado mo akehanashi te oi ta .
 619moshi guregooru ga imooto to hanasu koto ga deki , kanojo ga jibun no tame ni shi nakere ba nara nai koo-shi-ta subete no koto ni-taishi-te rei o iu koto ga dekiru no de at tara , kanojo no hooshi o motto kigaru ni ukeru koto ga deki ta daroo .
 620tokoro-ga , kare wa sore ga kurushiku te tamara nakat ta .
 621imooto wa muron , issai no koto no tsurai omoi o nuguisaro o to tsutome te i ta shi , toki ga tatsu ni-tsure-te muron dandan sore ga umaku iku yoo ni nat ta no da ga , guregooru mo jikan ga tatsu to-tomo-ni issai o hajime no koro yori-mo zutto seikaku ni mi te toru yoo ni nat ta .
 622imooto ga heya e ashi o fumiireru dake de , kare ni wa osoroshiku te nara nakat ta .
 623fudan wa guregooru no heya o dare ni mo mise mai to ki o kubat te iru no da ga , heya ni hait te kuru ya-ina-ya , doa o shimeru tema sae kake yoo to se zu , massugu ni mado e to hashiriyot te , marude iki ga tsumari soo da to iwa n bakari no kakkoo de awatadashiku ryoote de mado o hiraki , mada ikura samuku te mo shibaraku madogiwa ni tat ta mama de i te , shin-kokyuu suru .
 624koo yat te hashit te sawagashii oto o tateru koto de , guregooru o hi ni ni do bikkuri sa seru no da .
 625sono aida juu , kare wa sofa no shita de furue te i ta .
 626da-ga kare ni wa yoku wakaru no da ga , moshi guregooru ga iru heya de mado o shime kit te iru koto ga dekiru mono nara-ba , kitto konna koto wa yari taku wa nai no da .
 627aru toki , guregooru no henshin ga okot te kara hayaku mo hito tsuki ga tat te i ta shi , imooto mo moo guregooru no sugata o mi te bikkuri shi te shimau kakubetsu no riyuu nado wa nakunat te i ta no da ga , imooto wa itsu-mo yori-mo sukoshi hayaku yat-te-ki te , guregooru ga miugoki mo shi nai de , hontoo ni odokasu yoo na kakkoo de karada o tate ta mama , mado kara soto o nagame te iru bamen ni butsukat ta .
 628imooto ga heya ni hait te ko nakat ta to-shi-te mo , guregooru ni-tot-te wa igai de wa nakat taro o .
 629nanishiro soo-iu shisei o tot te iru koto de , sugu ni mado o akeru jama o shi te i ta wake da kara da .
 630tokoro-ga , imooto wa naka e hait te ko nai bakari-ka , ushiro e tobinoi te , doa o shime te shimat ta .
 631mishira-nu mono nara-ba , guregooru ga imooto no kuru no o machi-ukagat te i te , imooto ni kamitsuko o to shi te iru no da , to omot ta koto daroo .
 632guregooru wa muron sugu sofa no shita ni mi o kakushi ta ga , imooto ga mata yat-te-kuru made ni wa shoogo made mata ne ba nara nakat ta .
 633sono koto kara , jibun no sugata o miru koto wa imooto ni wa mada gaman ga nara nai no da shi , kore kara mo imooto ni wa zutto gaman deki nai ni chigai nai , sofa no shita kara de te iru honno wazuka na karada no bubun o mi ta dake de mo nigedashi tai kurai de , nigedashi te ika nai no wa yohodo jibun o osae te iru ni chigai nai no da , to kare wa hakkiri shit ta .
 634imooto ni jibun no sugata o mise nai tame ni , kare wa aru hi , senaka ni asanuno o nose te sofa no ue made hakon de it ta .
 635-- kono shigoto ni wa yo jikan mo kakat ta --
 636soshite , jibun no karada ga sukkari kakure te shimau yoo ni , mata imooto ga kagamikon de mo mie nai yoo ni shi ta .
 637moshi kono asanuno wa fu-hitsuyoo da to imooto ga omou nara-ba , imooto wa sore o toriharat te shimau koto mo dekiru daroo .
 638to-iu-no-wa , karada o konna fuu ni sukkari tojikome te shimau koto wa , guregooru ni-tot-te nagusami-goto nanka de wa nai kara da .
 639tokoro-ga , imooto wa asanuno o sono mama ni shi te oi ta .
 640omake ni gure-gooru ga ichi do atama de asanuno o yoojin-bukaku sukoshi bakari age te , imooto ga kono atarashii shikake o doo omot te iru no ka mi yoo to shi ta toki , imooto no me ni kansha no iro sae mi te tot ta yoo ni omot ta no dat ta .
 641saisho no ni shuukan ni wa , ryooshin wa doo shi te mo kare no heya ni hait te kuru koto ga deki nakat ta .
 642kore made ryooshin wa imooto o yakutata-zu no musume to omot te i ta no-de shibashiba hara o tate te i ta ga , ima no imooto no shigoto-buri o kanzen ni mitome te iru koto o , guregooru wa shibashiba kii ta .
 643tokoro-ga ryooshin wa shibashiba , imooto ga guregooru no heya de sooji shi te iru aida , futari de kare no heya no mae ni machikamae te i te , imooto ga de te kuru ya-ina-ya , heya no naka ga donna yoosu de aru ka , guregooru ga nani o tabe ta ka , sono toki kare ga donna taido o tot ta ka , kitto chotto kaihoo e mui te iru no ga mi rare ta no de nai ka , nado to katat te kika se nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 644tokoro-de hahaoya no hoo wa hikaku-teki hayaku gure-gooru o tazune te mi yoo to omot ta no dat ta ga , chichioya to imooto to ga mazu iroiro ri ni kanat ta riyuu o age te hahaoya o oshitodome ta .
 645sore-ra no riyuu o gure-gooru wa kiwamete chuui-bukaku kii te i ta ga , izure mo mattaku tadashii to omot ta .
 646tokoro-ga , ato ni naru to hahaoya o chikara-zuku de todome nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 647soshite , tome rare ta hahaoya ga ‘ guregooru no tokoro e ika se te ! ano ko wa watashi no kawaisoo na musuko na n da kara ! watashi ga ano ko no tokoro e ika nai de wa i rare nai to-iu koto ga , anta-tachi ni wa wakara nai no ? ’ to sakebu toki ni wa , muron mainichi de wa nai ga osoraku shuu ni ichi do wa hahaoya ga hait te ki ta hoo ga ii no de wa nai ka , to guregooru wa omot ta .
 648nan to it te mo hahaoya no hoo ga imooto yori wa banji o yoku kokoroe te iru no da .
 649imooto wa ikura kenage to wa it te mo mada kodomo de , kekkyoku wa kodomo-rashii keisotsu-sa kara konna ni muzukashii ninmu o hikiuke te iru no da .
 650hahaoya ni ai tai to-iu guregooru no negai wa , ma-mo-naku kanae rare ta .
 651hiru no aida wa ryooshin no koto o kangae te madogiwa ni wa iku mai , to guregooru wa kangae te i ta ga , ichi , ni meetoru-shihoo no yuka no ue de wa taishite hai-mawaru wake ni ika nakat ta shi , yuka no ue ni jitto shi te iru koto wa yonaka de at te mo gaman suru koto ga muzukashiku , tabemono mo yagate moo sukoshi mo tanoshimi de wa naku nat te i ta no-de , kibarashi no tame ni kabe no ue ya tenjoo o juuoo-juu-monji ni hai-mawaru shuukan o mi-ni-tsuke te i ta .
 652tokuni ue no tenjoo ni burasagat te iru no ga suki dat ta .
 653yuka no ue ni jitto shi te iru no to wa mattaku chigau .
 654iki ga issoo jiyuu ni tsukeru shi , karui shindoo ga karada no naka o tsutawat te iku .
 655soshite , guregooru ga tenjoo ni burasagat te hotondo koofuku na hooshin-jootai ni aru toki , ashi o hanashi te yuka no ue e dosun to ochi te jibun de mo odoroku koto ga at ta .
 656da-ga , ima de-wa muron izen to wa chigat te jibun no karada o jiyuu ni suru koto ga deki , konna ookina tsuiraku no toki de-sae kega o suru koto wa nakat ta .
 657imooto wa , guregooru ga jibun de kangaedashi ta kono atarashii nagusami ni sugu kizuki -- jissai , kare wa hai-mawaru toki ni karada kara deru nen'eki no ato o tokorodokoro ni nokosu no dat ta , -- guregooru ga hai-mawaru no o saidai no kibo de kanoo ni sa se te yaro o to-iu koto o kangae , sono jama ni naru kagu , koto-ni nani-yori mo tansu to tsukue to o toriharao o to shi ta .
 658tokoro-ga , sono shigoto wa hitori de wa yare nakat ta .
 659chichioya no tasuke o kari yoo to wa omowa nakat ta shi , jochuu mo kitto sore hodo yaku ni wa tata nai daroo .
 660to-iu-no-wa , kono juu-roku sai bakari no shoojo wa , mae no ryoori-onna ga hima o tot te kara kenage ni gaman shi te i ta ga , daidokoro no kagi wa tae-zu kake te oi te , tada tokubetsu ni yoba re ta toki dake akeru dake de yoi to-iu koto ni shi te kure , to negaide te , yurusa re te i ta no dat ta .
 661soko-de imooto to-shi-te wa , chichioya ga i nai toki o mihakarat te hahaoya o tsure te iku yori hoka ni hoohoo ga nakat ta .
 662koofun shi ta yorokobi no koe o age te hahaoya wa yat-te-ki ta ga , guregooru no heya no doa no mae de damarikon de shimat ta .
 663hajime wa muron imooto ga heya no naka ga banji chan-to shi te iru ka-doo-ka o kenbun shi ta ga , tsugi ni yatto hahaoya o haira se ta .
 664guregooru wa ooisogi de asanuno o issoo fukaku , mata itsu-mo yori shiwa o takusan tsukut te hikkabut ta .
 665zentai wa jissai ni tada guuzen sofa no ue ni nage rare ta asanuno no yoo ni mieru dake dat ta .
 666guregooru wa kondo mo , asanuno no shita de kossori yoosu o ukagau koto o yame nakat ta .
 667konkai sugu hahaoya o miru koto wa dannen shi ta .
 668tada , hahaoya ga yat-te-ki ta koto dake o yorokon da .
 669‘ irasshai na , mie nai wa yo ’ to , imooto ga it ta .
 670hahaoya no te o hippat te iru rashikat ta .
 671futari no kayowai onna ga sootoo omoi furu-tansu o oki-basho kara ugokashi , muri o suru no de nai ka to osoreru hahaoya no imashime no kotoba o kiko o to shi nai de imooto ga tae-zu shigoto no dai-bubun o jibun no mi ni hikiuke te iru yoosu o , guregooru wa kii te i ta .
 672hidoku jikan ga kakat ta .
 673juu-go fun mo kakat ta shigoto no ato de , hahaoya wa tansu wa yappari kono heya ni oi te oku hoo ga ii no de nai ka , to ii dashi ta .
 674dai-ichi ni , omo sugi te , futari de chichioya no kaet te kuru made ni katazukeru koto wa deki nai daroo .
 675sore-de heya no mannaka ni tansu ga nokoru koto ni nat tara , guregooru no ugokimawaru no ni jama ni naru daroo .
 676dai-ni ni , kagu o tori-katazuke tara guregooru ga doo omou koto ka wakat ta mono de wa nai .
 677jibun wa ima no mama ni shi te oku hoo ga ii yoo ni omou .
 678nani mo nai hadaka no kabe o nagameru to , mune ga shimetsuke rareru yoo na ki ga suru .
 679soshite , doo-shi-te guregooru da-tte sonna kimochi ga shi nai hazu ga aro o ka .
 680ano ko wa zutto heya no kagu ni nareshitashin de ki ta no da kara , garan-to shi ta heya de wa misute rare te shimat ta yoo na ki ga suru daroo .
 681‘ sore-ni , konna koto o shi tara ’ to , saigo ni hahaoya wa koe o hikume ta .
 682sore made mo , hotondo sasayaku yoo ni mono o it te , guregooru ga doko ni iru no ka hakkiri shira nai mama ni , koe no hibiki sae mo gure-gooru ni kika reru koto o sake tai to omot te iru yoo de at ta .
 683guregooru ga hito no kotoba o kikiwakeru koto wa deki nai , to hahaoya wa kakushin shi te iru no da .
 684‘ sore-ni , konna koto o shi tara , marude kagu o katazukeru koto ni-yot-te , watashi-tachi ga ano ko no yoku naru koto o mattaku akirame te shimai , ano ko no koto o kamawa zu-ni hottarakashi ni shi te iru to-iu koto o misetsukeru yoo na mono ja nai ka-i ?
 685watashi-tachi ga heya o sukkari izen no mama ni shi te oku yoo ni tsutome , guregooru ga mata watashi-tachi no tokoro e modot te ki ta toki ni , nanni mo kawat te i nai koto o mi te , sore dake tayasuku sore made no koto ga wasure rareru yoo ni shi te oku koto ga ichiban ii , to watashi wa omou yo ’
 686hahaoya no koo-shi-ta kotoba o kii te , chokusetsu no ningen-teki na hanashikake ga jibun ni kake te iru koto ga , kazoku no aida no tanchoo na seikatsu to musubitsui te , kono ni kagetsu no aida ni sukkari jibun no atama o konran sa se te shimat ta ni chigai nai , to guregooru wa shit ta .
 687to-iu-no-wa , jibun no heya ga sukkari karappo ni sa re ta hoo ga ii nado to majime ni omou yoo de wa , soo to de-mo kangae nakere ba hoka ni setsumei no shiyoo ga nakat ta .
 688kare wa hontoo ni , senzo denrai no kagu o ikani mo kimochi-yoku oi te iru kono atatakai heya o dookutsu ni kaeru tsumori na no daroo ka .
 689garandoo ni nare ba muron arayuru hookoo ni shoogai naku hai-mawaru koto ga dekiru daroo ga , shikashi jibun no ningen-teki na kako o dooji ni tachimachi sukkari wasure te shimau no de wa nakaro o ka .
 690ima wa sudeni sukkari wasure yoo to shi te iru no de wa nai daroo ka .
 691soshite , nagai aida kika nakat ta hahaoya no koe dake ga yatto kare no kokoro o shooki ni modoshi ta no de wa aru mai ka .
 692nani-hito-tsu torinoke te wa nara nai .
 693minna moto no mama ni nokosa re te i nakere ba nara nai .
 694kagu ga jibun no jootai no ue ni oyobosu ii eikyoo to-iu mono ga naku-te wa nara nai .
 695soshite , tatoi kagu ga imi mo naku hai-mawaru jama ni nat te mo , sore wa songai de wa naku-te , ookina rieki na no da .
 696tokoro-ga , imooto no kangae wa zannen na koto ni chigat te i ta .
 697imooto wa guregooru ni-kansuru ken no hanashiai de wa ryooshin ni-taishi-te tokubetsu jijoo ni akarui ningen to-shi-te no taido o toru koto ni nare te i ta shi , sore mo manzara futoo to wa ie nakat ta .
 698soko-de ima no baai ni mo , hahaoya no chuukoku wa imooto ni-tot-te , kanojo ga hitori de hajime ugokaso o to kangae te i ta tansu to tsukue to o katazukeru dake de wa naku , doo shi te mo naku-te wa nara nai sofa wa reigai to shi te , kagu zentai o katazuke yoo to koshitsu suru juubun na riyuu de at ta .
 699imooto ga koo-shi-ta yookyuu o mochidasu yoo ni nat ta no wa , muron tada kodomo-rashii hankoo-shin to , saikin omoigake-naku mo , soshite kuroo shi te yatto te-ni-ire ta jishin to no tame bakari de wa nakat ta .
 700jissai , imooto wa guregooru ga hai-mawaru no ni wa hiroi basho ga hitsuyoo de , sore ni-hanshi-te kagu wa dare mo mi te toru koto ga dekiru yoo ni honno sukoshi de-mo yaku ni tatsu wake de wa nai , to-iu koto o mi te tot te i ta no dat ta .
 701da-ga , osoraku wa kanojo no toshigoro no shoojo-rashii netchuu mo sore ni kuwawat ta no daroo .
 702soo-iu netchuu-shi-yasui kokoro wa , donna kikai ni mo manzoku o miidaso o to tsutome te iru no de at te , ima wa kono guree-te to-iu shoojo o-tsuuji-te , guregooru no jootai o motto osoroshii mono ni shi te , tsugi ni ima made ijoo ni guregooru no tame ni hataraki tai to-iu yuuwaku ni kara re te iru no da .
 703to-iu-no-wa , garan-to shi ta shihoo no kabe o gure-gooru ga mattaku hitori de shihai shi te iru yoo na heya ni wa , guree-te igai no donna ningen de-mo kesshite aete hait te ko yoo to wa shi nai daroo .
 704soko-de imooto wa hahaoya no chuukoku ni-yot-te jibun no kesshin o hirugaesa se rare tari shi te wa i nakat ta .
 705hahaoya wa kono heya de mo moppara fuan no tame ni orooro shi te iru yoo ni mie ta ga , ma-mo-naku damat te shimai , tansu o hakobidasu koto de chikara no kagiri imooto o tetsudat te i ta .
 706tokoro-de , tansu wa yamu-o-e-nai to are ba guregooru to-shi-te mo nashi de suma seru koto ga deki ta ga , tsukue no hoo wa doo shi te mo nokosa nakere ba nara nai .
 707futari no onna ga haahaa ii nagara tansu o oshi te heya o de te iku ya-ina-ya , guregooru wa sofaa no shita kara atama o tsukidashi , doo yat tara yoojin-bukaku , dekiru-dake odayaka ni kono tori-katazuke ni kanshoo dekiru ka o mi yoo to shi ta .
 708da-ga , ainiku , hajime ni modot te ki ta no wa hahaoya dat ta .
 709guree-te no hoo wa rinshitsu de tansu ni shigamitsuki , sore o hitori de achikochi to yusut te i ta ga , muron tansu no ichi o ugokasu koto wa deki nakat ta .
 710da-ga , hahaoya wa guregooru no sugata o miru koto ni nare te i nai .
 711sugata o mise tara , hahaoya o byooki ni shi te shimau ka-mo shire nai .
 712soko-de guregooru wa odoroi te ato-shi-zari shi te sofa no betsu na hashi made isoi de it ta .
 713da-ga , asanuno no mae ga sukoshi bakari ugoku koto o samatageru koto wa moo deki nakat ta .
 714sore dake de hahaoya no chuui o hiku no ni wa juubun dat ta .
 715hahaoya wa pitari to ashi o tome , isshun jitto tat te i ta ga , tsugi ni guree-te no tokoro e modot te it ta .
 716jitsu no tokoro nani mo ijoo na koto ga okot te iru wake de wa nai , tada hito tsu futa tsu no kagu ga okikae rareru dake da , to guregooru wa nan do ka jibun ni iikikase ta ni-mo-kakawara-zu , kare wa ma-mo-naku mitome nai wake ni wa ika naku nat ta no da ga , kono onna-tachi no de tari hait tari , kanojo-ra no chiisana kakegoe , yuka no ue de kagu no kishimu oto , sore-ra wa marude shihoo kara kazu o mashi te iku dai-gunshuu no yoo ni kare ni hatarakikake , atama to ashi to o shikkato chijime te karada o yuka ni pittari to tsuke te i ta keredo-mo , ore wa moo koo-shi-ta koto no subete o gaman deki naku naru daroo , to doo shi te mo jibun ni iikikase nai de wa i rare naku nat ta .
 717onna-tachi wa kare no heya o katazuke te iru no da .
 718kare ni-tot-te shitashikat ta issai no mono o toriageru no da .
 719itonoko ya sono hoka no doogu-rui ga hait te iru tansu wa , futari no te de moo hakobidasa re te shimat ta .
 720kondo wa , yuka ni shikato merikon de iru tsukue o guragura ugokashi te iru .
 721kare wa shooka-daigaku no gakusei to-shi-te , chuu-gakkoo no seito to-shi-te , iya sore bakari de naku shoo-gakkoo no seito to-shi-te , ano tsukue no ue de shukudai o yat ta mono dat ta .
 722-- moo jissai , futari no onna-tachi no zen'i no ito o tameshi te iru hima nanka nai no da .
 723sore-ni kare wa futari ga iru koto nado wa hotondo wasure te i ta .
 724to-iu-no-wa , futari wa tsukare te shimat ta tame ni moo mugon de tachihatarai te i te , kanojo-tachi no dotabata iu omoi ashioto dake shika kikoe nakat ta .
 725soko-de kare wa haide te iki -- onna-tachi wa choodo rinshitsu de sukoshi bakari iki o ire yoo to shi te tsukue ni yori-kakat te iru tokoro dat ta -- susumu hookoo o yon do kae ta ga , mazu nani o sukuu beki ka , hontoo ni wakara nakat ta .
 726sono toki , hoka wa sukkari garan-to shi te shimat ta kabe ni , sugu medatsu yoo ni rei-no kegawa-zukume no ki-fujin no shashin ga kakat te iru no o mi ta .
 727soko-de , isoi de haiagat te iki , gaku no garasu ni pitari-to karada o oshitsuke ta .
 728garasu wa shikkari to kare no karada o sasae , kare no atsui hara ni kaikan o atae ta .
 729sukunaku-tomo , guregooru ga ima koo yat te sukkari ooikakushi te iru kono shashin dake wa kitto dare mo mochi-sari wa su mai .
 730kare wa onna-tachi ga modot te kuru no o mi yoo to shi te , ima no doa no hoo e atama o muke ta .
 731haha to imooto to wa sore-hodo kyuusoku o tot te wa i nai de , hayaku mo modot te ki ta .
 732guree-te wa hahaoya no karada ni kataude o mawashi , hotondo daki-hakobu yoo na kakkoo dat ta .
 733‘ sore-ja , kondo wa nani o mot te iki masho o ’ to , guree-te wa it te , atari o mimawashi ta .
 734sono toki , kanojo no manazashi to kabe no ue ni iru guregooru no manazashi to ga koosa shi ta .
 735kitto tada hahaoya ga kono ba ni iru to-iu dake no riyuu de do o ushinawa nai yoo ni ki o torinaoshi ta no daroo .
 736hahaoya ga atari o mimawasa nai yoo ni , imooto wa kao o hahaoya no hoo ni mage te , tsugi no yoo ni it ta .
 737to-wa-it-te-mo , furue nagara , yoku kangae te mo mi nai de it ta kotoba dat ta .
 738‘ irasshai ,
 739chotto ima ni modora nai ? ’
 740guree-te no ito wa guregooru ni wa akiraka de at ta .
 741hahaoya o anzen na tokoro e tsuredashi , sore-kara kare o kabe kara oiharao o to-iu no da .
 742da-ga , sonna koto o yat te miru ga ii !
 743kare wa shashin no ue ni suwarikon de , watashi wa shi nai .
 744sore-dokoro-ka , guree-te no kao megake te tobitsuko o to-iu migamae da .
 745tokoro-ga , guree-te ga sonna koto o it ta koto ga hahaoya o masumasu fuan ni shi te shimat ta .
 746hahaoya wa waki e yot te , hana-moyoo no kabegami no ue ni ookina kasshoku no hito tsu no hanten o mitome ta .
 747soshite , jibun no mi ta mono ga gure-gooru da to hontoo ni ishiki suru yori mae ni , araarashii sakebigoe de ‘ aa , aa ! ’ to iu nari , marude issai o hooki suru ka no yoo ni ryooude o hiroge te sofa no ue ni taore te shimai , miugoki mo shi naku nat ta .
 748‘ guregooru ttara ! ’ to , imooto wa kobushi o furiage , hageshii metsuki de saken da .
 749kore wa henshin irai , imooto ga kare ni mukat te chokusetsu it ta saisho no kotoba dat ta .
 750imooto wa hahaoya o kizetsu kara mezame sa-seru tame no kitsuke-yaku o nani ka tori ni rinshitsu e kake te it ta .
 751guregooru mo tetsudai takat ta .
 752-- shashin o sukuu ni wa mada yoyuu ga at ta --
 753da-ga , kare wa garasu ni shikato hebaritsui te i te , shintai o hikihanasu tame ni wa muri shi nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 754sore-kara jibun mo rinshitsu e hait te it ta .
 755marude izen no yoo ni imooto ni nani ka chuukoku o atae te yareru to , iwa n bakari de at ta .
 756da-ga , nani mo yare nai de munashiku imooto no ushiro ni tat te i nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 757iroiro ko-bin o hikkaki-mawashi te i ta imooto wa , furikaet te mi te , mata bikkuri shi ta .
 758bin ga yuka no ue ni ochi te , kudake ta .
 759hito tsu no hahen ga guregooru no kao o kizutsuke ta .
 760nani ka fushoku-sei no yakuhin ga kare no karada no mawari ni nagare ta .
 761guree-te wa nagai koto soko ni todomat te wa i nai de , te ni moteru dake ooku no ko-bin o mot te , hahaoya no tokoro e kake te it ta .
 762doa wa ashi de pishari to shime ta .
 763guregooru wa ima wa hahaoya kara shadan sa re te shimat ta .
 764sono hahaoya wa kare no tsumi ni-yot-te osoraku hotondo shini soo ni nat te iru no da .
 765doa o ake te wa nara nakat ta .
 766jibun ga hait te iku koto ni-yot-te , hahaoya no soba ni i nakere ba nara nai imooto o oitate taku wa nakat ta .
 767ima wa mat te iru yori hoka ni nan no tedate mo nakat ta .
 768soshite , jiseki to shinpai to ni karitate rare te , hai-mawari hajime , subete no mono no ue o hat te it ta .
 769kabe no ue mo kagu ya tenjoo no ue mo hat te aruki , tootoo zetsuboo no uchi ni , kare no mawari no heya zentai ga guruguru mawari hajime ta toki ni , ookina teeburu no ue ni dotari to ochi ta .
 770chotto bakari toki ga nagare ta .
 771guregooru wa tsukare hate te soko ni yokotawat te i ta .
 772atari wa shizumarikaet te iru .
 773kitto ii shirushi na no daroo .
 774sono toki , genkan no beru ga nat ta .
 775jochuu wa muron daidokoro ni tojikome rare te iru no-de , guree-te ga ake nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 776chichioya ga kaet te ki ta no dat ta .
 777‘ nani ga okot ta n da ? ’ to-iu no ga kare no saisho no kotoba dat ta .
 778guree-te no yoosu ga kitto subete o monogatat te iru ni chigai nakat ta .
 779guree-te wa ikigurushi soo na koe de kotae te i ta ga , kitto kao o chichioya no mune ni ate te iru rashii .
 780‘ o-kaa-san ga kizetsu shi ta no .
 781de-mo moo yoku nat ta wa .
 782guregooru ga hai dashi ta no ’
 783‘ soo naru daroo to omot te i ta ’ to , chichioya ga it ta .
 784‘ washi wa itsu-mo omae-tachi ni it ta no-ni , omae-tachi onna wa iu koto o kiko o to shi nai kara da ’
 785chichioya ga guree-te no amari ni temijika na hookoku o waruku kaishaku shi te , guregooru ga nani ka teara na koto o yat ta mono to uketot ta koto wa , guregooru ni wa akiraka de at ta .
 786sono tame ni , guregooru wa kondo wa chichioya o nadame yoo to shi nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 787to-iu-no-wa , kare ni wa chichioya ni setsumei shi te kika seru hima mo nakere ba , mata sonna koto ga dekiru hazu mo nai no da .
 788soko-de jibun no heya no doa no tokoro e nogare te iki , sore ni pittari hebaritsui ta .
 789kore de , chichioya wa genkan no ma kara kochira e hait te kuru toki ni , guregooru wa jibun no heya e sugu modoro o to-iu kiwamete zenryoo na ito o mot te iru to-iu koto , da-kara kare o oimodosu hitsuyoo wa naku , tada doa o ake te yari sae sure ba sugu ni kie te i naku naru daroo to-iu koto o , tadachini mi te toru koto ga dekiru hazu da .
 790shikashi , chichioya wa koo-shi-ta bimyoo na koto ni kizuku yoo na kibun ni wa nat te i nakat ta .
 791hait te kuru nari , marude okot te mo ire ba yorokon de mo iru to-iu yoo na chooshi de ‘ aa ! ’ to saken da .
 792guregooru wa atama o doa kara hikkome te , chichioya no hoo ni atama o motage ta .
 793chichioya ga ima tsuttat te iru yoo na sugata o kore made ni soozoo shi te mi ta koto wa hontoo ni nakat ta .
 794to-wa-it-te-mo , saikin de wa kare wa atarashii yari-kata no hai-mawaru doosa ni bakari ki o tora re te , izen no yoo ni ie no naka no hoka no dekigoto ni ki o tsukau koto o okotat te i ta no de ari , hontoo wa mae to wa chigat te shimat ta ie no jijoo ni butsukat te mo odoroka nai dake no kakugo ga deki te i nakere ba nara nai tokoro dat ta .
 795sore wa soo to shi te mo , kore ga mada kare no chichioya na no daroo ka .
 796izen guregooru ga shoobai no tabi ni dekake te iku toki , tsukare ta yoo ni beddo ni umat te ne te i ta chichi , kare ga kaet te ki ta ban ni wa nemaki no mama no sugata de anraku-isu ni motare te kare o mukae ta chichi , okiagaru koto wa mattaku deki zu-ni , yorokobi o shimesu no ni tada ryooude o ageru dake dat ta chichi , nen ni ichi , ni do no nichiyoo-bi ya ookina saijitsu ni mare ni issho ni sanpo ni dekakeru toki ni wa , motomoto yukkuri to aruku hahaoya to guregooru to no aida ni tat te , kono futari yori-mo motto noronoro to aruki , furui gaitoo ni kurumari , itsu de-mo yoojin-bukaku karada ni ate ta shumoku-zue o tayori ni nangi shi nagara arui te iki , nani ka io o to suru toki ni wa , hotondo itsu de-mo tachidomat te , tsure no mono-tachi o jibun no mi no mawari ni atsume ta chichi , ano oi-kon da chichioya to kono me no mae no jinbutsu to wa onaji ningen na no daroo ka .
 797izen to chigat te , ima de wa kichinto karada o okoshi te tat te iru .
 798ginkoo no kozukai-tachi ga kiru yoo na , kin-botan no tsui ta pittari karada ni at ta kon'iro no seifuku o ki te iru .
 799uwagi no takaku te pin-to hat ta eri no ue ni wa , chikarazuyoi ni-juu-ago ga hirogat te iru .
 800kebukai mayu no shita de wa kuroi ryoome no shisen ga genki soo ni chuui-bukaku sashi-de te iru .
 801fudan wa bosabosa dat ta shiraga wa hidoku kichinto tekateka na kamigata ni nadetsuke te iru .
 802kono chichioya wa osoraku ginkoo no mono da to omowa reru kin-mooru no moji o tsuke ta seiboo o heya ippai ni ko o egaka se te sofa no ue ni nage , nagai seifuku no uwagi no suso o hanenoke , ryoote o zubon no poketto ni tsukkon de , niganigashii kao de guregooru no hoo e ayun de ki ta .
 803nani o shi yoo to iu no ka , kitto jibun de mo wakara nai no da .
 804tomokaku , ryooashi o fudan to wa chigau kurai takaku age ta .
 805guregooru wa kare no kutsu no kakato ga hidoku ookii koto ni bikkuri shi te shimat ta .
 806da-ga , bikkuri shi ta mama de wa i rare nakat ta .
 807chichioya ga jibun ni-taishi-te wa tada saidai no kibishi-sa koso fusawashii no da to minashi te iru to-iu koto o , kare wa atarashii seikatsu ga hajimat ta saisho no hi kara yoku shit te i ta .
 808soko-de chichioya kara nigedashi te , chichioya ga tachidomaru to jibun mo tomari , chichioya ga ugoku to mata isoi de mae e nogare te it ta .
 809koo-shi-te futari wa nan do ka heya o guruguru mawat ta ga , nani mo kettei-teki na koto wa okora nai shi , sono ue , soo-shi-ta doosa no zentai ga yukkuri shi ta tenpo de okonawa reru no-de tsuiseki shi te iru yoo na yoosu wa sukoshi mo nakat ta .
 810soko-de guregooru mo ima no tokoro wa yuka no ue ni i ta .
 811tokuni kare wa , kabe ya tenjoo e nige tara chichioya ga kakubetsu no akui o uketoru daroo , to osore ta no dat ta .
 812to-wa-ie , koo yat te hashirimawaru koto mo nagaku wa tsuzuka nai daroo , to jibun ni it te kika se nai de wa i rare nakat ta .
 813to-iu-no-wa , chichioya ga ip po de susumu tokoro o , kare wa kazu-kagirinai doosa de susun de ika nakere ba nara nai no da .
 814ikigire ga hayaku mo hakkiri to araware hajime ta .
 815izen ni mo sore hodo shinrai no okeru hai o mot te i ta wake de wa nakat ta .
 816koo-shi-te zenryoku o furut te hashiro o to shi te yoroyoro hai-mawat te , ryoome mo hotondo ake te i nakat ta .
 817oroka ni mo hashiru igai ni nige rareru hoohoo wa zenzen kangae nakat ta .
 818shihoo no kabe ga jibun ni wa jiyuu ni arukeru no da to-iu koto mo , moo hotondo wasure te shimat te i ta .
 819to-wa-it-te-mo , kabe wa gizagiza ya togat ta tokoro ga takusan aru nen'iri ni chookoku sa re ta kagu de saegira re te i ta .
 820-- sono toki , kare no sugu soba ni , nani ka ga yanwari to nage rare te ochi te ki te , gorogoro to korogat ta .
 821sore wa ringo dat ta .
 822sugu dai-ni no ga kare no hoo ni ton de ki ta .
 823guregooru wa odoroki no amari tachidomat te shimat ta .
 824kore ijoo hashiru koto wa mueki dat ta .
 825to-iu-no-wa , chichioya wa kare o bakugeki suru kesshin o shi ta no dat ta .
 826shokki-dai no ue no kudamonozara kara ringo o tot te poketto ni ippai tsume , ima no tokoro wa soo kichinto nerai o tsuke zu-ni ringo o tsugitsugi ni nage te kuru .
 827kore-ra no chiisana akai ringo wa , marude denki ni kake rare ta yoo ni yuka no ue o koroge-mawari , butsukariat ta .
 828yawaraka ni nage rare ta hito tsu no ringo ga guregooru no senaka o kasume ta ga , betsu-ni kare no karada o kizutsuke mo shi nai de suberiochi ta .
 829tokoro-ga , sugu sono ato kara ton de ki ta no ga masani guregooru no senaka ni merikon da .
 830totsuzen no shinji rare nai itami wa basho o kaeru koto de kieru daroo to de-mo iu yoo ni , guregooru wa karada o mae e hikizut te iko o to shi ta ga , marude kugizuke ni sa re ta yoo ni kanji rare , gokan ga kanzen ni konran shi te nobi te shimat ta .
 831dandan kasun de iku saigo no shisen de , jibun no heya ga hiraki , saken de iru imooto no mae ni hahaoya ga hashiride te ki ta .
 832shitagi-sugata dat ta .
 833imooto ga , kizetsu shi te iru hahaoya ni kokyuu o raku ni shi te yaro o to shi te , fuku o nuga se ta no dat ta .
 834hahaoya wa chichioya o megake te hashiriyot ta .
 835sono tochuu , tomegane o hazushi ta sukaato nado ga tsugitsugi ni yuka ni suberiochi ta .
 836sono sukaato nado ni tsumazuki nagara chichioya no tokoro e kakeyot te , chichioya ni dakitsuki , chichioya to pittari hito tsu ni nat te -- soko de guregooru no shiryoku wa moo ushinawa re te shimat ta -- ryoote o chichi no kootoo-bu ni oki , guregooru no inochi o tasuke te kureru yoo ni to tanomu no dat ta .
 837guregooru ga hito tsuki ijoo mo kurushin da kono juushoo wa -- rei-no ringo wa , dare mo sore o aete torinozoko o to shi nakat ta no-de , me ni mieru kinen to-shi-te niku no naka ni nokosa re ta mama ni nat ta -- chichioya ni sae , guregooru wa sono genzai no kanashimu beki , mata itowashii sugata ni-mo-kakawara-zu , kazoku no ichiin de at te , sonna kare o teki no yoo ni atsukau beki de wa naku kare ni-taishi-te wa ken'o o jitto nomikon de gaman suru koto , tada gaman suru koto dake ga kazoku no gimu no meijiru tokoro na no da , to-iu koto o omoiokosa se ta rashikat ta .
 838tokoro-de , tatoi ima guregooru ga sono kizu no tame ni karada o ugokasu koto ga osoraku eikyuu ni deki naku nat te shimat te , ima no tokoro wa heya no naka o yokogit te hai-aruku tame ni marude toshioi ta shoobyoo-hei no yoo ni totemo nagai jikan ga kakaru to it te mo -- takai tokoro o hai-mawaru nado to-iu koto wa totemo kangaeru koto ga deki nakat ta -- , jibun no jootai ga konna fuu ni akka shi ta kawari ni , kare no kangae ni-yore-ba tsugi no ten de juubun ni tsugunawa reru no da .
 839tsumari , kare ga tsui ichi , ni jikan mae ni wa itsu de-mo jitto mimamot te i ta ima no doa ga ake rare , sono tame ni kare wa jibun no heya no kuragari no naka ni yokotawat ta mama , ima no hoo kara wa sugata ga mie zu , jibun no hoo kara wa akari o tsuke ta teeburu no mawari ni tsudot te iru kazoku zen'in o mi tari , mata iwaba koonin sa re te kare-ra no hanashi o izen to wa mattaku chigat ta fuu ni kii tari shi te mo yoi to-iu koto ni nat ta no dat ta .
 840muron , kikoe te kuru no wa mohaya izen no yoo na nigiyaka na kaiwa de wa nakat ta .
 841guregooru wa izen wa chiisana hoteru no heya de , tsukare kit te shimeppoi shingu no naka ni karada o nage nakere ba nara nai toki ni wa , itsu-mo ikura ka no katsuboo o mot te soo-shi-ta kaiwa no koto o kangae ta mono dat ta .
 842tokoro-ga ima de-wa , taitei wa hidoku shizuka ni okonawa reru dake da .
 843chichioya wa yuushoku no ato sugu ni kare no anraku-isu no naka de nemurikon de shimau .
 844hahaoya to imooto to wa tagai ni imashimeat te shizuka ni shi te iru .
 845hahaoya wa akari no shita ni zutto karada o noridashi te ryuukoo-hin o atsukau yoohin-ten no tame no share ta shitagi-rui o nut te iru .
 846uriba-onna-ten'in no chii o e ta imooto wa , ban ni wa sokki to furansu-go to no benkyoo o shi te iru .
 847osoraku ato ni nat tara motto ii chii ni aritsuku tame na no daroo .
 848tokidoki chichioya ga me o samasu .
 849soshite , jibun ga nemut te i ta koto o shira nai ka no yoo ni , ‘ konban mo zuibun nagai koto saihoo o shi te iru ne ! ’ to it te , tachimachi mata nemurikomu .
 850suru-to , hahaoya to imooto to wa tagai ni tsukare ta bishoo o kawasu .
 851chichioya wa isshu no goojoo-sa de , ie de mo jibun no kozukai no seifuku o nugu koto o koban de i ta .
 852soshite , nemaki wa yaku-ni-tata zu-ni ishoo-kagi ni burasagat te iru ga , chichioya wa marude itsu de-mo kinmu no yooi ga deki te iru ka no yoo ni , mata ie de mo uwayaku no koe o machikamae te iru ka no yoo ni , sukkari seifuku o ki ta mama de jibun no seki de utatane shi te iru .
 853sono tame , hajime kara atarashiku wa nakat ta kono seifuku wa , hahaoya to imooto to ga ikura teire o shi te mo seiketsu-sa o ushinat te shimat ta .
 854guregooru wa shibashiba hito ban juu , itsu-mo migaka re te iru kin-botan de hikat te wa iru ga , itaru tokoro ni shimi ga aru kono seifuku o nagame te i ta .
 855sonna fuku o ki ta mama , kono roojin wa hidoku kyuukutsu ni , shikashi yasuraka ni nemut te iru no dat ta .
 856tokei ga juu ji o utsu ya-ina-ya , hahaoya wa hikui koe de chichioya o okoshi , sore-kara beddo ni iku yoo ni settoku shi yoo to tsutomeru .
 857to-iu-no-wa , koko de yaru no wa hontoo no nemuri de wa naku , roku ji ni tsutome ni ika nakere ba nara nai chichioya ni wa hontoo no nemuri ga zehi-tomo hitsuyoo na no da .
 858shikashi , kozukai ni nat te kara kare ni toritsui te shimat ta goojoo-sa de , itsu de-mo motto nagaku teeburu no soba ni iru no da to iiharu no da ga , sono kuse kimat te nemurikon de shimau .
 859sono ue , oobone o ot te yatto chichioya ni isu to beddo to o kookan sa seru koto ga dekiru no dat ta .
 860suru-to hahaoya to imooto to ga ikura mijika na imashime no kotoba de settsui te mo , juu-go fun gurai wa yukkuri to atama o furi , me o tsubut ta mama de , tachiagaro o to shi nai .
 861hahaoya wa chichioya no sode o hippari , nadameru yoo na kotoba o kare no mimi ni sasayaki , imooto wa benkyoo o sute te haha o tasuke yoo to suru no da ga , sore mo chichioya ni wa kiki-me ga nai .
 862kare wa iyoiyo fukaku isu ni shizumikon de iku .
 863onna-tachi ga kare no waki no shita ni te o ireru to yatto , me o ake , hahaoya to imooto to o komogomo nagame te , itsu de-mo iu no da .
 864‘ kore ga isshoo sa .
 865kore ga ore no bannen no yasuragi sa ’
 866soshite , futari no onna ni sasae rare te , marude jibun no karada ga jibun-jishin ni-tot-te saidai no omoni de mo aru ka no yoo ni monomonoshii yoosu de tachiagari , onna-tachi ni doa no tokoro made tsure te it te morai , soko de moo ii to-iu aizu o shi , sore-kara yatto kondo wa jibun de arui te iku .
 867ippoo , hahaoya wa harishigoto no doogu o , imooto wa pen o ooisogi de nagedashi , chichioya no ato o ot te iki , sarani chichioya no sewa o suru no da .
 868kono hataraki sugi te tsukare kit ta katei de , dare ga doo shi te mo hitsuyoo yamu-o-e-nai koto ijoo ni gure-gooru nanka ni ki o tsukau hima o mot te iru daroo ka .
 869kasei wa iyoiyo kiritsume rare te it ta .
 870jochuu mo moo hima o dasa re te i ta .
 871atama no mawari ni bosabosa no shiraga o nabika se te iru honebat ta ooonna ga , asa to ban to ni yat-te-ki te , ichiban muzukashii shigoto o yaru yoo ni nat ta .
 872hoka no koto wa subete , hahaoya ga takusan no harishigoto no katawara katazuke te i ta .
 873sono ue , izen ni wa hahaoya to imooto to ga asobigoto ya iwai ga aru to uchooten ni nat te mi-ni-tsuke te i ta samazama na kahoo no sooshoku-hin mo , ban ni minna ga tsudot te urine no soodan o shi te iru no o gure-gooru ga kii ta tokoro ni-yoru-to , ura re te shimat ta .
 874da-ga , saidai no nageki wa itsu de-mo , genzai no jijoo ni-tot-te wa hiro sugiru kono juukyo o tachinoku koto ga deki nai to-iu koto de at ta .
 875naze-nara , guregooru o doo-yat-te hikkosa se ta mono ka , kangaetsuku koto ga deki nai kara dat ta .
 876shikashi guregooru wa , hikkoshi o samatage te iru mono wa tada jibun ni-taisuru koryo dake de wa nai no da , to-iu koto o yoku minui te i ta .
 877to-iu-no-wa , kare no koto nara , hito tsu futa tsu kuuki-koo no tsui ta tekitoo na hako ni ire te tayasuku hakobu koto ga dekiru hazu dat ta .
 878kono kazoku no iten o shu-to-shi-te samatage te iru no wa , mushiro kanzen na zetsuboo-kan de ari , shin-seki ya chijin no nakama no dare-hitori to-shi-te keiken shi nakat ta hodo ni jibun-tachi ga fukoo ni uchinomesa re te iru to-iu omoi de at ta .
 879seken ga mazushii hitobito kara yookyuu shi te iru mono o , kazoku no mono-tachi wa kyokugen made yari tsukushi ta .
 880chichioya wa tsumara nu ginkoo-in-tachi ni chooshoku o mot te it te yaru shi , hahaoya wa mishira-nu hito-tachi no shitagi no tame ni mi o gisei ni shi te iru shi , imooto wa o-kyaku-tachi no meirei no mama ni uri-dai no ushiro de achikochi kake-mawat te iru .
 881shikashi , kazoku no chikara wa moo gendo made ki te iru no da .
 882soshite , hahaoya to imooto to ga , chichioya o beddo e tsure te it ta ato de modot te ki te , shigoto no te o yasume te tagai ni karada o yose ai , hoo to hoo to ga fure n bakari ni suwat te iru toki , mata , kondo wa hahaoya ga guregooru no heya o yubisashi te ‘ guree-te , doa o shime te choodai ’ to iu toki , soshite futari no onna ga rinshitsu de yose ta hoo no namida o maze at tari , aruiwa moo namida mo de nai de teeburu o jitto mitsume te iru aida , guregooru no hoo wa , futatabi kurayami no naka ni i te , sono senaka no kizu wa ima hajimete uke ta mono no yoo ni itami hajimeru no dat ta .
 883yoru mo hiru mo guregooru wa hotondo issui mo shi nai de sugoshi ta .
 884tokidoki kare wa , kono tsugi doa ga hirai tara kazoku no issai no koto wa mattaku izen no yoo ni mata jibun no te ni hikiuke te yaro o , to kangae ta .
 885kare no atama no naka ni wa , hisashi-buri ni mata shachoo ya shihai-nin , ten'in-tachi ya minarai-tachi , hidoku atama no nibui kozukai , betsu na mise no ni , san no yuujin-tachi , inaka no aru hoteru no kyakushitsu-zuki-jochuu , tanoshii karisome no omoide , kare ga majime ni , shikashi amari ni nonbiri kyuukon shi ta aru booshi-ten no rejisutaa-kakari no onnanoko , sonna mono ga tsugitsugi ni araware ta .
 886-- soo-shi-ta subete ga mishira-nu hitobito ya moo wasure te shimat ta hitobito no aida ni magire te araware te kuru .
 887shikashi , kare to kare no kazoku to o tasuke te wa kure nai de , minna chikazuki gatai hitobito de ari , kare-ra ga sugata o kesu to , guregooru wa ureshiku omou no dat ta .
 888tokoro-ga , tsugi ni kazoku no koto nanka shinpai suru kibun ni nare naku naru .
 889tada kare-ra no sewa no i-tara-na-sa ni-taisuru ikari dake ga kare no kokoro o mitashi te shimau .
 890nani ga tabe tai no ka mo zenzen kangae rare nai ni-mo-kakawara-zu , sukoshi mo hara wa sui te i naku tomo jibun ni fusawashii mono o na-n de aro o to toru tame ni , doo yat tara daidokoro e iku koto ga dekiru ka , nado to iroiro keikaku o tate te miru .
 891ima wa moo nani o yat tara guregooru ni kakubetsu ki-ni-iru daroo ka to-iu yoo na koto wa kangae mo shi nai de , imooto wa asa to shoogo ni mise e dekake te iku mae ni , nani ka ari-awase no tabemono o ooisogi de guregooru no heya e ashi de oshikomu .
 892yuugata ni wa , sono tabemono ga osoraku honno sukoshi ajiwawa re ta ka , aruiwa -- soo-iu baai ga ichiban ookat ta ga -- mattaku te o tsuke te nai ka , to-iu koto ni wa o-kamai-nashi de , hooki de hitoha-ki shi te heya no soto e dashi te shimau .
 893heya no sooji wa , ima de-wa itsu-mo imooto ga yuugata ni yaru no da ga , moo kore ijoo hayaku wa suma se rare nai to-iu hodo somatsu ni yaru no da .
 894yogore ta suji ga shihoo no kabe ni sot te hika re te aru shi , sokokashiko ni wa gomi to yogoremono to no katamari ga yokotawat te iru shimatsu da .
 895hajime no uchi wa , imooto ga yat-te-kuru to , guregooru wa soo-shi-ta tokuni yogore no medatsu katasumi no basho ni suwarikon de , soo-shi-ta shisei de iwaba imooto o hinan shi te yaro o to shi ta .
 896shikashi , kitto nan shuukan mo soko ni i te mi ta tokoro de , imooto ga aratameru to-iu koto wa nai daroo .
 897imooto mo kare to mattaku onaji kurai ni yogore o mi te iru no da ga , imooto wa sore o hot te oko o to kesshin shi ta no da .
 898sono baai ni imooto wa , oyoso kazoku zen'in o torae te shimat ta , kore made no kanojo ni wa mi rare nakat ta yoo na binkan-sa de , guregooru no heya no sooji wa ima de-mo jibun no shigoto de aru to-iu ten o kanshi suru no dat ta .
 899aru toki , hahaoya ga guregooru no heya no oo-sooji o kuwadate ta .
 900hahaoya wa tada ni , san bai no baketsu no mizu o tsukau koto dake de sono sooji o yari oeru koto ga deki ta .
 901-- to-wa-it-te-mo , heya ga bishonure ni nat te guregooru wa kigen o sokone te shimai , sofa no ue ni dokkato , haradatashi-ge ni miugoki mo shi nai de kamae te i ta --
 902tokoro-ga , hahaoya ni sono batsu ga otozure nai de wa i nakat ta .
 903to-iu-no-wa , yuugata , imooto ga guregooru no heya no henka ni kizuku ya-ina-ya , kanojo wa hidoku bujoku sa re ta to kanji te ima ni kakekomi , hahaoya ga ryoote o takaku age te tangan suru ni-mo-kakawara-zu , mi o furuwa se te naki hajime ta .
 904ryooshin wa -- chichioya wa muron anraku-isu kara bikkuri shi te haneoki ta no dat ta -- hajime wa sore ni bikkuri shi te , tohoo ni kure te nagame te i ta ga , tsuini futari mo ugoki dashi ta .
 905migigawa de wa chichioya ga , guregooru no heya no sooji wa imooto ni makase te oka nakat ta to-iu no de hahaoya o semeru shi , hidarigawa de wa imooto no hoo ga , moo ni do to guregooru no heya no sooji wa shi te yara nai to wameku .
 906hahaoya wa , koofun shi te ware o wasure te iru chichioya o shinshitsu e hikizut te iko o to suru .
 907imooto wa nakijakut te karada o furuwa se nagara , chiisana kobushi de teeburu o dondon tataku .
 908soshite guregooru wa , doa o shime te , jibun ni konna kookei to sawagi to o mise nai yoo ni shi yoo to dare mo omoitsuka nai koto ni hara o tate te , ookina oto o dashi te shisshit to iu no dat ta .
 909shikashi , tatoi imooto ga tsutome de tsukare kit te shimai , izen no yoo ni guregooru no sewa o suru koto ni akiaki shi te shimat te mo , hahaoya wa kesshite imooto no kawari o suru hitsuyoo wa nai shi , guregooru mo hottarakashi ni sa reru shinpai wa nakat taro o .
 910to-iu-no-wa , ima de-wa rei-no tetsudai-baa-san ga i ta no da .
 911nagai isshoo o sono takumashii honebuto no karada no tasuke de kirinuke te ki ta yoo ni mieru kono goke-baa-san wa , guregooru o sore hodo kirawa nakat ta .
 912aru toki , betsu ni kooki-shin ni kara re ta to-iu no de mo naku , guuzen , guregooru no heya no doa o ake , dare mo oitateru wake de mo nai no-ni hidoku odoroi te shimat ta guregooru ga achikochi to hai-mawari hajime ta no o nagameru to , ryoote o hara no ue ni awase te pokan to tachidomat te iru no dat ta .
 913sore irai , tsune ni asaban chotto no aida doa o sukoshi bakari ake te , guregooru no hoo o nozokikomu koto o wasure nakat ta .
 914hajime no uchi wa , guregooru o jibun no hoo ni yobo o to suru no dat ta .
 915sore ni wa , ‘ kotchi e o-ide , kabutomushi no jii-san ! ’ to-ka , ‘ chotto ano kabutomushi no jii-san o goran yo ’ to-ka , osoraku baa-san ga shitashi-ge na mono to kangae te iru rashii kotoba o kake te kuru no da .
 916koo-shi-ta yobikake ni-taishi-te guregooru wa zenzen henji o se zu-ni , doa ga mattaku ake rare nakat ta ka no yoo ni , jibun no i-basho kara ugoka nakat ta .
 917kono tetsudai-baa-san ni kimagure de yaku ni mo tata nu jama nanka sa se te i nai de , mushiro kare no heya o mainichi sooji suru yoo ni meiji ta hoo ga yokat taro o ni
 918-- aru soochoo no koto -- hageshii ame ga garasu-mado o ut te i ta .
 919osoraku sudeni haru ga chikai shirushi daroo
 920-- tetsudai-baa-san ga mata rei-no yobikake o hajime ta toki , guregooru wa sukkari hara o tate ta no-de , tashika ni noronoro to obotsukana-ge ni de wa at ta ga , baa-san ni mukat te koogeki no migamae o mise ta .
 921tokoro-ga , tetsudai-baa-san wa osore mo se zu-ni , tada doa no sugu chikaku ni at ta isu o takaku furiage ta .
 922ookiku kuchi o ake te tachihadakat te iru yoosu o miru to , te ni shi ta isu ga guregooru no senaka ni furiorosa re tara hajimete kuchi o fusagu tsumori na no da , to-iu koto o akiraka ni shimeshi te i ta .
 923‘ sore-jaa , sore kkiri na no ka-i ’ to , guregooru ga mata mukinaoru no o mi te ii , isu o otonashiku heya no katasumi ni modoshi ta .
 924guregooru wa ima de-wa moo hotondo nani mo tabe naku nat te i ta .
 925tada , yooi sa re ta tabemono no soba o guuzen toorisugiru toki ni dake , asobi-hanbun ni hito kake kuchi no naka ni ireru ga , nan jikan de-mo kuchi no naka ni ire te oi te , sore-kara taitei wa hakidasu no da .
 926hajime wa , kare ni shokuji o sa se naku shi te iru no wa , kono heya no jootai o kanashimu kimochi kara da , to kangae te i ta ga , heya ga iroiro kawaru koto ni wa sugu ni nare te shimat ta .
 927hoka no tokoro ni wa oku koto ga deki nai shinamono wa kono heya ni oku to-iu shuukan ni nat te shimat te i ta ga , soo-shi-ta shinamono wa takusan at ta .
 928juukyo no isshitsu o san nin no otoko no geshuku-nin ni kashi ta kara dat ta .
 929kono kimajime na hito-tachi wa -- guregooru ga aru toki doa no sukima kara kakunin shi ta tokoro ni-yoru-to , san nin tomo kao-juu hige o hayashi te i ta -- hidoku seiton ga suki de , tada jibun-tachi no heya bakari de wa naku , hito tabi kono ie ni magari suru yoo ni nat ta kara-ni-wa , ie zentai ni-tsui-te , kotoni daidokoro de no seiton no koto ni ki o kubat ta .
 930fu-hitsuyoo na mono ya kitanai garakuta ni wa gaman deki nakat ta .
 931sono ue , kare-ra wa choodo-hin no dai-bubun wa jibun-tachi no mono o mot te ki te i ta .
 932sono tame ni ooku no shinamono wa fuyoo to nat ta ga , sore-ra wa uru wake ni mo ika nai shi , saritote sute te shimai taku mo nai no dat ta .
 933soo-shi-ta shinamono ga mina guregooru no heya ni utsusa re te ki ta .
 934sonna fuu ni shi te , hai-sute-bako to kuzubako to ga daidokoro kara yat-te-ki ta .
 935oyoso ima no tokoro fuyoo na mono wa , itsu de-mo hidoku sekkachi na tetsudai-baa-san ga kantan ni guregooru no heya e nageire te shimau .
 936arigatai koto ni , guregooru ni wa taitei wa hakoba re te kuru shinamono to sore o mot te iru te to shika mie nakat ta .
 937tetsudai-baa-san wa osoraku , itsu ka kikai o mi te sore-ra no shinamono o mata tori ni kuru ka , aruiwa zenbu o hitomatome ni shi te nagesuteru ka suru tsumori dat ta no daroo ga , jissai ni wa sore-ra o saisho nageire ta basho ni hoori-panashi ni shi te oi ta .
 938shikashi , guregooru wa garakuta ga jama ni nat te , magarikunet te aruka nakere ba nara nakat ta no-de , sore o ugokasu koto ga at ta .
 939hajime wa soo shi nai to hai-mawaru basho ga nakunaru no-de shikatanashi ni yat ta no da ga , nochi ni wa dandan sore ga omoshiroku nat ta no dat ta .
 940soo-wa-iu-mono-no , sonna fuu ni hai-mawat ta ato de wa shinu hodo tsukare te shimat te kanashiku nari , matamoya nan jikan mo ugoka nai de iru no dat ta .
 941geshuku-nin-tachi wa tokidoki yuushoku mo ie de kyoodoo no ima de toru no dat ta .
 942sono tame ima no doa wa ooku no ban ni tozasa re ta mama da .
 943da-ga , guregooru wa doa o akeru to-iu koto o mattaku kigaru ni akirame ta .
 944doa ga hirai te iru ooku no ban de-sae mo , sore o juubun ni riyoo shi nai de i te , kazoku ni wa kizuka re zu-ni jibun no heya no ichiban kurai katasumi ni yokotawat te i ta .
 945tokoro-ga , aru toki , tetsudai-baa-san ga ima e tsuujiru doa o sukoshi bakari akehanashi ni shi ta .
 946geshuku-nin-tachi ga bangata hait te ki te , akari o tsuke ta toki ni mo , doa wa hirai ta mama dat ta .
 947san nin wa teeburu no kamite ni suwat ta .
 948izen wa chichioya to hahaoya to guregooru to ga suwat ta basho da .
 949soshite san nin wa napukin o hiroge , naifu to fooku to o te ni tot ta .
 950sugu ni doa no tokoro ni niku no sara o mot ta hahaoya ga araware , kanojo no sugu ato kara imooto ga yamamori no jagaimo no sara o mot te araware ta .
 951tabemono wa moo-moo to yuge o tate te i ta .
 952geshuku-nin-tachi wa taberu mae ni shirabe yoo to suru ka no yoo ni , jibun-tachi no me no mae ni oka re ta sara no ue e mi o kagame ta .
 953soshite jissai , mannaka ni suwat te i te , hoka no futari ni wa ken'i o mot te iru yoo ni mieru otoko ga , sara no ue de ip pen no niku o kit ta .
 954sore ga juubun yawarakai ka-doo-ka , daidokoro e tsukkaesa naku-te mo yoi ka-doo-ka , tashikame yoo to shi te iru rashikat ta .
 955shikashi , sono otoko ga manzoku shi ta no-de , kinchoo shi te nagame te i ta hahaoya to imooto to wa , hotto iki o tsui te bishoo shi hajime ta .
 956kazoku no mono-tachi jishin wa daidokoro de shokuji o shi ta .
 957sore-de-mo chichioya wa daidokoro e iku mae ni kono heya e hait te iki , ik kai dake o-jigi o suru to , seiboo o te ni mochi , teeburu no mawari o gururi-to mawaru .
 958geshuku-nin-tachi wa minna tachiagat te , hige no naka de nani ka o tsubuyaku .
 959tsugi ni kare-ra dake ni naru to , hotondo kanzen na chinmoku no uchi ni shokuji o suru .
 960shokuji-chuu no arayuru monooto kara tae-zu mono o kamu ha no oto ga kikoe te kuru koto ga , guregooru ni wa kimyoo ni omowa re ta .
 961marude taberu tame ni wa ha ga hitsuyoo de ari , ikura rippa de mo ha no nai ago de wa doo suru koto mo deki nai to-iu koto o gure-gooru ni shimeso o to suru ka no yoo dat ta .
 962guregooru wa shinpai soo ni jibun ni iikikase ta .
 963‘ ore wa shokuyoku ga aru ga , anna mono wa iya da .
 964ano hito-tachi wa mono o tabe te eiyoo o tot te iru no-ni , ore wa shinu no da ! ’
 965masani sono yoru no koto dat ta ga -- are kara zutto , guregooru wa vaiorin no oto o kii ta oboe ga nakat ta -- vaiorin no oto ga daidokoro kara kikoe te ki ta .
 966geshuku-nin-tachi wa moo yuushoku o oe , mannaka no otoko ga shinbun o hippari-dashi , hoka no futari ni ichi mai zutsu watashi ta .
 967soshite , san nin tomo isu ni motare te yomi , tabako o fukashi te i ta .
 968vaiorin ga nari hajimeru to , san nin wa sore ni kizuki , tachiagat te , tsumadachi de arui te genkan no ma e iki , soko de karada o yose ta mama tachi tsuzuke te i ta .
 969daidokoro ni i te mo kare-ra no monooto ga kikoe ta rashii .
 970chichioya ga koo saken da .
 971‘ mina-san ni wa vaiorin no oto ga o-ki ni sawaru n de wa ari mase n ka .
 972nan-nara sugu yame sase masu ga ’
 973‘ doo-shi-mashi-te ’ to , mannaka no otoko ga it ta .
 974‘ o-joo-san wa wareware no tokoro ni ko rare te , kono heya de hika re tara doo desu ?
 975kochira no hoo ga zutto ii shi , kimochi mo ii desu yo ’
 976‘ sore-de-wa , soo negai masu ka ’ to , chichioya wa marude jibun ga vaiorin o hii te iru ka no yoo ni kotae ta .
 977san nin wa heya ni modot te mat te i ta .
 978ma-mo-naku chichioya wa fumen-dai o mochi , hahaoya wa gakufu o , imooto wa vaiorin o mot te yat-te-ki ta .
 979imooto wa ochitsui te ensoo no junbi o sukkari suma se ta .
 980ryooshin wa kore made ichi do mo magashi o shi ta koto ga naku , sono tame ni geshuku-nin-tachi ni-taisuru reigi no do o koshi te i ta ga , jibun-tachi no isu ni suwaro o to wa kesshite shi nakat ta .
 981chichioya wa doa ni mota re , kichinto botan o kake ta seifuku no uwagi no botan futa tsu no aida ni migite o sashiire te i ta .
 982hahaoya no hoo wa geshuku-nin no hitori ni isu o susume rare , sono hito ga guuzen susume ta isu ga heya no waki no hoo no katasumi ni at ta no-de , soko ni suwari tsuzuke te i ta .
 983imooto wa hiki hajime ta .
 984chichioya to hahaoya to wa sorezore jibun no iru ichi kara chuui-bukaku imooto no ryoote no ugoki o me de ot te i ta .
 985guregooru wa ensoo ni hikitsuke rare te sukoshi bakari mae e noridashi , moo atama o ima e tsukkon de i ta .
 986saisho wa jibun ga tanin no koto o moo koryo shi naku nat te iru koto ga , kare ni wa hotondo fushigi ni omowa re nakat ta .
 987izen ni wa , kono tanin e no koryo to-u koto ga kare no hokori dat ta .
 988shikamo , kare wa ima koso issoo jibun no mi o kakushi te ii riyuu o mot te i ta .
 989to-iu-no-wa , heya no naka no itaru tokoro ni yokotawat te iru gomi ga , chotto de mo karada o ugokasu to maiagari , sono gomi o sukkari karada ni kabut te i ta .
 990itokuzu to-ka kaminoke to-ka tabemono no nokorikasu o senaka ya wakibara ni kuttsuke te hikizut te arui te iru no da .
 991arayuru koto ni-taisuru kare no mu-kanshin wa amari ni ookii no-de , izen no yoo ni ichi nichi ni nan do mo aomuke ni nat te , juutan ni karada o kosuritsukeru koto mo shi naku nat te i ta .
 992konna jootai de aru ni-mo-kakawara-zu , sukoshi mo kiokure o kanji nai de , hi no uchidokoro no nai hodo sooji no yukitodoi te iru ima no yuka no ue e sukoshi bakari noridashi te it ta .
 993to-wa-ie , hoka no hito-tachi no hoo mo kare ni kizuku mono wa i nakat ta .
 994kazoku no mono wa sukkari vaiorin no ensoo ni ki o tora re te i ta .
 995sore ni-hanshi-te , geshuku-nin-tachi wa hajime wa ryoote o poketto ni tsukkon de , imooto no fumen-dai no sugu chikaku ni seki o shime te i ta .
 996amari ni chikai no-de san nin tomo gakufu o nozokikomeru kurai dat ta .
 997sonna koto o yat tara , imooto no jama ni nat ta koto daroo .
 998tokoro-ga , yagate hikui koe de hanashiai nagara , atama o tare ta mama mado no hoo e shirizoi te it ta .
 999chichioya ga shinpai soo ni mimamoru uchi ni , kare-ra wa sono madogiwa ni todomat te i ta .
 1000subarashii , aruiwa tanoshii vaiorin-ensoo o kiku tsumori na no ga shitsuboo sa se rare , ensoo zentai ni akiaki shi te , tada girei kara gaman shi te otonashiku shi te iru no da to-iu koto wa , jissai mi ta dake de hakkiri wakaru koto dat ta .
 1001koto-ni , san nin ga hana to kuchi to kara hamaki no kemuri o takaku fukidashi te iru yari-kata wa , hidoku iraira shi te iru no da to-iu koto o suiryoo sa se ta .
 1002shikashi , imooto wa totemo utsukushiku hii te i ta .
 1003kanojo no kao wa sukoshi waki ni katamuke rare te ori , shisen wa shiraberu yoo ni , mata kanashi-ge ni gakufu no gyoo o ot te iru .
 1004guregooru wa sarani sukoshi bakari mae e haidashi , atama o yuka ni pittari tsuke te , dekiru nara kanojo no shisen to butsukat te yaro o to shi ta .
 1005ongaku ni konna ni kokoro o ubawa re te i te mo , kare wa doobutsu na no daroo ka .
 1006kare ni wa akogare te i ta michi no kokoro no kate e no michi ga shimesa re te iru yoo ni omoe ta .
 1007imooto no tokoro made susumide te , kanojo no sukaato o hippat te , sore ni-yot-te vaiorin o mot te jibun no heya e ki te morai tai to honomekaso o , to kesshin shi ta .
 1008to-iu-no-wa , koko ni iru dare-hitori to-shi-te , kare ga shi tai to omot te iru hodo kanojo no ongaku ni kotaeru mono wa i nai no da .
 1009kare wa moo imooto o jibun no heya kara dashi taku nakat ta .
 1010sukunaku-tomo jibun ga iki te iru aida wa , dashi taku nakat ta .
 1011kare no osoroshii sugata wa hajimete kare no yaku ni tatsu daroo to omowa re ta .
 1012jibun no heya no dono doa mo dooji ni mihat te i te , shinnyuu shi te kuru mono-tachi ni hoe-tsui te yaru tsumori da .
 1013da-ga , imooto wa shi-i rare te de wa naku , jiyuu-ishi de jibun no tokoro ni todomara nakere ba nara nai .
 1014sofa no ue de kare no waki ni suwari , mimi o kare no hoo ni katamuke te kureru no da .
 1015soko-de kare wa imooto ni , jibun wa imooto o ongaku-gakkoo ni ireru koto ni hakkiri kokoro o kime te i ta no de ari , moshi sono aida ni konna jiko ga okora nakat ta nara-ba , kyonen no kurisumasu ni -- kurisumasu wa yappari moo sugi te shimat ta no daroo ka -- donna hantai mo i ni kaisuru koto naku minna ni it te i ta koto daroo , to uchiake te yaru .
 1016koo setsumei shi te yare ba , imooto wa kandoo no namida de wat to naki dasu koto daroo .
 1017soko-de guregooru wa kanojo no kata no tokoro made nobiagat te , kubi ni seppun shi te yaru no da .
 1018mise e iku yoo ni nat te kara wa , imooto wa ribon mo karaa mo tsuke nai de kubi o marudashi ni shi te iru no dat ta .
 1019‘ zamu-za-san ! ’ to , mannaka no otoko ga chichioya ni-mukat-te sakebi , sore ijoo wa nani mo iwa zu-ni , hitosashi-yubi de yukkuri to zenshin shi te kuru guregooru o sashishimeshi ta .
 1020vaiorin no oto ga yami , mannaka no geshuku-nin wa hajime wa atama o fut te futari no yuujin ni niyari-to warat te mise ta ga , tsugi ni futatabi gure-gooru o miyat ta .
 1021chichioya wa , guregooru o oiharau kawari ni , mazu geshuku-nin-tachi o nadameru koto no hoo ga issoo hitsuyoo da to kangae te iru yoo de at ta .
 1022to-wa-it-te-mo , san nin wa zenzen koofun nanka shi te i nai shi , guregooru no hoo ga vaiorin no ensoo yori-mo kare-ra o omoshiro-gara se te iru yoo ni mie ta .
 1023chichioya wa san nin no hoo ni isoi de iki , ryooude o hiroge te kare-ra no heya e oshimodoso o to shi , dooji ni , jibun no karada de guregooru no sugata ga mie naku naru yoo ni shi yoo to shi ta .
 1024kondo wa san nin ga hontoo ni sukoshi bakari ki o waruku shi ta .
 1025chichioya no taido ni ki o waruku shi ta no ka , guregooru no yoo na rinshitsu no juunin ga iru mono to wa shira nakat ta no-ni , ima yatto sore ga wakat te ki ta koto ni ki o waruku shi ta no ka , sore wa moo nan to mo ie nakat ta .
 1026san nin wa chichioya ni setsumei o motome , san nin no hoo de ude o furiage , ochitsuka-na-ge ni hige o hippari , honno yukkuri shi ta ayumi de jibun-tachi no heya no hoo e shirizoi te it ta .
 1027soo shi te iru aida ni , totsuzen ensoo o yame te hooshin-jootai de i ta imooto wa yatto shooki o torimodoshi , shibaraku no aida darari-to tare ta ryoote ni vaiorin to yumi to o mot te , mada ensoo shi te iru ka no yoo ni gakufu o nagame tsuzuke te i ta ga , totsuzen mi o okosu to , hageshii hai no katsudoo o tomonau kokyuu-konnan ni ochiit te mada jibun no isu ni suwat te i ta hahaoya no hiza no ue ni gakki o oki , rinshitsu e to kakekon de it ta .
 1028san nin no geshuku-nin-tachi wa , chichioya ni oshi-makura re te sudeni sakki yori wa hayai ashidori de sono heya e chikazui te i ta .
 1029imooto ga nare ta tetsuki de beddo no futon ya makura o takaku tobashi nagara shingu no yooi o totonoeru no ga mie ta .
 1030san nin ga heya e tadoritsuku yori-mo mae ni , imooto wa beddo no yooi o suma se te shimai , hirari-to heya kara nukede te i ta .
 1031chichioya wa matamoya kimama na shoobun ni sukkari torae rare te shimat ta rashiku , tomokaku geshuku-nin ni-taishi-te harawa nakere ba nara nai hazu no keii o wasure te shimat ta .
 1032kare wa san nin o tada oshi-makut te it ta ga , saigo ni heya no doa no tokoro de mannaka no hito ga ashi o fuminarashi ta no-de , chichioya wa yatto tomat ta .
 1033‘ watashi wa koko ni hakkiri to iu ga ’ to , sono hito wa katate o age , me de hahaoya to imooto to o sagashi ta .
 1034‘ kono juukyo oyobi kazoku no uchi ni shihai shi te iru itowashii jijoo o kangae te ’
 1035-- koko de tossa no kesshin o shi te yuka ni tsuba o hai ta --
 1036‘ watashi no heya o tadachini de te iku koto o tsuukoku shi masu .
 1037muron , kore made no magari-ryoo mo zenzen shiharai mase n .
 1038sore ni-hanshi-te , kiwamete yooi ni riyuu-zukeru koto ga dekiru hazu no nan-ra ka no songai-baishoo-yookyuu o-mot-te -- ii desu ka-na -- anata o kokuso su beki mono ka-doo-ka , kangae te miru tsumori desu ’
 1039kare wa chinmoku shi te , marude nani ka o machikamae te iru ka no yoo ni jibun no mae o mitsume te i ta .
 1040‘ wareware mo tadachini de te iki masu ’ to , hatashite kare no futari no yuujin mo sugusama kuchi o dashi ta .
 1041mannaka no otoko wa doa no totte o tsukami , batan-to oto o tate te doa o shime ta .
 1042chichioya wa tesaguri de jibun no isu made yoromei te iki , do-kari-to koshi o oroshi ta .
 1043marude itsu-mo no yoo ni ban no inemuri o suru tame ni teashi o nobashi ta yoo ni mie ta .
 1044da-ga , guragura suru atama ga tsuyoku unazui te iru koto de , kare ga zenzen nemut te i nai koto ga wakat ta .
 1045guregooru wa koo-shi-ta koto ga okonawa reru aida juu , geshuku-nin-tachi ga kare o mitsuke ta basho ni jitto todomat te i ta .
 1046jibun no keikaku no shippai ni-taisuru shitsuboo to , mata osoraku wa amari ni kuufuku o tsuzuke ta koto kara okot ta suijaku to no tame ni , karada o ugokasu koto ga deki nakat ta .
 1047kare wa tsugi no shunkan ni wa dot to iroiro na mono ga tsuiraku shi te kuru daroo , to hayaku mo aru kakushin o mot te osore , sore o machikamae te i ta .
 1048vaiorin ga hahaoya no furueru yubi no aida o subet te hiza kara yuka e to ochi , gatan-to hibiki o tate ta koto mo , kare o bikkuri sa se te ugokida sa seru koto wa zenzen nakat ta .
 1049‘ o-too-san , o-kaa-san ’ to , imooto wa it te , hanashi ni hairu mae ni te de teeburu o ut ta .
 1050‘ moo kore made da wa .
 1051anata-gata wa osoraku wakara nai no deshoo ga , watashi ni wa wakari masu .
 1052konna kaibutsu no mae de nii-san no namae nanka ii taku wa nai wa .
 1053da-kara , watashi-tachi wa koitsu kara hanare yoo to shi nakere ba nara nai , to dake iu wa .
 1054koitsu no sewa o shi , gaman suru tame ni , ningen to-shi-te dekiru-dake no koto o yaro o to shi te ki ta ja nai no .
 1055dare da-tte sukoshi de-mo watashi-tachi o hinan suru koto wa deki nai to omou wa ’
 1056‘ kore no iu no wa mattaku mottomo da ’ to , chichioya wa tsubuyai ta .
 1057mada juubun ni iki o tsuke nai de iru hahaoya wa , kurut ta yoo na metsuki o shi te , kuchi ni te o ate te hikui oto o tate nagara seki o shi hajime ta .
 1058imooto wa hahaoya no tokoro e isoi de iki , kanojo no hitai o sasae te yat ta .
 1059chichioya wa imooto no kotoba o kii te , nani ka kangae ga kimat ta yoo ni mie ta .
 1060karada o massugu ni shi te suwaru to , geshuku-nin-tachi no yuushoku kara mada teeburu no ue ni oki-hanashi ni nat te iru sara no aida de kozukai no seiboo o moteason de i ta ga , tokidoki jitto shi te iru guregooru no ue ni shisen o nage te iru .
 1061‘ watashi-tachi wa koitsu kara hanare nakere ba nara nai no yo ’ to , imooto wa moppara chichioya ni mukat te it ta .
 1062hahaoya no hoo wa sekikon de nani mo kikoe nai no da .
 1063‘ koitsu wa o-too-san to o-kaa-san to o koroshi te shimau wa .
 1064soo naru koto ga watashi ni wa wakat te i masu .
 1065watashi-tachi minna no yoo ni , konna ni kuroo shi te hataraka nakere ba nara nai toki ni wa , sono ue ni , ie de mo konna eikyuu ni tsuzuku nayami nanka shinboo deki nai wa .
 1066watashi mo moo shinboo deki nai wa ’
 1067soshite , kanojo wa hageshiku naki hajime ta no-de , namida ga hahaoya no kao no ue ni kakat ta .
 1068imooto wa kikai-teki ni te o ugokashi te sono namida o nugut te yat ta .
 1069‘ omae ’ to , chichioya wa doojoo o kome , mattaku sono toori da to-iu yoo na chooshi de it ta .
 1070‘ de-mo , doo shi tara ii n daroo na ? ’
 1071imooto wa , tohoo ni kure te iru koto o shimesu tame ni kata o subome ta .
 1072nai te iru aida ni , sakki no danko to shi ta taido to wa hantai ni , doo shi te ii no ka wakara naku nat te i ta no dat ta .
 1073‘ aitsu ga wareware no koto o wakat te kure tara ’ to , chichioya wa nakaba tazuneru yoo ni it ta .
 1074imooto wa naki nagara hageshiku te o fut ta .
 1075sonna koto wa kangae rare nai , to-iu koto o shimesu mono dat ta .
 1076‘ aitsu ga wareware no koto o wakat te kure tara ’ to , chichioya wa kurikaeshi te , me o toji , sonna koto wa ari e nai to-iu imooto no kakushin o jibun de mo ukeire te i ta .
 1077‘ soo-shi-tara osoraku aitsu to hanashi o tsukeru koto ga dekiru n daroo ga .
 1078da-ga , konna fuu jaa nee -- ’
 1079‘ aitsu wa i naku nara nakere ba nara nai no yo ’ to , imooto wa saken da .
 1080‘ sore ga tada hito tsu no shudan yo . aitsu ga gure-gooru da nante-iu kangae kara hanare yoo to shi sae sure ba ii n da wa . sonna koto o konna ni nagai aida shinji te i ta koto ga , watashi-tachi no hontoo no fukoo dat ta n da wa . de-mo , aitsu ga gure-gooru da nante-iu koto ga doo-shi-te ari uru deshoo . moshi aitsu ga guregooru dat tara , ningen-tachi ga konna doobutsu to issho ni kurasu koto wa fu-kanoo da tte , tokku ni minui te i ta deshoo shi , jibun kara susun de de te it te shimat ta koto deshoo . soo nat tara , watashi-tachi ni wa o-nii-san ga i naku nat ta deshoo keredo , watashi-tachi wa ikinobi te iku koto ga deki , o-nii-san no omoide o taisetsu ni shimat te oku koto ga deki ta deshoo . tokoro-ga , kono doobutsu wa watashi-tachi o oikake , geshuku-nin-tachi o oidasu no da wa . kitto juukyo zentai o senryoo shi , watashi-tachi ni toori de yoru o akasa seru tsumori na no yo . chotto mi te goran nasai , o-too-san ’ to , imooto wa totsuzen saken da .
 1081‘ mata yari dashi ta wa yo ! ’
 1082soshite , guregooru ni mo mattaku wakara nai yoo na kyoofu ni osowa re te , imooto wa hahaoya sae mo hanare , marude , guregooru no soba ni iru yori wa hahaoya o gisei ni shi ta hoo ga mashi da to iwa n bakari ni , doo mi te mo hahaoya o isu kara tsukitobashi te shimai , chichioya no ushiro e isoi de nige te it ta .
 1083chichioya mo tada musume no taido o mi ta dake de koofun shi te shimai , jibun de mo tachiagaru to , imooto o kabao o to suru ka no yoo ni ryooude o kanojo no mae ni nakaba age ta .
 1084shikashi , guregooru wa , dare ka o , mashite imooto o fuan ni otoshiire yoo nado to wa kangae te mo mi nakat ta .
 1085kare wa tada , jibun no heya e modot te iko o to shi te , karada no muki o kae hajime te i ta dake dat ta .
 1086soo wa it te mo , sono doosa ga hidoku medat ta .
 1087ima no kurushii jootai no tame ni , konnan na kaiten o yaru baai ni atama no tasuke o kari nakere ba nara nakat ta kara da .
 1088soko-de atama o nan do mo motage te wa , yuka ni uchitsuke ta .
 1089kare wa jitto tomat te , atari o mimawashi ta .
 1090kare no zen'i wa mitome rare ta yoo dat ta .
 1091hitobito wa tada isshun gyotto shi ta dake dat ta .
 1092soko-de minna wa , chinmoku shi ta mama , kanashi-ge ni kare o jitto mitsume ta .
 1093hahaoya wa ryooashi o pittari tsuke ta mama mae e nobashi te , isu ni suwat te i ta .
 1094hiroo no amari , me ga hotondo shizen ni toji soo dat ta .
 1095chichioya to imooto to wa naran de suwari , imooto wa katate o chichioya no kubi ni mawashi te i ta .
 1096‘ kore de moo muki o kae te mo ii daroo ’ to , guregooru wa kangae te , kare no shigoto ni mata torikakat ta .
 1097hone ga oreru tame ni iki ga haahaa iu no o osaeru koto wa deki nakat ta .
 1098soko-de , tokidoki yasuma nai de wa i rare nakat ta .
 1099tokoro-de , kare o oitateru mono wa i nakat ta .
 1100banji wa kare jishin no yaru ga mama ni makase rare ta .
 1101kaiten o yari oeru to , sugu ni massugu ni hai-modori hajime ta .
 1102jibun to jibun no heya to o hedate te iru kyori ga ookii koto ni bikkuri shi ta .
 1103soshite , karada ga suijaku shi te iru no-ni doo-shi-te tsui sakki wa kono onaji michi o , konna ni tooi to wa hotondo kizuka nai de hat te ike ta no ka , rikai deki nakat ta .
 1104shotchuu tada hayaku hat te iku koto dake o kangae te , kazoku no mono ga kotoba ya sakebigoe o kake te kare o jama suru koto wa nai , to-iu no ni wa kizuka nakat ta .
 1105moo doa no tokoro ni made tasshi ta toki ni nat te yatto , atama o furikaera se te mi ta .
 1106kanzen ni furikaet ta no de wa nai .
 1107to-iu-no-wa , kubi ga kowabat te iru no o kanji ta no dat ta .
 1108tomoare , jibun no haigo de wa nani-hito-tsu henka ga okot te i nai koto o mi te tot ta .
 1109tada imooto dake ga tachiagat te i ta .
 1110kare no saigo no shisen ga hahaoya no ue o kasume ta .
 1111hahaoya wa moo kanzen ni nemurikoke te i ta .
 1112jibun no heya e hairu ya-ina-ya , doa ga ooisogi de shime rare , shikkari to tomegane ga kake rare , heisa sa re ta .
 1113haigo ni totsuzen okot ta ookina monooto ni guregooru wa hidoku bikkuri shi ta no-de , chiisana ashi ga gakuri-to shi ta .
 1114anna ni isoi da no wa imooto dat ta .
 1115moo tachiagat te mat te i te , tsugi ni sat-to ton de ki ta no dat ta .
 1116guregooru ni wa imooto ga yat-te-kuru ashioto wa zenzen kikoe nakat ta .
 1117doa no kagi o mawashi nagara , ‘ tootoo kore de ! ’ to , imooto wa saken da .
 1118‘ sate , kore de ? ’ to , guregooru wa jibun ni tazune , kurayami no naka de atari o mimawashi ta .
 1119ma-mo-naku , jibun ga moo mattaku ugoku koto ga deki naku nat te iru koto o hakken shi ta .
 1120sore mo fushigi ni wa omowa nakat ta .
 1121mushiro , jibun ga kore made jissai ni kono kabosoi ashi de karada o hikizut te ko rare ta koto ga fu-shizen ni omowa re ta .
 1122tomokaku wariai ni karada no guai wa ii yoo ni kanji rare ta .
 1123naruhodo karada zentai ni itami ga at ta ga , sore mo dandan yowaku nat te iki , saigo ni wa sukkari kieru daroo , to omowa re ta .
 1124yawarakai hokori ni sukkari oowa re te iru senaka no kusat ta ringo to enshoo o okoshi te iru bubun to wa , hotondo kanji rare nakat ta .
 1125kandoo to aijoo to o kome te kazoku no koto o kangae ta .
 1126jibun ga kie te shimawa nakere ba nara nai no da to-iu kare no kangae wa , osoraku imooto no iken yori-mo motto kettei-teki na mono dat ta .
 1127konna fuu ni kuukyo na michitari ta monoomoi no jootai o tsuzuke te i ta ga , tsuini too no tokei ga asa no san ji o ut ta .
 1128mado no soto de wa atari ga akaruku nari hajime ta no o kare wa mada kanji ta .
 1129sore-kara , atama ga i ni-hanshi-te sukkari gakuri-to shizun da .
 1130kare no bikoo kara wa saigo no iki ga more te de ta .
 1131asa-hayaku tetsudai-baa-san ga yat-te-ki ta toki -- ikura sonna koto o yara nai de kure to tanon de mo , chikara-ippai ni ooisogi de dono doa mo batan-batan to shimeru no-de , kono onna ga yat-te-kuru to , ie-juu no mono wa moo shizuka ni nemut te iru koto wa deki nakat ta -- itsu-mo no yoo ni chotto guregooru no heya o nozoi ta ga , hajime wa betsu ni ijoo o mitome nakat ta .
 1132guregooru wa wazato sonna fuu ni miugoki mo shi nai de yokotawat te , futekusare te mise te iru no da , to tetsudai-baa-san wa omot ta .
 1133kanojo wa guregooru ga ari-to-arayuru funbetsu o mot te iru mono to omot te i ta .
 1134tamatama nagai hooki o te ni mot te i ta no-de , doa no tokoro kara sore de gure-gooru o kusuguro o to shi ta .
 1135tokoro-ga nan no kiki-me mo araware nai no-de , okot te shimai , guregooru no karada o sukoshi tsutsui ta .
 1136kare ga nan no teikoo mo shimesa zu-ni ne te iru tokoro kara zuruzuru to oshiyara re te it ta toki ni nat te hajimete , onna wa okashii na , to omot ta .
 1137ma-mo-naku shinsoo o shiru to me o maruku shi , omowa-zu kuchibue no yoo na oto o dashi ta ga , taishite soko ni todomat te wa i zu , shinshitsu no doa o sat-to hirai te , ookina koe de kurayami ni mukat te saken da .
 1138‘ chotto goran nasai yo .
 1139nobi te i masu yo .
 1140ne te i masu yo .
 1141sukkari nobi te shimat te i masu yo ! ’
 1142zamu-za-fusai wa daburu_ cdot_ -beddo no ue ni massugu ni karada o okoshi , tetsudai-baa-san no iu koto ga wakaru yori mae ni , mazu kono onna ni bikkuri sa se rare ta kimochi o shizume nakere ba nara nakat ta .
 1143da-ga , jijoo ga nomikomeru to fuufu wa sorezore jibun no ne te i ta gawa kara isoi de beddo o ori ta .
 1144zamuza-shi wa moofu o kata ni kake , zamu-za-fujin wa tada nemaki no mama no sugata de de te ki ta .
 1145futari wa sonna kakkoo de guregooru no heya e hait te it ta .
 1146sono aida ni , geshuku-nin ga yat-te-ki te irai guree-te ga neru yoo ni nat ta ima no doa mo ake rare ta .
 1147guree-te wa zenzen nemura nakat ta yoo ni , kanzen na mi-jitaku o shi te i ta .
 1148kanojo no aoi kao mo , nemut te i nai koto o shoomei shi te iru yoo ni omowa re ta .
 1149‘ shin da no ? ’ to , zamu-za-fujin wa it te , tazuneru yoo ni tetsudai-baa-san o miage ta .
 1150to-wa-it-te-mo jibun de shiraberu koto ga dekiru shi , mata shirabe naku tomo wakaru koto dat ta .
 1151‘ soo da to omoi masu ne ’ to , tetsudai-baa-san wa it te , sore o shoomei suru tame ni guregooru no shigai o hooki de kanari no kyori oshi te yat ta .
 1152zamu-za-fujin wa , hooki o oshitome yoo to suru yoo na doosa o chotto mise ta ga , jissai ni wa soo wa shi nakat ta .
 1153‘ kore de ’ to , zamuza-shi ga it ta .
 1154‘ kami-sama ni kansha dekiru ’
 1155kare wa juuji o kit ta .
 1156san nin no onna-tachi mo kare no yaru toori minarat ta .
 1157shigai kara me o hanasa nai de i ta guree-te ga it ta .
 1158‘ goran nasai na .
 1159nante yase te i ta n deshoo .
 1160moo nagai koto zenzen tabe nakat ta n desu mono ne .
 1161tabemono wa ire te yat ta toki no mama de de te ki ta n desu mono ’
 1162jijitsu , guregooru no karada wa mattaku peshanko de hikarabi te i te , moo chiisana ashi de wa karada ga mochiage rare naku nari , sono hoka no ten de mo hito no chuui o sorasu yoo na mono ga mattaku nakunat te shimat ta ima ni nat te yatto , sono koto ga wakaru no dat ta .
 1163‘ guree-te , chotto watashi-tachi no heya e o-ide ’ to , zamu-za-fujin wa kanashi-ge na bishoo o ukabe te it ta .
 1164guree-te wa shigai no hoo o furikaera nai de wa i rare nakat ta ga , ryooshin ni tsuzui te shinshitsu e hait te it ta .
 1165tetsudai-baa-san wa doa o shime , mado o sukkari ake ta .
 1166asa ga hayai ni-mo-kakawara-zu , sugasugashii kuuki ni wa sudeni ikura ka namaatataka-sa ga majit te i ta .
 1167moo san gatsu no sue dat ta .
 1168san nin no geshuku-nin ga jibun-tachi no heya kara de te ki te , bikkuri shi ta yoo ni jibun-tachi no chooshoku o sagashi te atari o kyorokyoro mimawashi ta .
 1169chooshoku no yooi wa wasure rare te i ta .
 1170‘ chooshoku wa doko ni aru n da ? ’ to , mannaka no hito ga butsubutsu ii nagara tetsudai-baa-san ni tazune ta .
 1171tokoro-ga baa-san wa kuchi ni yubi o ate te , damat ta mama isoi de , guregooru no heya e it te miru yoo ni , to-iu aizu o shi te mise ta .
 1172san nin wa iwa re ta toori ni heya e iki , ikura ka kutabire ta uwagi no poketto ni ryoote o tsukkon da mama , ima de wa moo akaruku nat ta heya no naka de guregooru no shigai no mawari ni tat ta .
 1173sono toki shinshitsu no doa ga hirai te , seifuku-sugata no zamuza-shi ga araware , ippoo no ude de tsuma o idaki , moo ippoo no ude de musume o idai te i ta .
 1174minna sukoshi nai ta ato dat ta .
 1175guree-te wa tokidoki kao o chichioya no ude ni oshitsuke ta .
 1176‘ sugu watashi no ie o de te it te itadaki masho o ! ’ to , zamuza-shi wa it te , futari no onna o karada kara hanasa nai de doa o yubisashi ta .
 1177‘ sore wa doo-iu imi na n desu ? ’ to , mannaka no hito wa sukoshi odoroki nagara it te , yasashi soo na bishoo o morashi ta .
 1178hoka no futari wa ryoote o senaka ni mawashi te , tae-zu kosut te iru .
 1179marude jibun-tachi ni yuuri na kekka ni owaru ni kimat te iru ookina arasoi o ureshi-gat te machikamae te iru yoo dat ta .
 1180‘ ima mooshi te iru toori no imi desu ’ to , zamuza-shi wa kotae , futari no onna to it-chokusen ni naran de geshuku-nin-tachi no hoo e chikazui te it ta .
 1181rei-no hito wa hajime no uchi wa jitto tat ta mama , kotogara o atama no naka de matome te atarashiku seiri shi yoo to suru ka no yoo ni , yuka o mitsume te i ta .
 1182‘ sore-de-wa de te iki masho o ’ to , it ta ga , zamuza-shi o miage ta .
 1183marude totsuzen osowa re ta herikudat ta kimochi de kono kesshin ni sae atarashii kyoka o motome te iru ka no yoo dat ta .
 1184zamuza-shi wa ookina me o shi te tada nan do ka unazui te miseru dake dat ta .
 1185sore-kara sono hito wa hontoo ni sugu oomata de genkan no ma e to arui te it ta .
 1186futari no yuujin wa shibaraku ryoote no ugoki o sukkari tome ta mama kikimimi o tate te i ta ga , rei-no hito no ato o ot te ton de it ta .
 1187marude zamuza-shi ga jibun-tachi yori mae ni genkan no ma ni hait te , jibun-tachi no shidoo-sha de aru rei-no hito to no renraku o jama suru ka-mo shire nai to fuan ni omot te iru yoo de at ta .
 1188genkan no ma de san nin wa sorot te ishoo-kake kara booshi o tori , sutekki-tate kara sutekki o nukidashi , mugon no mama o-jigi o shi te , juukyo o de te it ta .
 1189sugu wakat ta ga mattaku iware no nai fushin no nen o idaki nagara , zamuza-shi wa futari no onna o tsure te genkan-guchi no tataki made de te it ta .
 1190soshite , san nin ga yukkuri to de wa aru ga , shikashi shikkari to shi ta ashidori de nagai kaidan o ori te iki , ik kai goto ni kaidan-bu no ittei no magarikado e kuru to sugata ga kie , soshite mata sugu ni araware te kuru no o , tesuri ni motare te nagame te i ta .
 1191shita e ori te iku ni-tsure-te , sore-dake zamu-za-ke no kanshin wa usurai de it ta .
 1192kono san nin ni mukat te , soshite tsugi ni wa san nin no zujoo takaku hitori no nikuya no kozoo ga atama no ue ni ni o nose te hokorashi-ge na taido de nobot te ki ta toki , zamuza-shi wa onna-tachi o tsure te tesuri kara hanare , marude ki ga karuku nat ta yoo na yoosu de jibun-tachi no juukyo e modot te it ta .
 1193kare-ra wa kyoo to-iu hi wa kyuusoku to sanpo to ni tsukao o to kesshin shi ta .
 1194koo-iu fuu ni shigoto o chuudan suru ni wa juubun na riyuu ga at ta bakari de naku , mata soo suru koto ga doo shi te mo hitsuyoo dat ta .
 1195soko-de teeburu ni suwat te san tsuu no kekkin-todoke o kai ta .
 1196zamuza-shi wa ginkoo no juuyaku-ate ni , zamu-za-fujin wa naishoku no chuumon o shi te kureru hito ate ni , soshite guree-te wa tenshu-ate ni kai ta .
 1197kai te iru aida ni tetsudai-baa-san ga hait te ki ta .
 1198moo kaeru to ii ni ki ta no dat ta .
 1199to-iu-no-wa , asa no shigoto wa owat te i ta .
 1200todoke o kai te i ta san nin wa hajime wa tada unazui te miseru dake de me o age nakat ta ga , tetsudai-baa-san ga mada sono ba o hanare yoo to shi nai no-de , yatto okot ta yoo ni miage ta .
 1201‘ nani ka yoo ka-ne ? ’ to , zamuza-shi ga tazune ta .
 1202tetsudai-baa-san wa bishoo shi nagara doa no tokoro ni tat te i ta ga , kazoku no mono-tachi ni ookina koofuku ni-tsui-te shira-se te yaru koto ga aru no da ga , tettei-teki ni tazune te kure nakere ba shira-se te wa yara nai , to iwa n bakari de at ta .
 1203booshi no ue ni hotondo massugu ni tat te iru chiisana dachoo no hanekazari wa , kanojo ga tsutomeru yoo ni nat te kara zamuza-shi ga hara o tate te i ta mono da ga , sore ga yuruyaka ni shihoo e yure te iru .
 1204‘ de , ittai donna yoo na no ? ’ to , zamu-za-fujin ga tazune ta .
 1205tetsudai-baa-san wa sore-de-mo kono fujin o ichiban sonkei shi te i ta .
 1206‘ hai ’ to , tetsudai-baa-san wa kotae ta ga , shitashi-ge na warai no tame ni sugu ni wa hanase nai de iru .
 1207‘ tonari no mono o tori-katazukeru koto ni-tsui-te wa , shinpai suru hitsuyoo wa ari mase n .
 1208moo katazui te i masu ’
 1209zamu-za-fujin to guree-te to wa mata kaki tsuzuke yoo to suru ka no yoo ni tegami ni kagamikon da .
 1210zamuza-shi wa , tetsudai-baa-san ga issai o kuwashiku setsumei shi hajime yoo to shi te iru no ni kizui te , te o nobashi te danko to shi te kyozetsu suru to-iu koto o shimeshi ta .
 1211onna wa hanasu koto ga yurusa re nakat ta no-de , jibun ga hidoku isoga nakere ba nara nai koto o omoidashi , bujoku sa re ta yoo ni kanji ta rashiku ‘ sayonara , mina-san ’ to sakebu to , ranboo ni mukinaot te , hidoi oto o tate te doa o shime , juukyo o de te it ta .
 1212‘ yuugata , ano onna ni hima o yaro o ’ to , zamuza-shi wa it ta ga , tsuma kara mo musume kara mo henji o morawa nakat ta .
 1213to-iu-no-wa , tetsudai-baa-san ga kono futari no yatto e ta bakari no ochitsuki o mata kakimidashi te shimat ta rashikat ta .
 1214futari wa tachiagat te , mado no tokoro e iki , dakiat te tat te i ta .
 1215zamuza-shi wa kare no isu ni koshikake ta mama futari no hoo o furikaet te , shibaraku jitto futari o mi te i ta .
 1216sore-kara saken da .
 1217‘ saa , kotchi e koi yo .
 1218moo furui koto wa sutesaru no da .
 1219soshite , sukoshi wa ore no koto mo shinpai shi te kure yo ’
 1220sugu futari no onna wa kare no iu koto o kiki , kare no tokoro e modot te , kare o aibu shi , isoi de kekkin-todoke o kai ta .
 1221sore-kara san nin wa sorot te juukyo o de ta .
 1222moo nan kagetsu mo nakat ta koto da .
 1223sore-kara densha de koogai e de ta .
 1224kare-ra san nin shika kyaku ga not te i nai densha ni wa , atatakai hi ga furisosoi de i ta .
 1225san nin wa zaseki ni yukkuri to mota-re nagara , mirai no mikomi o arekore to soodan shi at ta .
 1226soshite , kore kara saki no koto mo yoku kangae te miru to kesshite waruku wa nai to-iu koto ga wakat ta .
 1227to-iu-no-wa , san nin no shigoto wa , hontoo wa sore-ra ni-tsui-te o-tagai ni tazune-at ta koto wa zenzen nakat ta no da ga , mattaku megumare ta mono de ari , koto-ni kore kara ato ooini yuuboo na mono dat ta .
 1228jootai o sashiatari mottomo oohaba ni kaizen suru koto wa , muron juukyo o kaeru koto ni-yot-te dekiru ni chigai nakat ta .
 1229kare-ra wa , guregooru ga sagashidashi ta genzai no juukyo yori-mo motto semaku te yachin no yasui , shikashi motto ii basho ni aru , soshite motto jitsuyoo-teki na juukyo o moto o to omot ta .
 1230konna hanashi o shi te iru aida ni , zamu-za-fusai wa dandan to genki ni nat te iku musume o nagame nagara , hoo no iro mo aozame ta hodo no arayuru shinroo ni-mo-kakawara-zu , kanojo ga saikin de wa mekkiri to utsukushiku fukuyoka na musume ni nat te i ta , to-iu koto ni hotondo dooji ni kizui ta no dat ta .
 1231iyoiyo mukuchi ni nari nagara , soshite hotondo mu-ishiki no uchi ni shisen de tagai ni aite no kimochi o wakariai nagara , rippa na o-muko-san o kanojo no tame ni sagashi te yaru koto o kangae te i ta .
 1232mokuteki-chi no teiryuu-joo de musume ga massaki ni tachiagat te , sono wakawakashii karada o gut-to nobashi ta toki , roo-fusai ni wa sore ga jibun-tachi no atarashii yume to zen'i to o uragaki suru mono no yoo ni omowa re ta .