HS ʴʴvi

                    bCS En-i ʴʴv ɦɴS, +h {S hɺ Vɶ ]ii iɺ |hҽ ]ii. |hS hxi bCS xɮIh H niS {h |hS + Vɴi ɮi hx |hƴɮ x{ɺx | +ɱʶɴɪ Eh JE E E Eɪ Sɽ ʴSɮ EhɺɮJ +ɽ.

                    1) '<pvxֹ' Enɮiɱ '{ɶ' P !

                    ....... =iɮhҴɮ <iE Sɮi +ɱ䱪 f BEn =vɳx {ɳɱS iɱ Sɽ +ɱ +x i {`{` EjS EhS +ɴV iS Ex +ɱ. ɺix ɳx {ʽ i BE ɱ ` Ej `` =b ]Ei vɴi i i. +x iSɨMx {ɳhɮ xֹ '{ɶ {ɶ !' + E ɮi i. <iE v{{b Ej ɺiS {ɽhi {ڴ Ev +ɱ xɴi. i {ɽiS ʽ.

                    {ɱnɮ Z{ Pi i Ej iS +Mn {fx M. xiɮ MS ix +{ɱ ɱES +Y BEɪS `ʴɱ, +x fS E{Eb VhBV i Ihɦɮ VMS VM lɤEx = ʽ, +x BE ` ˮMh Pɱx +x VVi Ex {ɮi ʡ.

                    i iɰh xֹx iiɱ SɤE =S =Mɮ i䴽 ɺiұ ] +i iS ]E Ejɱ ɺhɮ. {h +{ɱ Z{Enɮ {] ɴi Ej +Mn Vɴɳ ɮE ix ɱEEb + Eɽ o]x {ʽ, E Vh iɱ hɪS i, 'SE, Iɨ E.'

                    ɺi hɱ, 'Ej ɮ +YvɮE ni.'

                    iɱ =kɮ nhBV i iɰh {ְ +{ɱ EjEb ɳx hɱ 'BEƺ {ɶ?'

                    vxS i |ɶx BEiS {ɶx +{ɱ nx Ex ]Eɰx = E. <iE nb Eɨֳ Mɱ VS v{ +ɴɰx VҦ +i P>x ib ʨ]x BEn vxEb +h BEn ɺiEb < +ɳ{ɳx {ʽ +h M j x =S Ex i EɺɮJ i `n E.

                    i iɰh hɱ ' iS +ɦɮ xhS i +ɽ ɮ E.'

                    {ɶS xi Eɪ +ɱ Ehɺ `>E, ix +ɺ{ɺS Vɨx Mɱ, BE `EhS Mɴi ibx lb EibɺɮJ E +x M i&i BE nx |nIh Ex ix `E ɮ.

                    i iɰh ɱ hɱ '+{ɱɱ +Vx ix VɪS +ɽ. =` !'

                    +i VʨxҺɮ{] +ɱ {ɶS ɱ ` {] ɱɱ +h '+ƽ xɽ =`hɮ' + o]S +ʴɦǴ Ex i BE nxn ˶E. iɱ Eɱ iɮ xɺ +xn Zɱ i.

                    i iɰhx Jɶix ʺMɮ]S b Ef +h EbS {] hx i Jɺ SS{ Mɱ.

                        'Bad luck. {ɶ, Do you have matches?'

                    {ɶS ExS ɱSɱ Zɱ, x Eb Ex i vxEb {ɽ Mɱ. Vh iɱ hɪS i 'ZVɴɳ E` EbS {] ?'

2) '+]E{ɮ' Enɮiɱ 'Vɮ' P      

                    ......iiCi i h- jS

                    'Vɮ ! Vɮ ! ] -B' + ɤn BE +ɱ i Ehɱ =qx ɱ +ɴ iS vҮ iE E Mɱ iS i Vx BE Ej xSi Mbi +ɱ +Mn ]S -iɱ JbEɴɮ V>x Ex ]Eɰx {]S l]E Jɱ Ex = ʽ. i Ej ɽxJ֮S i i Mbi +ɱ i <iC S{ɳ<x E BJn hS +ɱ E Eɪ + vҮ Ihɦɮ ɺ Zɱ. iS M {ɴɳɮ i, iɱ E +Mn iS i +h iS +MS SUi EɱS i, iɨֳ {ʽ ɺ Vɮ xɽҺ Zɱ iɮ vҮ i +Vxɽ BJt ʮhS {ɱɺɮJS ]i i.

                    .....i Ejɱ +ɴɮhɺ` MɤMx +ɱ. ix +VǴS Jh Ei ix ixn Sɮn ] 'Vɮ ! + ] ! <vɮ + ! B -'

                    {h ʨɳɱ ij bx qɨ JɳEb Vɮ E V<DZ ? i BEn iSEb ɳx {ɽ ' xɽ V !' BJt ]] bC ֱx hɴ iɶ +lS +MS Sɳ Ex +ɴV Efx {x ɨpEb ib ʡ.

                    Vɮ E]x i xɽ + {ɽx i iɰhx Ex-ɴɮS BE Jb =Sɱɱ iS +Mɴɮ ʦɮEɴx ] 'Sɱ ! xɽ iɮ -'

                    +Mɴɮ Jb i +ɽ {ɽiS Vɮx =b ɮ. {h {ɮi hBV i Mbi n- BE nMbɴɮ V>x = ʽ.

                    i iɰhx {x Jb ii P>x Ehɺ` i ɮ E i {ɽiS Jb ]iS =b ɮɪS iɪɮx Vɮ Ex ]Eɰx = ʽ ' ss' + BEn E, Vh '+ E ɮ Ei ? ɱ J n x Vɮ !' +S i +VǴx i iɰh jұ hi i.

 

                                                Enɮ '+JS b'        

                (ɮ` MɦڨҴɮұ BE ɽx MɪES Sjh {ɽ).

                ʽh +lɯhɴɮ {b {b +{ɪ bS BEE EEi +`x {ɽ Mɱ... 1904 ɱ h iS bұ MɦڨҴɮ |lɨ +ɱ i i '֦p'S ʨEi. +h iS i ʨE {ɽiS ɽɮɹ]iұ Vɮ x]| ʺES Jj {] i, >ɴ E䱽]ES xiɮ ɮ` MɦڨҴɮS |Eɶ Eɪɨ ɽhɮ ! ɺ] SpEi xɴS nn{ɨx iɮ MɦڨҴɮ =nɺ +ɱ i... !

                .... nxɪ i {S Mɪxɴɮ q Jڹ i. Ƥ< hV i Eɳiɱ +{ڴ xMɮ xx M i. xMɮiɱ Exx ɺ] SpEi hV BE +ni MhS ` {bɺɮJ Zɱ i.

                ..... ˴Mɨv n Һ hɺ = i. iS Jtɴɯx E ɶ x ɮ Ex ɱɺɽx MɦڨҴɮ o] ]E. iɴiұ +Vx{f ֦p = i hi i, "+{ɱɺɮJS EhS ɱ ɴɪ xɽ. Eɽ SE iɮ Iɨ Eɴ." SpEiS i MɦڨҴɮұ Eb {ɽi {ɽi ɱɺɽS xi +ɱ, |xɮɶx n&Ji Zɱ, +ii iE kS, nEiұ BE ʴɱIh {ɺ{z VEx xɽ + Eh h ? .... SpEiɴɮ nxɪ ʽi Zɱ iɮ xɴɱ i Eɪ?

               ..... x]Eiɱ +JS {nɱ {x:{x {b x +S ]ɲ SpEiS Exi +Vx P֨i i, +h MiS ʴɱIh +iɹɤV V iS E`ix ɽ {b i. i +Vxɽ i +ɽ iɱ ]i i. ɨx i +Mn ʶhx M i Jɮ, {ɮi +Vxɽ MɦڨҴɮ {ɮi V>x BJn {n MɪS +i iɮ i {ڴSS =ɺx M +i, +h ix +hJ Sɮ ]ɲ Piɱ +i. MɦڨҴɮS EɨS, +h i Eɨɨֳ Vɮ |IES +i&Eh +{h =SƤɳi +ɽi + |iɪS ={ɦM PhS iɱ +Mn ɺx Mɱ i. MɦڨҴɮ {n hhS xɺMx n +ii v֮ ɡ<nɮ Mɳ x x iɺ Eix, +h Vɮ jɨMv |IES ʴκi S {ɽix V {hS VhҴ iɱ i + iS iɱ +i S]E Mɱ i, +VS |ɪMix iɮ ix VhҴ +Mn vn >x +x֦ʴɱ i. iS Eɳ nJh ɮҮ ɦڹix ɽ {bx =Pb Zɱ, iɮ iS Sk i xɶix +Vx ɽ {b xɴi...

                ɨS +ɮi i&S |iˤɤ {ɽi {ɽi SpEiS xi +ɱ, i Eɪ +h IhS Eb ʡ|ɨh Zɱ Eɪ ? +P nb ɹ{ڴ {Hi ֮ E hhɮ Mb MɲS {ɮi n vnS <OV Sli x{ɺ Zɱ BE ʴtl hx ɳiɱ E iɱ +Ji i ! +h +V ! Ƥ<S ɮ nxɪ iSɴɮ Zֱi i !...

                                (SpEiS +ɪֹS +J !)

                SpEix Ihɦɮ x o]x +iɮɳi {ʽ, xiɮ BEn ʽhEb +h bC]Eb + ix oι] ɳʴɱ, +h M Vh nP Eɳ xi `ɱ BJn ʴSɮ +i iɮ x nJɴɴ E xɽ + +xɶSɪx ESi lƤx i hɱ,

                "bC], i֨ ɱ ɨi ` xE. ɽɮɹ]ɱ +i +ɽ + ɱ ]i xɽ. Z E - VxS ih +h xɺMS nhM-Z nx E ɱ bx M䱪. ZVɴɳ +i Eɪ = +ɽ ? ɴ|Eɮ nʮp Zɱ +ɽ. o]x EvS . + +ɺli VMhS <SU ɱ Eɺ` ɽɴ ? +ʴSɮx Mi i =MS xɽ. +i VMɪS Eɺ`...."

                ... V Ih ʽh {ɱEbS JEb vɴɱ iS Ih SpEix b䲪S xɪx +ix Mɱ +f xEx ibx b {֮i =Pb i. Ei ? xʨɹvS ! ifi Jiɱ ɴ ɺi +Eɮx n{] fɺɮJ iɱ nɱ ... {ɮi MS iS +iɱ |iEɮE H i] i, iS b {x ʨ] i, +h iS +io]{f +vǴ] +v- + ɱɺɮ =Vbi BEEi ʨɺɳ䱪 Ei iɮ oS lɴS lɴ iɮM Mɱ i. Mbɳx `ɱ ʡ BEn ]ɴ i|ɨh +ɪֹi iS VSɶ Ƥv +ɱ i + HS +h lɳS Sj{] Eb iEb Eɴ Ji iS +ioι]{fx ɮE.

                EEɺɽ MɱE Ehi iɮ x]Eiɱ ʨE iɱ ʶEi i hi i, +hJ Vɱ {ʽV. {ɮi MS i hɱ " x] =Sɱ +h Sɱi ... {x ɱ ib nJɴ xE." E iɱ hi i, "+{ɱ xE Ei n Ei, {ʽi Eɪ ?" {ɮi MS =S ɺj ɱ E nhɮ E ZVx E Zɱ +lɯhɴɮ {b iɱ nɱ bi ʴSɮi i, "xx, Eɪ Zɱ ?" iS ix + Eɽ ˦MɮҺɮJ Z{ P>x iɮ {iEiɱ {Sɨɱ ʦbx +ɱ E ]ɳ {b i {x. Ehiɶ lB]{f iE] Efh- ES i =bɱ i, iiS i i& i VɮS <ɨɱ hi i "ɱ iE] ʨɳ E ?" i iɱ "]" Ex fEi i. EhҺ iS i BE Vb ʱɡE +hx n, ix i =Pbx {ʽ i ii BE MnV MֱɤS i. i i i P> MiS iS {E {E Zɱ ! ɳ ɽiɱ BE iɴɮ i M] Ji i. il b{i <xɨnɮ iS{f >x = ʽ +{ɱ ={ɮh ɴɯx Jn ɱɴx iɱ hɱ "iֱ xɪɱ +ɱ ." ...i +{ɱ M{]i Vi i, ɽ V i hi i, +V Mnx lB] Eɳx {bhɮ JSi. Vɳi v{S ɺ VEb iEb nɳ i, P] JhJhɱ, x]E ֯ Zɱ, Eh iɮ vɴi >x nɮɶ ], ɱES |ɴS Zɱ, i P<x M, ˴Mɨv = ʽ iS 'Ch' hx ix ]Vɴɮ |ɴ E iɤɮɮ ֨ɮ ]ɳ Zɱ. +h Sɮ {S ƴnxiɮ xEiS o]Һ {b䱪 EhS hx +{ɱ JVɴɳ Ehɺ` V䴽 `ɪ ɪiɱ { Miɱ {n 'Ch' h Mɱ i䴽 bnɮ ɮS ˽n䲪ɴɮ ɺx i + =S VM M, E Eɲɺɴɲ Pɨɱ +h SEEhɮ iɮE{V +{ɱ {ɪ{ɶ +ɱ iɱ ni i. {ɮi iɱ ES vCE Mɱ Eh Vh, i E] Ji Jɱ Ei iɮ iS i. +J ix {ʽ i ]Vɴɮ i +b {b i, lB]i n xɴi, hɺ xɴi, ɯx {bn ]x Jɱ i i, i iɺS +ɱ iɮ +{ɱ bCɴɮ {bhɮ + i ]x i +b, "+, {bn ]E xE !" {ɮi iS Eh BE xɽ +J iSɴɮ {bn {bɪS i {bS ! i +Pi iS ɮ |Eɶ xɽҺ Zɱ, ɮ +ɴV lƤɱ, VEb iEb +Mn i Zɱ !...

Enɮ 'ɮ'     

[ Enɮiɱ Mh {jSɽ hx EhS |Pi bCx ְ E. EnɮS BE vɴi HҮJ - xxɺɽ iƤ S EɮJxS xVɮ nhnn S hx {ɽ !]

                - nhnn + Mɱ E iS +MS +h S-S `hS Ei ʴxn i i {ɽh-S ʴɶ Ii i +. xxɺɽSʴɹɪ +ɪn xɹ`, +n +h | nhnnS ɦɴiұ lɪҦɴ i. {ɮi iS|ɨh +xn{h, =iɽ, S]ɨɺES nhPh EhS iS `EhS Mhɽ x {hɺɮJ i. iS `Mh, ESi lڱ ɮҮ, SɨEnɮ {ɮi EɽҺ ɮE ]hɮ b, M xE, BJt ESEbS ɽ|ɨh ɺhɮ MֳMֳi Mɱ, ɪS SʳiS bCɱ {b ]CE ɨֳ +h , Mnɮ {J EhS iS i-ֳ iS BEn S +h {ʴjS Mɨi +h ʴxn ]hɺɮJ i. iƤxMɮS ɽxɨ` Ehiɽ =tMi nhnnS {fEɮ +ɪS. nx JS {v Zɱ E nhnn ]S xƤɮ Jɺ ʨɳɪS, {ɮi iɮhɤbS ɮɮ =iɽx vɴɱʶɴɪ Ev ɪS xɽi ɴVxE Vx ɨɮ Zɱ E b, Vɱɤ JhS ɪiiɽ nhnn ]Ex M PɪS, +h nhnnx +Oɽ Ex fhS fhɮ hɺ +h nhnn S +Iɮ& iP<S vn ɪS i {ɽx +v {CEzx ɮ bS {] x x nJ MɪS. +OɽS SEʴhɺ` {xi {ɶ ]Mh PɱɪSS Eɪ i nn ʶɱE `i +i. BJn x]|ɪM Zɱ E nn U]ҶS E <x ʴxn ʨE Ei +h J {jx ʽhɴx hi '+, JbҦɮ C x Ehҽ U{ {bұ, {h Sɮ CiS ]ɳ Pɪɱ +M VxVi Eɤ +ɴ Mi.' 'nɽ' x]Ei JɶɤS ʨE ix + ZEnɮ `ʴɱ i, E, iSƶ ɮɮx l]] ɺE Ehɮ ʨj M{{ Mi +ɱ E {ֹEn ix Jɶɤ hi.... xnx v֨ɱiұ iɮ nhnn Evҽ `n x{ɺx Mɱ E iS 'nɽ' x]Eiɱ i EɨSS +`h i + -

                Enɮ '|ɴɺ'

                [ Enɮiұ {Vɤɮɴ ɮVɨ ɮ` EnɮҺ޹]iұ BE +ʴɺɮhҪ HJ `. {hES o]ix E iS hx !]

                "{Vɤɮɴ x ? ` ʴSj +ɺɨ >x M i ! v ]E Zɱ Eұ i, {h |C] Eɪ ʴSɮi ? ]MS l{ +ɪS ɮS nɮ{f ! +x ֱJS ɽ ! xi +ɱ iɮ PɪS E ii, xɽiɮ Jֶɱ ES EMn Ex n>x nɮS ] nJɴɪS. M i E Iv{i +ɱ iɮ iɱ {ɴ xɺɪS. j E ii Piɱ {Vɤɮɴx, E hɺx x϶Si +ɴ. Eɪ ] i Ex E VEɪSS i. hɮ + b i hi ! i֨S VɪE +h Vx Eɱ iS{f !. ... nɪɱ iɮ ɮ E i hi ! xֺi Iɺ n ! b ɽ ] =SS ɮҮ, ɽx{h +Jbi Ei ɰx Eɴɱ iEn. +Mi +MɮJ +x bCɱ ɱ SG {M], {ɴ< l]S Mɱʨɶ, +hJ ɴ E{ɳɴɮ ix ]x ɴɱ SnxS Mv ! - {hɱ nɮ + {VɤɮɴS ! iɴ ɳiɮɴ ]E xEi {f ɪɱ Mɱ i. iSҺvn Ui xɴi {VɤɮɴS xʴɯvn V>x BJn ɴVxE Eɨ EhS. ɴɳS EO {hi ɮ i䴽 b Eh Vɳx ]E ɽi +ɽ ? {Vɤɮɴx ! Vɤɮ <ɨ >x M ɤ ! vn +S], nɯS ɺx Ex i +S], +x +J VEҪ SɳɳҺ` liM Ex i +S] !"

                JɮJɮS {Vɤɮɴ ɮVɨ BE ʴɱIh H >x M {h ɽi.