Eye of the storm
It got dark quite early. The news about the storm was still on the radio. The bonze and Sang had dinner earlier than usual. The praying also happened earlier.
Under these circumstances, he was filled with rage. To the best of his knowledge, most of his compatriots only thought of their own way of living: to get rich, then increase their initial capital by up to three or four times.
Round about the way
Xuan loved Hoa more than a mother. Xuan knew that it was not a good comparison, but she loved to think about it in that way. Hoa insisted that her mother not come over to her or organise a wedding for her at home. She did not even send her mother a photo of her future husband.
Coc Xa were the last two words in Antoine's diary, which Madame Jacqueline handed over to Ham, the elderly guide of the French tour group. They indicated a far-away locality in northern Viet Nam where a crucial fight between the Vietnamese and French forces took place over forty years ago.
The girl and I rode a bicycle up a hill and then downhill, turning right to where there was a hill of pine trees. We got into a lane running between the lush green pine trees.
Walking by her side was little Y, who sold passers-by lottery tickets to earn money. In wrinkled clothes with unkempt hair, they elbowed their way through the crowd.
He crawled again along the bed of sweet potatoes to see if there was any bamboo cylinder left, even though he had only a glimmer of hope. Without water, those children would die.
Ngon was then very interested in football. As a skilled player, he was encouraged to indulge in narcotics after each hard match to regain his strength. Gradually, he and three other young players on his team, all coming from decent families, became victims of addiction.
Living in a faraway land, whenever I missed her, her sullen face immediately cropped up in my mind. However, I never had time for a noontime nap to send a dream to her.
A ridiculous idea came into Huan's head: in order to get around easily in this city, he would need a compass. Whenever he went to his office or returned home, he got lost amid the high-rises.
Out of love
She forced him to sit down on the bed. Then she gently rolled up his trouser leg and bandaged his knee, adjusting the artificial joint carefully. Sau Tam saw a tear fall right on the injured knee and he felt a burning sensation there.


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