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おれは新聞しんぶんまるめてにわげつけたが、それでもまだらなかったから、わざわざ後架こうかってっててて。新聞なんて無暗むやみうそもんだ。なかなに一番いちばん法螺ほらって、新聞ほどの法螺吹きはあるまい。おれの云ってしかるべきことをみんなむこならべていやがる。それに近頃ちかごろ東京とうきょうから赴任ふにんした生意気なまいきぼうとは何だ。天下てんかに某と云う名前なまえひとがあるか。かんがえてみろ。これでもれっきとしたせいもありもあるんだ。系図けいずたけりゃ多田満仲ただのまんじゅう以来いらい先祖せんぞ一人ひとりのこらずおがましてやらあ。――かおあらったらほっぺたきゅういたくなったばあさんかがみをかせと云ったら、けさの新聞をかなもしとんで後架へ棄てて来た。しけりゃひろってと云ったら、おどろいてがった。鏡で顔を見ると昨日きのうおなようにきずがついている。これでも大事だいじ顔だ、顔へ傷までけられたうえへ生意気なる某などと、某ばわりをされればたくさんだ。

今日きょうの新聞に辟易へきえきして学校がっこうやすんだなどと云われちゃ一生いっしょう名折なおだから、めしっていの一号いちごう出頭しゅっとうしたくるやつも、出てくる奴もおれの顔を見てわらっている。なにがおかしいんだ。貴様達きさまたちこしらえてもらった顔じゃあるまいし。そのうち、、いや昨日は手柄てがらで、――名誉めいよ負傷ふしょうでげすか、と送別会そうべつかいときなぐった返報へんぽう心得こころえのか、いやにひやかしたから、余計よけいことわずに絵筆えふででもめていろと云ってやった。するとこりゃ恐入おそれいりやした。しかしさぞいた事でげしょうと云うから、痛かろうが、痛くなかろうがおれのつらだ。貴様の世話せわになるもんかと怒鳴どなりつけてやったら、むこがわ自席じせきいて、やっぱりおれの顔を見て、となりの歴史れきし教師きょうしと何か内所話ないしょばなしをして笑っている。

Rough translation

I crumpled the newspaper into a ball and hurled it into the garden. Not satisfied, I retrieved it and marched out to the pit toilet to throw it down the hole. Newspapers are vessels for flagrant lies. Nothing in this world shoots the bull louder than a newspaper. I should be bad-mouthing the paper instead of vice-versa. And what's this about a 'brazen newcomer from Tōkyō?' Who in this world goes by 'brazen newcomer?' Think about it. I have a respectable family name and a given name. If they checked my pedigree they'd stand in awe of every noble ancestor.

When I washed my face, I felt a stinging in my cheek. I asked the old woman to lend me the mirror, and she asked if I'd read the morning's paper. I told her I'd read it and thrown it down the toilet. I added that if she wanted it she could go fetch it, and she withdrew in surprise. I examined my face in the mirror. The wound was unchanged from the day before. It was bad enough having my dear and precious face disfigured, but now they added insult to injury by calling me a 'brazen newcomer.'

Cowering at home on account of a country newspaper would constitute a lifelong disgrace, so I ate breakfast and set out early. As the others arrived, each and every one looked at my face with a smirk. What did they find amusing? This face was of my own making and shouldn't concern them. Noda arrived and congratulated me on my great exploits of the prior day, noting that I was bearing a wound of honor. He was looking to rub it in as payback for the beating he'd taken at the farewell party. I told him to shut up and go suck a paint brush. He backed off, but then started in about how much it must hurt. I shouted at him that hurt or not, it was my face and none of his business. After taking his own seat across the room, he continued to gaze at my face. Then he whispered something to the history teacher and snickered.

Vocabulary

新聞しんぶん newspaperまるめて ball up; crumple upにわ gardenげつけた threw; hurledらなかった didn't like it; wasn't satisfied後架こうか pit toiletってって take; carryててた went and discarded無暗むやみな absurd; gratuitousうそく spew forth liesなか the worldなに what一番いちばん most法螺ほらく talk big; shoot the bullって say; mentionこと matters; thingsむこう the other partyならべて lay out (a position on something)近頃ちかごろ recently東京とうきょう Tōkyō赴任ふにんした assumed a post (employment)生意気なまいきな brash; brazenぼう a certain person天下てんか the whole country; the world名前なまえ nameひと personかんがえてみろ think about itれっきとした respectable; decentせい family name given name系図けいず lineage; pedigreeたけりゃ if (one) wants to see多田満仲ただのまんじゅう Tada no Manjū (name - Tada Mitsunaka); here may be word play by Sōseki meaning 'ordinary manjū' (bean-jam bun)以来いらい since; from先祖せんぞ ancestors一人ひとり one (person)のこらず without omittingおがまして have (someone) bow in reverence (to)かお faceあらったら washedほっぺた cheekきゅうに suddenlyいたくなった began to stingばあさん old womanかがみ mirrorた looked at; sawく asked; inquiredんで readしけりゃ if (you) want (it)ひろってい go get (it)おどろいて in surprise; taken abackがった withdrew; retreated昨日きのう yesterday; the day beforeおなじ sameきず cut; wound大事だいじな preciousけられた have (something) inflictedうえ on top of; in addition toばわりをされれば be called (something unflattering) 今日きょう today辟易へきえきして succumb (to)学校がっこう schoolやすんだ took time off (from)一生いっしょうの lifelong名折なおれ disgraceめし food; mealって eatいの一号いちごうに first of all出頭しゅっとうした appeared; arrivedて show up; make one's appearanceやつ fellowsわらって laugh; snickerなに what貴様達きさまたち you (condescending)こしらえて make up (one's face)だ Noda (short for Nodaiko, nickname for Yoshikawa, the art teacher)て arrived手柄てがら exploit; great achievement名誉めいよ honor; glory負傷ふしょう injury; wound送別会そうべつかい farewell partyとき time; occasionなぐった hit; beat返報へんぽう repayment; retaliation心得こころえた regarded (as)ひやかした bantered; made fun of余計よけいな uncalled forこと matters; thingsわずに without saying絵筆えふで paintbrushめて lick; suck on恐入おそれいりやした be defeated; yieldいたい painfulつら face世話せわになる receive assistance (from someone)怒鳴どなりつけて yell atむこがわ the other side自席じせき one's own seatいて took (one's position)となりの neighboring歴史れきし history教師きょうし teacher; instructor内所話ないしょばなし whispering; private conversation