《The Moon and Sixpence》

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《The Moon and Sixpence》

帖子 Mia2014 » 周四 9月 26, 2019 11:52 pm

1,You must confess the chances are a million to one against it.
2, After all, in any other walk in life it doesn’t matter if you’re not very good......
3, I can’t help myself.
Note: If you can't/couldn't help something, such as acting in a particular way or making a particular remark, you are/were not able to control or stop it.

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《The Moon and Sixpence》

帖子 Mia2014 » 周五 9月 27, 2019 11:37 pm

1, It requires the feminine temperament to repeat the same thing three times with unabated zest.

2, Looking back, I think now that he was blind to everything but to some disturbing vision in his soul.
vision: an idea or mental image of something

3, She tried to talk to him, partly by signs, partly in pidgin French, which, for some reason, she thought would be more comprehensible to him, and she had half a dozen phrases of English.

4, Strickland remained placid.
placid: having a calm appearance or characteristics

5, state of mind

6, sense, sentiment, sense and sensibility

7, I tried to set in order what I had to tell his wife.

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《The Moon and Sixpence》,

帖子 Mia2014 » 周六 9月 28, 2019 10:38 pm

1, The cuckoo lays its egg in the strange bird’s nest, and when the young one is hatched it shoulders its foster-brothers out and breaks at last the nest that has sheltered it.

2, ... he was like a wrestler whose body is oiled, you could not get a grip on him;

3, Nor with such a man could you expect the appeal to conscience to be effective.

4, She was searching among he recollections.

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