美国语文读本 | The Greedy Girl 贪吃的小女孩

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1.Laura English is a greedy little girl. Indeed, she is quite a glutton. Do you know what a glutton is? A glutton is one who eats too much, because the food tastes well.
1.劳拉·英格丽是一个贪吃的小女孩。事实上,她算是个贪食者。你知道什么是贪食者吗?贪食者就是只要东西好吃,就吃的超量的人。

2.Laura's mother is always willing she should have as much to eat as is good for her; but sometimes, when her mother is not watching, she eats so much that it makes her sick.
2.劳拉的妈妈一直希望她的饭量适度,保证健康。但有时,劳拉趁妈妈不注意就会暴食,以致最后都生病了。

3.I do not know why she is so silly. Her kitten never eats more than it needs. It leaves the nice bones on the plate, and lies down to sleep when it has eaten enough.
3.我不知道她为什么那么傻。她的小猫吃饭时从不超量。吃饱后便离开盘子里美味的骨头,躺下睡觉。

4.The bee is wiser than Laura. It flies all day among the flowers to gather honey, and might eat the whole time if it pleased. But it eats just enough, and carries all the rest to its hive.
4.蜜蜂也比劳拉聪明。它每天都飞来飞去,在花丛中采蜜。如果它愿意,它可以整天不停地吃。但它总会吃得刚刚饱,然后把剩下的带回蜂房。

5.The squirrel eats a few nuts or acorns, and frisks about as gayly as if he had dined at the king's table.
5.松鼠吃坚果或橡子时,会像出席国王的宴席一样高兴得又蹦又跳。

6.Did you ever see a squirrel with a nut in his paws? How bright and lively he looks as he eats it!
6.你见过手里捧着坚果的松鼠吗?它吃坚果的样子是多么聪明可爱呀!

7.If he lived in a house made of acorns, he would never need a doctor. He would not eat an acorn too much.
7.即使它住在橡子做的房子里,也不会生病,因为它不会吃下过多的橡子。

8.I do not love little girls who eat too much. Do you, my little readers?
8.我不喜欢吃的超量的小女孩。我的小读者,你们喜欢吗?

9.I do not think they have such rosy cheeks, or such bright eyes, or such sweet, happy tempers as those who eat less.
9.我认为她们不能像那些吃的适量的人一样,拥有红润的脸蛋、明亮的眼睛和温和快乐的性格。

(本文摘自《美国语文读本》,传送门:京东正版购买链接

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