英语短篇小说

英语短篇小说 | The Marionettes 提线木偶 欧·亨利

2018年11月2日

The policeman was standing at the corner of Twenty-fourth Street and a prodigiously dark alley near where the elevated railroad crosses the street. The time was two o'clock in the morning; the outlook a stretch of cold, drizzling, unsociable blackness until the dawn.

英语短篇小说

英语短篇小说 | An Unfinished Story 未了情 欧·亨利

2018年10月31日

We no longer groan and heap ashes upon our heads when the flames of Tophet are mentioned. For, even the preachers have begun to tell us that God is radium, or ether or some scientific compound, and that the worst we wicked ones may expect is a chemical reaction.

英语短篇小说

英语短篇小说 | Between Rounds 回合之间 欧·亨利

2018年10月31日

The May moon shone bright upon the private boarding-house of Mrs. Murphy. By reference to the almanac a large amount of territory will be discovered upon which its rays also fell. Spring was in its heydey, with hay fever soon to follow.