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[American Story] 【整理】2008-03-08 The Californian's Tale (1)

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now the weekly special english program american storys our story today is calle d 'the california 's tale' , it was written by mark twain . here is the sheponear with the story when i was young ,i went looking for gold in california , i never found enough to make me rich. but i did discover a beautiful part of the country, it was called the stannessro the stannessro now was like heaven on earth, it had bright green hills and deep forests with soft winds touched the trees other men,also looking for gold and reach the stannessro hills of california many years before i did . they built the town in the valley with // and stores banks and schools , they had also built pretty little houses for the families at first they found a lot of gold in the stannessro hills. but their good luck did not last, after a few years , the gold disappeared, by the time i reach the stannessro hill, all the people were gone to,grass now glue in the streets , and little house was cover by wild road bushes , only the sound of insects filled the ear as i walked through the empty town that summer day so long ago. then i realized i was not alone at all. a man was smiling at me ,as he stood in front of the one of the little houses, this house was not coverd by wild road bushes. a nice little garden in front of the house was full of bule and yellow flowers,, quiet cottons hang from the window and floated in the soft summer wind , still smiling , the man open the door of his house and motioned to me , i went inside and could not believe my eyes , i had be living for weeks in rough mining camps with other gold miners , we slept down the hard ground , eat caned beans from cold metal plates and spend our days in the difficult search for gold , here in this little house , my spirits seem to come to life again i saw a bright logo on the shineing wooden floor , pictures hang all around the room and on little tables there were seashells ,books and china visas full of flowers , a woman had made this house into a home , the pleasure i felt in my heart must had shown on my face , the man red my thoughts "yes "he smiled ,it is all her work , everything in this room has felt the touch of her hand
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