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英语美文欣赏:一份爱的礼物

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简介 我有钱啦!鲁本一本正经地告诉店主。 店主走向橱窗,取出鲁本梦寐以求的东西。 鲁本一路狂奔到家,冲进前门。 妈妈正在厨房擦洗灶台。 瞧,妈妈!瞧!鲁本一边跑向她一边大

英语美文欣赏:一份爱的礼物

  我有钱啦!鲁本一本正经地告诉店主。 店主走向橱窗,取出鲁本梦寐以求的东西。 鲁本一路狂奔到家,冲进前门。

妈妈正在厨房擦洗灶台。

瞧,妈妈!瞧!鲁本一边跑向她一边大叫着。 他把一个小盒子放在她因劳作而变得粗糙的手上。

  为了不损坏包装纸,她小心翼翼地把它拆开,一个蓝色天鹅绒的首饰盒映入眼帘。 多拉打开盒盖,泪水顿时模糊了她的双眼。 在一个小巧的心状胸针上刻着金字:母亲。   那是1946年的母亲节。 多拉从未收到过这样的礼物;除了结婚戒指外,她没有别的饰物。

哽咽无语,她把儿子一把揽入怀中,脸上洋溢着动人的光彩。

  In1945,  ,Newfoundland,,Dora,stretchedlikeelastictofeedandclothetheirfivechildren.  Nevertheless,rs,hetoldtheshopkeeperwhathewanted,adding,  Illtry,  Reubenrespectfullytouchedhiswornca  Hearingthesoundofhammeringfromasidestreet,Reubenhadanidea.  ,,andReubenknewhecouldsellthembacktothefactoryforfivecentsapiece.  Thatdayhefoundtwosacks,whichhetooktotheramblingwoodenfactoryandsoldtothemaninchargeofpackingnails.  Theboyshandtightlyclutchedthefive-centpiecesasheranthetwokilometershome.  Neartsmellinghay.  ,,readytoservedinnerasReubentookhisplaceatthetable.  ,shewasthecenterofthehome,thegluethatheldittogether.  ,cookingmealsandbakingbread,plantingandtendingavegetablegarden,  Everydayafterchoresandschool,Reubenscouredthetown,,  Allsummerlong,despitechoresathomeweedingandwateringthegarden,cuttingwoodandfetchingwaterReubenkepttohissecrettask.  Thenalltoosoonthegardenwasharvested,thevegetablescannedandstored,,diligentlysearchingforhishessiantreasures.  Oftenhewascold,tiredandhungry,:Reuben,wherewereyouWewerewaitingforyoutohavedinner.  Playing,    !Heranintothebarn,  mbeforethedayended.  ReubenrandownWaterStreet.    Mister!Pleasedontcloseupyet.  ThemanturnedandsawReuben,dirtyandsweatstained.  Comebacktomorrow,boy.  Please,  Whydoyouneedthismoneysobadly  Itsasecret.  Themantookthesacks,  Then,clutchingthetincan,heheadedfortheshop.  Ihavethemoney,hesolemnlytoldtheowner.  ThemanwenttothewindowandretrievedReubenstreasure.    Racinghome,,Mum!Here!  Sheunwrappeditcarefully,,tearsbeginningtoblurhervision.  Ingoldletteringonasmall,almond-shapedbroochwasthewordMother.  ItwasMothersDay,1946.  Dorahadneverreceivedsuchagift;,shesmiledradiantlyandgatheredhersonintoherarms.。