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It has been rather disquieting these days. Tonight, when I was sitting in the yard enjoying the cool, it occurred to me that the Lotus Pond, which I pass by every day, must assume quite a different look in such moonlit night.
Read more: Lesson 12 朱自清_荷塘月色 Moonlight Over The Lotus Pond

The sea is deep blue, and cannot be called smooth, for countless rows of small breakers are marching in parade-step as if following the shouted command, “One, two! One! "—towards the trumpet-shaped jetty.
Crowded close together, they rush to the sandy beach-splash! The marching ranks scatter and burst into angry spray. The rows immediately behind follow suit.
Read more: Lesson 11 茅盾_黄昏 Dusk

An old crab grew restless. Finding himself stiff all over, he knew it was time for him to moult his shell. 
He dashed here and there in search of a cave to hide. He was going to block up the mouth of cave so that he could moult in secret.
Read more: Lesson 10 鲁迅_螃蟹 The Crab

Swallows may have gone, but there is a time of return; 
willow trees may have died back, but there is a time of regreening; 
peach blossoms may have fallen, but they will bloom again. 
Now, you the wise, tell me, why should our days leave us, never to return?
Read more: Lesson 8 朱自清_匆匆 Rush
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