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Black Beauty – Part I

4.James 的故事 (James’ Story)

一个冬天的早晨,John 和 James正在马厩里干活,Gaodon 先生来了,手里拿封信,一脸严肃。

“早上好”,他问John说,“你对James 有什么意见么?”“没有”。

“他干活的时候偷懒么?” “从没有过,先生”。

“他听你话,对你够尊重么?” “一直都是,先生”。

John 不明白主人为何这样问,就说:“不管是谁说 James 的坏话,我都不信。John 是个诚实稳重聪明快乐的年轻人。我相信他说的话,也放心他的工作。他对马也很温和。如果有谁想抱怨 James, 让他直接找我。”

Gaodon先生听完,脸上露出宽厚的笑容。把 James 喊过来说,“John 对你的评价和我一样。我夫人的兄弟,Sir Clifford Williams,想找一个年轻可靠的马车夫( a trustworthy young groom),每周付十八先令 (shillings),管吃住,还有个帮手。他以前的马车夫,服侍他三十年了,快要干不动了。虽然我和 John 都舍不得你离开,但是Sir Clifford Williams是个好主人,这是个好的机会,以后你会有更大的发展。回去跟你母亲商量一下,然后再答复我。”

几天之后,这事就定下来了。再过一个多月,James 就会去Sir Clifford Williams 那里了。可是去之前,John还要抓紧对 James 的培训,教他赶马车。

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