10 Life in the country
The weeks slipped contentedly
past, and spring turned into summer. O liver was now a strong and healthy boy, and very fond of Rose and Mrs May lie as They were of him.
eg: One week slipped away, but he wrote out nothing.
eg: Before your back, we lived contentedly.
One hot summer evening, after a walk in the country, Rose became very weak and pale
, and confessed
she felt ill. By the next morning she was in a dangerous fever
, and Mrs May lie and O liver were afraid she might die. Mrs May lie sent O liver to the nearest town, four miles away, to post two express letters. One was to Dr Losberne in Chertsey, the other to Harry May lie, Mrs May lie's son.
eg: Her pale face suggested that she was ill.
常用短语：have a fever 发烧
类似词组：have a cold 感冒
eg: I'm afraid that you have a fever.
O liver, filled with anxiety, ran as fast as he could along the country roads and across the fields until, hot and exhausted
, he reached the town. He posted the letters and turned to hurry home again. As he was running past a pub
in the main street, he accidentally bumped
into a tall man in black coming out. The man stared at O liver. 'What the devil's this? ' he said, stepping back.
eg: I think I'm ill because I feel exhausted every morning.
短语 bump into 无意中遇到、碰到;猛的撞到……上
eg: She slipped and bumped into me.
'I'm sorry, sir. I was in a hurry, and didn' t see you. '