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140. Whose Son Is the Greatest

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  The mothers of four priests got together and were discussing their sons. "My son is a monsignor," said the first proud woman. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Hello, Monsignor'."

  The second mother went on, "My son is a bishop1. When he enters a room, people say, 'Hello, Your Excellency'."

  "My son is a cardinal2." continued the next one. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Hello, Your Eminence3'.

  " The fourth mother thought for a moment. "My son is six-foot-ten and weighs 300 pounds, " she said. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Oh, my God'!"

Notes:

  (1) priest n.基督教的教士 ;牧师

  (2) monsignor n.阁下(对某些天主教教士的尊称)

  (3) bishop n.主教(主管一城市或一教区之教务)

  (4) Your Excellency 阁下(对主教的尊称)

  (5) cardinal n.(天主教的)红衣主教(有权选举教皇)

  (6) Your Eminence 对红衣主教的尊称

Exercises:

根据短文判断下列句子正(T)、(F):

  ① The four mothers were all proud of their own sons.

  ② The second mother's son was a great lawyer.

  ③ The third mother said that her son was a high official in the

  ④ The fourth mother was ashamed of her son.

  ⑤ We can see from the passage that the fourth mother was the cleverest.

140.谁的儿子最伟大

  四位牧师的母亲聚到一起谈论她们的儿子。“我的儿子是个教士,”第一位母亲自豪地说道,“他进入房间,人们都说,‘您好,阁下’。”

  第二为母亲说:“我的儿子是位主教。他进入房间,人们都称,‘您好,大人’。”

  “我的儿子是位红衣主教,”第三位母亲接着说,“他走进房间,人们都说,‘您好,尊敬的主教大人’。”

  第四位母亲略思片刻。“我的儿子身高六英尺十,体重三百磅,”她说,“他要是走入房间,人们都说‘哦,我的上帝’!”

练习参考答案:

①T②F③F④F⑤T


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1 bishop AtNzd     
n.主教,(国际象棋)象
参考例句:
  • He was a bishop who was held in reverence by all.他是一位被大家都尊敬的主教。
  • Two years after his death the bishop was canonised.主教逝世两年后被正式封为圣者。
2 cardinal Xcgy5     
n.(天主教的)红衣主教;adj.首要的,基本的
参考例句:
  • This is a matter of cardinal significance.这是非常重要的事。
  • The Cardinal coloured with vexation. 红衣主教感到恼火,脸涨得通红。
3 eminence VpLxo     
n.卓越,显赫;高地,高处;名家
参考例句:
  • He is a statesman of great eminence.他是个声名显赫的政治家。
  • Many of the pilots were to achieve eminence in the aeronautical world.这些飞行员中很多人将会在航空界声名显赫。
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