The night seemed long. Wilbur's stomach was empty and his mind was full. And when your stomach is empty and your mind is full, it's always hard to sleep.夜好像变长了。威伯的肚子是空的，脑子里却装得满满的。当你的肚子是空的，可脑子里却满是心事的时候，总是很难入睡的。A dozen times during the night Wi
The next day was rainy and dark. Rain fell on the roof of the barn and dripped steadily from the eaves. Rain fell in the barnyard and ran in crooked courses down into the lane where thistles and pigweed grew. Rain spattered against Mrs. Zuckerman'
Chapter 3 Escape第三章 逃离The barn was very large. It was very old. It smelled of hay and it smelled of manure. It smelled of the perspiration of tired horses and the wonderful sweet breath of patient cows. It often had a sort of peaceful smell -- as tho
Chapter 2 Wilbur第二章 威伯Fern loved Wilbur more than anything. She loved to stroke him, to feed him, to put him to bed. Every morning, as soon as she got up, she warmed his milk, tied his bib on, and held the bottle for him. Every afternoon, when
Chapter 1 Before Breakfast第一章 早饭之前"Where's Papa going with the ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast.“爸爸拿着斧子去哪儿了？”在他们收拾桌子准备吃早饭时，芬问她的母亲。"Out to the hoghouse," replied Mrs. Arable. "
如果你看到一个人比同年纪的人群都还要有智慧，你可以用今天分享的用语wise beyond their years来形容。wise是聪明有智慧，years是年份在这里代表一个人的年纪，wise beyond their years就代表聪明到超出同年龄段的程度。Kenneth is wise beyond his years because he reads a lot.肯尼斯比他的年龄更聪明（有超龄的智慧），因为他读了很多书。虽然wise beyond their years经常被用来形容比较年