2016年8月1日 的存档信息

life every morning

GINGERLY, I WALKED up the driveway where tufts of weed now grew between the sun-faded bricks. I stood outside the gates of my father’s house, feeling like a stranger. I set my hands on the rusty bars, remembering how I’d run through these same gates thousands of times as a child, for things that mattered not at all now and yet had seemed so impor… (阅读全文)

the lowest naval rank at present

The ship duties in port not being arduous, the young , through the  of his brother, was permitted to spend the period of the vessel’s stay in America on shore under the roof of his kinsman. There he continued his studies with that zeal for knowledge which was one of his distinguishing characteristics, and which never left him in after life; … (阅读全文)