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2018年11月14日
by feibisi
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The entire information age? Was George Orwell right about 1984?”

The entire information age? Was George Orwell right about 1984?” At that moment a screen came down from the ceiling and showed a preview of an upcoming sixty-second television ad for the Macintosh. In a few months it was destined … Continue reading

2018年11月14日
by feibisi
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The “1984” adReal Artists ShipThe high point of the October 1983

The “1984” adReal Artists ShipThe high point of the October 1983 Apple sales conference in Hawaii was a skit based on a TV show called The Dating Game. Jobs played emcee, and his three contestants, whom he had convinced to … Continue reading

2018年11月10日
by feibisi
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He didn’t actually want to leave Reed; he just wanted

He didn’t actually want to leave Reed; he just wanted to quit paying tuition and taking classes that didn’t interest him. Remarkably, Reed tolerated that. “He had a very inquiring mind that was enormously attractive,” said the dean of students, … Continue reading

2018年11月4日
by sh419aa
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“But who would believe that the world is but full of disappointments!

“But who would believe that the world is but full of disappointments! On the succeeding day, it came about that the kidnapper again sold her to the Hsüeh family! Had he disposed of her to any other party, no harm … Continue reading

2018年11月1日
by sh419aa
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Nurse Wang, Tzu Chüan and other girls entered at once upon

Nurse Wang, Tzu Chüan and other girls entered at once upon their attendance on Tai-yü in the green gauze rooms, while Pao-yü‘s wet-nurse, dame Li, together with an elderly waiting-maid, called Hsi Jen, were on duty in the room with … Continue reading

2018年11月1日
by sh419aa
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As she uttered these words, she speedily took the jade over

As she uttered these words, she speedily took the jade over from the hand of the waiting-maid, and she herself fastened it on for him. When Pao-yü heard this explanation, he indulged in reflection, but could not even then advance … Continue reading

2018年10月31日
by sh419aa
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“Books, you say!” exclaimed dowager lady Chia; “why all they

“Books, you say!” exclaimed dowager lady Chia; “why all they know are a few characters, that’s all.” The sentence was barely out of her lips, when a continuous sounding of footsteps was heard outside, and a waiting maid entered and … Continue reading

2018年10月30日
by sh419aa
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“Your uncle,” madame Wang explained, “is gone to observe

“Your uncle,” madame Wang explained, “is gone to observe this day as a fast day, but you’ll see him by and bye. There’s, however, one thing I want to talk to you about. Your three female cousins are all, it … Continue reading

2018年10月22日
by sh419aa
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Remembering the occurrence of the previous night

Remembering the occurrence of the previous night, he meant to write a couple of letters of recommendation for Yü-ts’un to take along with him to the capital, to enable him, after handing them over at the mansions of certain officials, … Continue reading

2018年10月19日
by sh419aa
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One thing alone marred his happiness.He had lived over

One thing alone marred his happiness. He had lived over half a century and had, as yet, no male offspring around his knees. He had one only child, a daughter, whose infant name was Ying Lien. She was just three … Continue reading