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2019托福听力PartC原文整理2

托福考试网 鲤鱼小编 更新时间:2019-07-10

Last week we talked about Anne Bradstreet and the role of women in the Puritan colonies.

上周我们谈论过Anne Bradstreet以及在北美殖民地中女性的角色。

Today I want to talk about some other women who've contributed to American historysome famous and some not-so-famous.

今天我想谈谈对美国历史作出贡献的一些其他女性——有些很著名也有些不著名。

The first woman I'd like to talk about is Molly Pitcher。

第一位女性我想要谈论的是Molly Pitcher

Those of you who are familiar with the name may know her as a hero of the American Revolution.

你们之中那些熟悉这个名字的,可能会作为美国独立战争的英雄而知道她。

But, in fact, there never was a woman named Molly Pitcher.

但是,事实上,从来没有一个女人叫做Molly Pitcher

Her real name was actually Mary Ludwig Hays。

她真正的名字实际上是Mary Ludwig Hays

She got the nickname Molly Pitcher for her acts of bravery during the Revolutionary War。

她得到Molly Pitcher这个外号是因为她在革命战争(美国独立战争)期间的英勇表现。

As the story goes, when Mary'sor Molly'shusband, John Hays, enlisted in the artillery, Mary followed, like many other wives did.

据说,当Mary的—或者说 Molly的—丈夫,John Hays,应征参加了炮兵,Mary跟随而去,像很多其他的妻子那样。

She helped out doing washing and cooking for the soldiers.

她帮忙为士兵洗衣做饭。

She was known to be a pretty unusual woman.

她作为一个相当不寻常的女人为人所知。

She smoked a pipe and chewed tobacco.

她抽烟斗,并且嚼烟草。

Anyway, in the summer of 1778, at the Battle of Monmouth, it was a blistering hot day, maybe over a hundred degrees, and fifty soldiers died of thirst during the battle.

总之,在1778年的夏天,在Monmouth之战,那是极热的一天,也许超过了100度,在战斗期间五十名士兵死于口渴。

Molly wasn't content to stay back at camp.

Molly不满足于留守在营地。

Instead, she ran through gunshots and cannon fire carrying water in pitchers from a small stream out to the thirsty American soldiers。

相反,她跑着穿过枪林弹雨用水罐从小溪中打水送给口渴的美国士兵。

The relief that she brought with her pitchers of water gave her the legendary nickname Molly Pitcher.

她用她水罐里的水带来的安慰(的事迹),给予了她传奇的绰号Molly Pitcher

The story also says that she continued to load and fire her husband's cannon after he was wounded.

秒速快三 这个故事还说,她在她丈夫受伤之后继续用他的炮装弹并开火。

They say she was so well liked by the other soldiers that they call her "Sergeant Molly."

据说她是如此地受到其他士兵的喜欢,以至于他们称呼她Molly军士”

In fact, legend has it that George Washington himself gave her the special military title.

事实上,传说George Washington亲自给予了她这个特殊的军衔。

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