Archive | May 26, 2019

Tuesdays With Morrie (3)

The First Tuesday We Talk About the World Connie opened the door and let me in. Morrie was in his wheelchair by the kitchen table, wearing a loose cotton shirt and even looser black sweatpants. They were loose because his legs had atrophied beyond normal clothing size—you could get two hands around his thighs and […]

Tuesdays With Morrie (2)

The Audiovisual In March of 1995, a limousine carrying Ted Koppel, the host of ABC-TV’s “Nightline” pulled up to the snow-covered curb outside Morrie’s house in West Newton, Massachusetts. Morrie was in a wheelchair full-time now, getting used to helpers lifting him like a heavy sack from the chair to the bed and the bed […]

Tuesdays With Morrie (1)

Tuesdays with Morrie An old man, a young man, and life’s greatest lesson By Mitch Albom The Curriculum The last class of my old professor’s life took place once a week in his house, by a window in the study where he could watch a small hibiscus plant shed its pink leaves. The class met […]

Around The World In Eighty Days (Chapter 10)

Chapter XXXIV IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG AT LAST REACHES LONDON Phileas Fogg was in prison. He had been shut up in the Custom House, and he was to be transferred to London the next day. Passepartout, when he saw his master arrested, would have fallen upon Fix had he not been held back by some […]

80 Ngày vòng quanh thế giới (Chương 10)

CHƯƠNG 10 NHỮNG GIÂY PHÚT SAU CÙNG Phileas Fogg bị giam trong tù. Người ta nhốt ông trong đồn Customhouse thuộc Sở thuế quan Liverpool, nơi ông phải qua đêm trong khi đợi chuyển về Luân Đôn.Lúc ông bị bắt, Passepartout đã muốn xông vào viên Thanh tra. Nhiều nhân viên cảnh sát phải giữ […]

Around The World In Eighty Days (Chapter 9)

Chapter XXXI IN WHICH FIX, THE DETECTIVE, CONSIDERABLY FURTHERS THE INTERESTS OF PHILEAS FOGG Phileas Fogg found himself twenty hours behind time. Passepartout, the involuntary cause of this delay, was desperate. He had ruined his master! At this moment the detective approached Mr. Fogg, and, looking him intently in the face, said: “Seriously, sir, are […]

80 Ngày vòng quanh thế giới (Chương 9)

Chương 9 CHẶNG CUỐI Phileas Fogg bị trễ mất hai mươi tiếng.Passepartout rất đỗi thất vọng. Rõ ràng anh đã làm cho ông chủ anh phá sản!Bấy giờ viên thanh tra tới bên ông Fogg và nhìn thẳng vào mặt ông hỏi:- Thưa ông, có đúng vì lợi ích của ông thì phải có mặt […]