2014.06.10【英译中】Questions节选(六)

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“Keep on with your work and never mind mistakes,” said he. “What I want is to hear the questions you told me to expect from you if you stayed.”

“继续工作,不要在意失误,”他说。“如果你在这,我想从你这里听到我期望你告诉我的那些问题。”

Seemingly Mayor Packard did not wish this young man to know my position in the house. 

显然,帕卡德市长不希望这个年轻男人知道我在这个宅子里的职务。

Was it possible he did not wholly trust him?

会不会可能是市长并没有完全相信他?

 My hands trembled from the machine and I was about to turn and give my full thought to what I had to say. 

我的双手跟着机器颤抖,我差点就转过身去,将我所有想法和盘说出。

But pride checked the impulse. “No,” I muttered in quick dissuasion, to myself.

但是自尊心阻止了这个冲动。“不,”我迅速给自己做出了决定。 

“He must see that I can do two things at once and do both well.” And so I went on with the letter.

“他一定看见我可以同时做两件事情而且都做的很好。”然后我又继续处理信件。

“When,” I asked, “did you first see the change in Mrs. Packard?”

“你第一次看到帕卡德夫人变化是什么时候?”我问道。

“On Tuesday afternoon at about this time.”

“星期二的下午,差不多这个时候。”

“What had happened on that day? Had she been out?”

“那天发生了什么?她出去过吗?”

“Yes, I think she told me later that she had been out.”

“是的,我想她后来告诉我她有出去过。”

“Do you know where?”

“你知道去哪里了吗?”

“To some concert, I believe. I did not press her with questions, Miss Saunders; I am a poor inquisitor.”

“我确信去听音乐会。我没有对她压力式询问,桑德斯小姐,我是个很差劲的审问者(我不擅长审问)。”

Click, click; the machine was working admirably.

咔哒咔哒,这台机器完美地运行着。


本篇句数:13句

此为The Mayor's Wife第二章节,在此奉上 第一章节A Spy's Duty链接,以便亲们能快速了解~~~

The Mayor's Wife 第一章节 A Spy's Duty 各节选汇总

2014.06.03【英译中】Questions节选(一)

2014.06.05【英译中】Questions 节选(二)

2014.06.05【英译中】Questions 节选(三)

2014.06.06【英译中】Questions 节选(四)

2014.06.06【英译中】Questions 节选(五)



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