”why do you run??”
”I just wanna run!!”
在和Amily聊天，拜访过Forest之后，我才有点清楚：oh，C’est la via，we
should treat others as well as life easily so that we can let ourselves
breathe the fresh air fulfilling with liberty， enjoy melody with love,
and finally arrive the destination that only exists in our deep heart
What the Tree Said
Words and Expressions
1.plead or implore me
- plead against sb 反驳某人
- plead for
- plead guilty v. 服罪
- plead with 向…恳求
- implore sb
2.was endeavoring to lift it out of the way.
- endeavor to do sth
- make every endeavor to do sth
- a political/military endeavor 政治事业/军事活动
3.……the witch-queen put them away and commenced her preparations
- commence business 先导运营
- commence with a song
- commence doing sth
4.Tristran was about to tell his companion all about the encounter with
the unicorn, but he thought better of it……(Tristran is getting
smarter after he went through a lot.)
thought better of it 改变了主意
- He looked back at the whisperers as if he wanted to say something to
them, but thought better of it.
5.earned the right to know his true name.
earned the right to do sth 有资格做某事
-You haven’t earned the right to be treated as an adult.（《纸牌屋》）
- two men have now earned the right to reply. Captain Nemo and I.
6.could have divined the existence of Victoria Forester.
divined the existence of sb/sth
7.recounting his adventures to her
8.make amends 赎罪；赔偿（损失等）；道歉
make amends for 补偿；赔偿…损失
1.But then it occurred to him that any progress he had made on his
quest so far he had made by accepting the help that had been offered to
- it occurred to sb
2.Things inanimate have always been more difficult to change than
3.You are young, and in love. Every young man in your position is the
most miserable young man who ever lived.
Tristran has a deep and impressive conversation with a magnificent tree,
which turned into a tree from a wood-nymph by a magician. The tree
decides to give aid to Tristran after she heard Tristran’s story and
tells he three true things have to keep in mind that the star is in
great danger, Tristran must not miss the coach which would coming down
in a few minutes, and then gifts him a copper-colored leaf which would
guide him in the rest adventures.
The coach is running toward Tristran but passing him, then a huge branch
of an oak tree falls off and stops the running coach which helps
Tristran catches up the coach. Tristran persuades the driver to let him
hitchhike. They keep company and talk about their own story with each
other. The driver is Primus and he warms Tristran to watch out Septimus.
In addition, they also invite each other to their hometown. At the end
of this chapter, they find an inn in a mountain after a heavy rain.
But they don’t know the inn was once been a chariot. The witch-queen
uses magic to builds the inn just for capture the star.
So, the witch, Tristran and Primus would meet each other in the next
chapter, what will happen?
- Tristran worried about the star. She might be ill-tempered, he
thought, but it was with a certain amount of justification, after
all. He hoped that she could stay out of trouble until he caught up
- Tristran thought about the star and the unicorn. She would be cold
by now, and wet. He worried about her broken leg, and thought about
how saddle sore she must be.