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Mark Twain

  • Lizozavrikhas quotedlast year
    His aunt Polly stood surprised a moment, and then broke into a gentle laugh
  • Эльмира Латыповаhas quoted8 months ago
  • Evgeny Kuzyukinhas quoted2 years ago
    My! Dat's a mighty gay marvel, I tell you! But Mars Tom I's powerful 'fraid ole missis—"
  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    The old lady pulled her spectacles down

    Пожилая леди опустила очки на глаза

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    she could have seen through a pair of stove–lids just as well

    с таким же успехом она могла бы видеть сквозь пару крышек от плиты

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    I never did see the beat of that boy!

    Beat is used here in the competitive sense.
    Bill and John were in a race, Bill won, Bill beat John.

    "I never did see a boy who was more infuriating than Tom!"
    She means that Tom's always managed to outsmart her.

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    Hand me that switch.

    She wants a twig in order to spank Tom.

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    the peril was desperate

    the danger of being hit with the switch (the peril - опасность) was going to happen almost immediately and it would hurt (was desperate)

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    The lad fled on the instant, scrambled up the high board–fence, and disappeared over it.

    Парень тут же бросился бежать, вскарабкался на высокий дощатый забор и исчез за ним.

  • yra040700has quotedlast year
    Hang the boy

    damn it

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