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新视野大学英语_新视野大学英语3课文unit 1 The Expensive Fantasy of Lord Wil

Section A
The Expensive Fantasy of Lord Williams
Tomintoul, Scotland — On Saturday night at The Grouse’s Nest, they’re still s” though nopts laughter. And no “Tony”.
There are those in this beautiful village in the mountains of Scotland (population, 320) s, the soft-spoken, e, as the 55-year-old Mr. Williams, munity back to life.
But no one could have possibly guessed the truth — that the man oney and a friendly manner ent employee living out a fantasy that he Scotland Yard.
About ts, ates are that he poured nearly £5 million of the stolen money into the village and gave jobs to 43 people. And noe villagers are sticking by him.
“I found him a very charming man, very friendly, considerate — not at all proud,” said Georgie McAllister, 70, themanager of the local museum ily has been farming the surrounding hills for generations. “It’s hard to understandho could mislead people like that. It’s sad. Of course, it did benefit the village. A lot of the propertiesoney ing from. Why ountains? Christ, he s stole more than £8 million over eight years. Most of it came from a secret fund thathad been placed under his sole authority and that y.
Instead, it ore British lord.
Mr. Williams bought an estate e e the Lord of Chirnside, and then adding on 10 moreScottish titles.
But most of all, he sunk his dishonest gains into this village that captured his heart en of an ancient army marching over the horizon.
He bought multiple cottages and fixed them up. He purchased the pub and made it into a fine place to have a glass ofGlenlivet Scotch iles (16 kilometers) to the north. And most of all, he bought the run-dos Hotel and totally restored it, transforming it from a mess into a glorious first-class hotel elyfurnished rooms, three choices of glasses for the restaurant: an average one, a poor one, and fine crystal. Als to manage the construction s deceived everyone, including Mr. Abdy and including even his o that he inherited themoney from a rich uncle. He anagement. The bank notified the police, barrassment, that the criminal missioner publicly apologized for poorly supervising his department. Under a hastily madearrangement, the police an,acquired the bulk of the properties for about half a million pounds, obtaining bank loans and striking deals s.
In the only intervies discussed his motives for the crime ount of money. I the need to pay off a feislead vt. 1.给… …以错误的想法或印象,使误解 2.领错或引错方向 3.把……带坏,使误入歧途
restore vt. 1.重建,修复 2.使恢复,使回复
barber n. 理发师
Christ int. (表示气愤、厌烦、惊讶等)
n. 基督(基督教创始人)
republican a. 共和国的,共和政体的,赞成共和的
n. 拥护共和政体的人
estate n. 1.庄园;大片私有土地 2.财产(尤指遗产)
brick n. 砖
vt. 用砖砌,用砖堵住
▲auction n. 拍卖;拍卖会
vt. 拍卖
hedge n. 1.(土地周围的)树篱 2.保护手段,防护措施
fantastic a. 1.极好的,极出色的 2.异想天开的,不切实际的 3.奇异的,古怪的
horizon n. 1.地平线 2.一个人的知识、经验、兴趣的限度或范围;眼界;见识
multiple a. 多重的,多样的,多的
n. 倍数
mess n. 1.污秽,杂乱,混乱 2.困境,狼狈的处境
glorious a. 1.美丽的,辉煌的,灿烂的 2.荣耀的,光荣的
furnish vt. 1.供给家具,用家具布置 2.提供,供应
panel vt. 给… …镶面板
n. 1.面,板 2.专门小组
mission vt. 委任,任命
n. 1.考察团,调查团,委员会 2.任务,委托
commissioner n. 委员,专员,特派员
▲supervise vt. 监督,管理
arrangement n. 1.计划,安排,准备 2.整理,排列,布置
substantial a. 1.大的,相当可观的 2.大体上的,实质上的
bulk n. 1.大半,大部分 2.(巨大的)体积,大量
arrest n. 逮捕,拘留
vt. 逮捕,拘留
motive n. 动机,(行动的)理由
bloody ad. (用于加强语气)非常,很
a. 1.(用于加强语气)非常的;该死的 2.血污的,流血的
debt n. 欠款,债务;负债
justify vt. 为… …辩护,证明… …正当(或有理)
Phrases and Expressions
raise a glass to 向… …祝贺,为… …干杯
turn out 打扮、装饰; 露面、出现
buy up 全部买进,尽量收购
bring … to life 使有活力(或生气)
live out 过(某种生活)
bring … into court 控告,起诉
fall upon dark days 遭到不幸,倒霉
stick by sb. 继续支持,忠于(尤指在困难时刻)
add on 附加,加上
sink … into 投资
fix up 修理;整修
make … into 使转变为
sell sth. at a loss 亏本出售
Proper Names
Tomintoul 托明陶尔
Scotland 苏格兰(英国的一部分,在大不列颠岛北部)
The Grouse’s Nest 牢骚酒吧
Lord Williams 威廉斯勋爵
Tony 托尼
Anthony Williams 安东尼·威廉斯
Scotland Yard 苏格兰场(即伦敦警察总署)
London 伦敦
Georgie McAllister 乔吉·麦卡利斯特
Donald Corr 唐纳德·科尔
Irish Republican Army 爱尔兰共和军(谋求北爱尔兰脱离英国独立的秘密组织)
British (大)不列颠的,英国的,英联邦的
England 英格兰(在大不列颠岛南部及中部,是英国的主要部分)
Spain 西班牙(欧洲西南部国家)
Lord of Chirnside 彻恩赛德勋爵
Scottish 苏格兰的,苏格兰人的
Glenlivet 格伦利物(威士忌酒)
Gordon Arms Hotel 戈登·阿姆斯旅馆
David Abdy 戴维·阿布迪

Section A
The Expensive Fantasy of Lord Williams
Tomintoul, Scotland — On Saturday night at The Grouse’s Nest, they’re still s” though nopts laughter. And no “Tony”.
There are those in this beautiful village in the mountains of Scotland (population, 320) s, the soft-spoken, e, as the 55-year-old Mr. Williams, munity back to life.
But no one could have possibly guessed the truth — that the man oney and a friendly manner ent employee living out a fantasy that he Scotland Yard.
About ts, ates are that he poured nearly £5 million of the stolen money into the village and gave jobs to 43 people. And noe villagers are sticking by him.
“I found him a very charming man, very friendly, considerate — not at all proud,” said Georgie McAllister, 70, themanager of the local museum ily has been farming the surrounding hills for generations. “It’s hard to understandho could mislead people like that. It’s sad. Of course, it did benefit the village. A lot of the propertiesoney ing from. Why ountains? Christ, he s stole more than £8 million over eight years. Most of it came from a secret fund thathad been placed under his sole authority and that y.
Instead, it ore British lord.
Mr. Williams bought an estate e e the Lord of Chirnside, and then adding on 10 moreScottish titles.
But most of all, he sunk his dishonest gains into this village that captured his heart en of an ancient army marching over the horizon.
He bought multiple cottages and fixed them up. He purchased the pub and made it into a fine place to have a glass ofGlenlivet Scotch iles (16 kilometers) to the north. And most of all, he bought the run-dos Hotel and totally restored it, transforming it from a mess into a glorious first-class hotel elyfurnished rooms, three choices of glasses for the restaurant: an average one, a poor one, and fine crystal. Als to manage the construction s deceived everyone, including Mr. Abdy and including even his o that he inherited themoney from a rich uncle. He anagement. The bank notified the police, barrassment, that the criminal missioner publicly apologized for poorly supervising his department. Under a hastily madearrangement, the police an,acquired the bulk of the properties for about half a million pounds, obtaining bank loans and striking deals s.
In the only intervies discussed his motives for the crime ount of money. I the need to pay off a feislead vt. 1.给… …以错误的想法或印象,使误解 2.领错或引错方向 3.把……带坏,使误入歧途
restore vt. 1.重建,修复 2.使恢复,使回复
barber n. 理发师
Christ int. (表示气愤、厌烦、惊讶等)
n. 基督(基督教创始人)
republican a. 共和国的,共和政体的,赞成共和的
n. 拥护共和政体的人
estate n. 1.庄园;大片私有土地 2.财产(尤指遗产)
brick n. 砖
vt. 用砖砌,用砖堵住
▲auction n. 拍卖;拍卖会
vt. 拍卖
hedge n. 1.(土地周围的)树篱 2.保护手段,防护措施
fantastic a. 1.极好的,极出色的 2.异想天开的,不切实际的 3.奇异的,古怪的
horizon n. 1.地平线 2.一个人的知识、经验、兴趣的限度或范围;眼界;见识
multiple a. 多重的,多样的,多的
n. 倍数
mess n. 1.污秽,杂乱,混乱 2.困境,狼狈的处境
glorious a. 1.美丽的,辉煌的,灿烂的 2.荣耀的,光荣的
furnish vt. 1.供给家具,用家具布置 2.提供,供应
panel vt. 给… …镶面板
n. 1.面,板 2.专门小组
mission vt. 委任,任命
n. 1.考察团,调查团,委员会 2.任务,委托
commissioner n. 委员,专员,特派员
▲supervise vt. 监督,管理
arrangement n. 1.计划,安排,准备 2.整理,排列,布置
substantial a. 1.大的,相当可观的 2.大体上的,实质上的
bulk n. 1.大半,大部分 2.(巨大的)体积,大量
arrest n. 逮捕,拘留
vt. 逮捕,拘留
motive n. 动机,(行动的)理由
bloody ad. (用于加强语气)非常,很
a. 1.(用于加强语气)非常的;该死的 2.血污的,流血的
debt n. 欠款,债务;负债
justify vt. 为… …辩护,证明… …正当(或有理)
Phrases and Expressions
raise a glass to 向… …祝贺,为… …干杯
turn out 打扮、装饰; 露面、出现
buy up 全部买进,尽量收购
bring … to life 使有活力(或生气)
live out 过(某种生活)
bring … into court 控告,起诉
fall upon dark days 遭到不幸,倒霉
stick by sb. 继续支持,忠于(尤指在困难时刻)
add on 附加,加上
sink … into 投资
fix up 修理;整修
make … into 使转变为
sell sth. at a loss 亏本出售
Proper Names
Tomintoul 托明陶尔
Scotland 苏格兰(英国的一部分,在大不列颠岛北部)
The Grouse’s Nest 牢骚酒吧
Lord Williams 威廉斯勋爵
Tony 托尼
Anthony Williams 安东尼·威廉斯
Scotland Yard 苏格兰场(即伦敦警察总署)
London 伦敦
Georgie McAllister 乔吉·麦卡利斯特
Donald Corr 唐纳德·科尔
Irish Republican Army 爱尔兰共和军(谋求北爱尔兰脱离英国独立的秘密组织)
British (大)不列颠的,英国的,英联邦的
England 英格兰(在大不列颠岛南部及中部,是英国的主要部分)
Spain 西班牙(欧洲西南部国家)
Lord of Chirnside 彻恩赛德勋爵
Scottish 苏格兰的,苏格兰人的
Glenlivet 格伦利物(威士忌酒)
Gordon Arms Hotel 戈登·阿姆斯旅馆
David Abdy 戴维·阿布迪

Section B
The Romantic Life of Secret Agent Albert
Albert did not fit the description of any secret agent Charles had ever read about. Follo doy French hotel , Charles felt disappointed. It all room, on the sixth and top floor, andscarcely a setting for a romantic figure.
Albert an fairly erican accent he had brought to Paris teet me because you are a antic. You imagined mysterious figures in the night,the crack of guns, clever disguises, secret exploits.”
“Instead, you have spent an exceedingly dull evening at the opera an essages slippedinto his hand by dark-eyed beauties, gets only an ordinary telephone call making an appointment in his room. You have beenbored!” The fat man laughed to himself as he unlocked the door of his room and stood aside to let his frustrated guest enter.
“Take cheer, my young friend,” Albert told him. “Presently you portance for en and en have risked their lives. Some day soon that paper may a, is there not?” As he spoke, Albert closed the door behind him. Then he se on, Charles had his first thrill of the day. For across the room, a small gun in his hand, stood a man.
“Max,” he said, “you gave me quite a start. I thought you y room?”
Max e neissiles. I thought I you. It y hands than in yours.”
Albert moved to a chair and sat do going to raise the devil anagement this time; I amangry,” he said. “This is the second time in a month that somebody has gotten into my room off that damn balcony!”
Charles’s eyes . It ight have simplified things had Iknoy balcony,” explained Albert angrily. “It belongs to the next apartment. You see,” he said, “this room used to bepart of a large unit, and the next room used to be the living room. It had the balcony, y the empty room next door, and somebody did, last month.”
Max manding gesture. “Please sit doinutes,” Albert said, in a bad mood. “The appointment iled an evil smile. “And from our standpoint, has been done. I ped at the sudden knocking at the door. Albert just smiled, “That tocheck on me to make sure everything ade a sovement to, he openedthe ae louder and a voice an and his guest, Max grasped the e andheaved his other leg up and over the bottom of the self and drop to the balcony. And then as he dropped, he screamedonce.
The door opened and a .
White-faced and shaking, Charles stared after him. “But … but … I an on the balcony…?” Charles began antic a. 1.传奇性的,有浪漫色彩的 2.不切实际的,空想的
agent n. 1.政府或其他组织的特工人员 2.代理人
corridor n. 走廊,通道
accent n. 1.口音,腔调 2.重音,强音
ysterious a. 神秘的,难解的,不可思议的
crack n. 1.爆炸声,劈啪声 2.裂缝,裂纹
v. 1.(使)劈啪作响,(使)发爆裂声 2.打开,砸开
disguise n. 伪装,伪装物
vt. 1.伪装 2.掩盖,掩藏
exploit n. 英勇的行为,冒险的行为
vt. 1.利用,开发 2.剥削
exceedingly ad. 非常地,极度地
opera n. 歌剧
aside ad. 在边上,朝边上
sissile n. 导弹,飞弹
sn a. (表示愤怒、厌烦等)该死的,可恶的
int. (表示愤怒、厌烦等)该死,讨厌
balcony n. 阳台
utter a. 完全的,彻底的,十足的
vt. 发出(声音),说
simplify vt. 使易懂,使易做,简化
mood n. 心情,情绪
evil a. 道德败坏的,邪恶的,罪恶的
standpoint n. 立场,观点
anyhoe n. 1.画框,边框,框架 2.构架,骨架
vt. 1.在… …上加框 2.表达,设计,构想出
heave vt. 1.很费劲地抬起,举起,拽起 2.(用力)发出(叹息声)
n. 举起,升降
oval a. 椭圆形的
n. 椭圆
tray n. 盘,托盘,碟
liquor n. 烈性酒
sigh vi. 叹息,叹气
n. 叹息,叹息声
shiver vi. 战栗,发抖
n. 战栗,发抖
Phrases and Expressions
read about 借助阅读发现或查明
for one thing (用以列举理由)首先;一则
in the night 在夜晚,在半夜
make an appointment 预约,约会
se on (电灯、电力机器等)开,开动,运转
raise the devil 非常生气,大声抱怨
check on 检查,核实,调查
anses
Albert 艾伯特
Charles 查尔斯
French 法国的;法国人,法语
German 德国的;德国人,德语
Paris 巴黎 (法国首都)
Max 马克斯
Berlin 柏林 (德国首都)
Henry 亨利

Section (C)
For the Want of a Telephone Call
For more than half an hour 38 respectable Brooklyn, Nean attack and stab (刺杀) a anthree separate times. T lights frightened him off. Each time he returnedand stabbed her again. Not one person telephoned the police during the attack; one person called after the an s, in charge of the Brooklyn detectives (侦探). He can tell you the facts ofmany murders. But this killing leaves him confused—not because it is a murder, but because “good people” failed to call thepolice.
“As an had three chances to kill this an during a 35-minute period. He returnedtplete the job. If an might not be dead noe from her job as manager of a bar (酒吧). She parked her car in alot next to the local railroad station, locked the door, and started to ent. Theentrance to the apartment is at the rear of the building because the front of the building contains small stores. Theneighborhood an at the far end of the lot, near a seven-story apartment house. She halted. Then, nervously, sheheaded up the street, angrabbed her. She screamed. Lights ent house across the street. Windoorning stillness.
Miss Parry screamed: “Oh, my God, he stabbed me! Please help me! Please help me!”
From one of the upper ent house, a man called doan looked up at him, shrugged (耸肩) and an returned to Miss Parry, noake her ent. The man stabbed her again.
“I’m dying!” she called out. “I’m dying!”
Windoany apartments. The man got into his car and drove aan returned. By then, Miss Parry had craent househeld out hope for safety. The killer tried the first door; she e — killing her.
It e the police received their first call, from a man inutesthey an, and another an e foran explained that he had called the police after much thought. He had phoned a friend for advice and then he hadgone to the apartment of the elderly an to get her to make the call.
“I didn’t achine operator, and charged him urder.
Ellis had no previous police record. He is married, has te. On Wednesday, a court committed himto a hospital for observation (观察) of his mental condition. When questioned by the police, Ellis said that he had killed ten.
The police stressed hople it . “A phone call,” said one of thepolicemen, “ the neighborhood, ade up mostly of expensive one-fa

mily homes ent houses near the railroad station, find it difficult to explain s. “We our bedroom made it difficult to see the street.” The an looked out from his apartment and gave a description of the killer’s second attack. Why hadn’t he called the police atthe time? “I otion. “I bulance arrived to take the body of Miss Parry. It drove off. “Then,” a policeman said, “thepeople came out.”

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