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Those who Laugh Last,Laugh Best!

时间:2007-6-12栏目:大学英语作文

Henry Kendal walked into his house, took off his big coat, and sat down. Then he read the letter again:

銆銆 I want five hundred pounds, and I'll come to your house to get it. You may have four days to get the money ready. Five hundred pounds is not very much for a rich man like you. "Why must I pay锛?you will ask. I'll tell you the answer. I knew your father. He made banknotes, didn't he锛烡o you want everyone to know this锛烮 don't think so. I'll tell everyone if you don't pay. So have the money ready when I come. One锛峱ound notes, please, and old notes. Don't tell anyone. Be alone when I come. I don't like the police.

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銆銆 Kendal's face was troubled. He was rich now, but in the old days he was poor. When he was a boy at Camber, his father got into trouble with the police. His father had a small room at the back of the house. He made bad money in this room. He made banknotes, hundreds of them. But the police came to the house one day, and they found some of the notes. They did not find all of them, because his father hid a lot, but they found some and they caught his father. That was the end of the boy's home life. The police took his father away, and young Henry left home. Everyone in Camber knew his father, and the boy did not like to stay in the town. He left his mother and ran away. He came to Norton.

銆銆 At first the boy got some work in a shop. But after some years he found work at the bank. Everyone liked him. He worked hard. He had a happy face. He helped everyone when he could. He got better and better work at the bank, and now he had the highest place there. A lot of people knew him well and liked him.

銆銆 His father was dead now, but someone knew about him銆俉hat could Kendal do锛?If anyone tells people about my father," he thought, "I must leave the bank. That will be the end of my happy life. "But Kendal was a fighter. "If life is hard", he thought, "I must fight it. There must be something that I can do. I don't w

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