February 24, 2000
名言的譯法: 1. 言簡意賅。 2. 意譯為主。 3. 使用對仗。 4. 使用相當
Translate the following Well-known Sayings into Chinese (試譯下列十句名言) :
1. Only shallow men believe in luck.
2. The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
3. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
4. The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
5. For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of
6. The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend
is to be one.
7. Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising
every time you fall.
8. It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no
man can sincerely
9. The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of
cities, nor the crops, no,
10. Do not tell me the book you have read; let me glean it from your
quotations from well-known Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803- 1882,