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首页 呼啸山庄(英文完整版)

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呼啸山庄(英文完整版)

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MrLockwoodvisitsWutheringHeightsIhavejustreturnedfromavisittomylandlordMrHeathcliff.IamdelightedwiththehouseIamrentingfromhim.ThrushcrossGrangeismilesawayfromanytownorvillage.Thatsuitsmeperfectly.AndthesceneryhereinYorkshireissobeautiful!MrHeathcliffinfactismyonlyneighbourandIthinkhischaracterissimilartomine.Hedoesnotlikepeopleeither.‘MynameisLockwood’IsaidwhenImethimatthegatetohishouse.‘I'mrentingThrushcrossGrangefromyou.Ijustwantedtocomeandintroducemyself.’Hesaidnothingbutfrownedanddidnotencouragemetoenter.Afterawhilehoweverhedecidedtoinvitemein.‘JosephtakeMrLockwood'shorse!’hecalled.‘Andbringupsomewinefromthecellar!’Josephwasaveryoldservantwithasourexpressiononhisface.Helookedcrosslyupatmeashetookmyhorse.‘Godhelpus!Avisitor!’hemutteredtohimself.PerhapstherewerenootherservantsIthought.AnditseemedthatMrHeathcliffhardlyeverreceivedguests.HishouseiscalledWutheringHeights.Thenamemeans‘awindswepthouseonahill’anditisaverygooddescription.Thetreesaroundthehousedonotgrowstraightbutarebentbythenorthwindwhichblowsoverthemoorseverydayoftheyear.Fortunatelythehouseisstronglybuiltandisnotdamagedevenbytheworstwinterstorms.Thename‘Earn-shaw’iscutintoastoneoverthefrontdoorMrHeathcliffandIenteredthehugemainroom.ItcouldhavebeenanyYorkshirefarmhousekitchenexceptthattherewasnosignofcookingandnofarmersittingatthetableMrHeathcliffcertainlydoesnotlooklikeafarmer.Hishairandskinaredarklikeagipsy'sbuthehasthemannersofagentleman.HecouldperhapstakemorecarewithhisappearancebutheishandsomeIthinkheisproudandalsounhappyWesatdownbythefireinsilence‘Joseph!'shoutedMrHeathcliff.Noanswercamefromthecellarsohediveddownthereleavingmealonewithseveralratherfierce-lookingdogsSuddenlyoneofthemjumpedangrilyupatmeandinamomentalltheotherswereattackingme.Fromeveryshadowycornerinthegreatroomappearedagrowlinganimalreadytokillmeitseemed‘Help!MrHeathcliff!Help!’Ishoutedtryingtokeepthedogsback.MylandlordandhisservantwereinnohurrytohelpandcouldnothaveclimbedthecellarstepsmoreslowlybutluckilyawomanwhoIsupposedwasthehousekeeperrushedintotheroomtocalmthedogs‘Whatthedevilisthematter?’MrHeathcliffaskedmerudelywhenhefinallyenteredtheroom‘Yourdogssir!’Ireplied‘Youshouldn'tleaveastrangerwiththem.They'redangerous.’‘ComecomeMrLockwood.Havesomewine.Wedon'toftenhavestrangershereandI'mafraidneitherInormydogsareusedtoreceivingthem.’Icouldnotfeeloffendedafterthisandacceptedthewine.Wesatdrinkingandtalkingtogetherforawhile.Isuggestedvisitinghimtomorrow.HedidnotseemeagertoseemeagainbutIshallgoanywayIaminterestedinhimevenifheisn'tinterestedinme***TwodayslaterYesterdayafternoonwasmistyandbitterlycoldbutIwalkedthefourmilestoWutheringHeightsandarrivedjustasitwasbeginningtosnowIbangedonthefrontdoorfortenminutesgettingcolderandcolderFinallyJoseph'sheadappearedatawindowofoneofthefarmbuildings.‘Whatdoyouwant?’hegrowled.‘Couldyouletmein?’Iaskeddesperately.Heshookhishead.‘There'sonlyMrsHeathcliffindoorsandshewon'topenthedoortoyou.’Justthenayoungmanappearedandcalledmetofollowhim.WewentthroughthebackdoorandintothebigroomwhereIhadbeenbefore.Iwasdelightedtoseeawarmfireandatablefulloffood.Andthistimetherewasawomansittingbythefire.ShemustbeMrsHeathcliffIthought.IhadnotimaginedmylandlordwasmarriedShelookedatmecoldlywithoutsayinganything.‘Terribleweather!’Iremarked.Therewassilence.‘Whatabeautifulanimal!’Itriedagainpointingtooneofthedogsthathadattackedme.Shestillsaidnothingbutgotuptomakethetea.ShewasonlyaboutseventeenwiththemostbeautifullittlefaceIhadeverseen.Hergoldenwavyhairfellaroundhershoulders.‘Haveyoubeeninvitedtotea?'sheaskedmecrossly.‘Nobutyouaretheproperpersontoinviteme’Ismiled.Forsomereasonthisreallyannoyedher.ShestoppedmakingtheteaandthrewherselfangrilybackinherchairMeanwhiletheyoungmanwasstaringaggressivelyatme.Helookedlikeafarmworkerbutseemedtobepartofthefamily.Ididnotfeelatallcomfortable.AtlastHeathcliffcamein‘HereIamsirasIpromised!’Isaidcheerfully.‘Youshouldn'thavecome’heansweredshakingthesnowoffhisclothes.‘You'llneverfindyourwaybackinthedark’‘PerhapsyoucouldlendmeaservanttoguidemebacktotheGrange?’Iasked.‘NoIcouldn't.Therearen'tanyservantshereexceptJosephandthehousekeeper.Gettheteareadywillyou?’headdedfiercelytotheyoungwoman.Iwasshockedbyhisunpleasantness.Wesatdowntoeat.Itriedtomakeconversationwiththethreesilentpeopleroundthetable.‘HowhappyyoumustbeMrHeathcliff’Ibegan‘inthisquietplacewithyourwifeand’‘Mywife!Mywife'sghostyoumean?’IsuddenlyrealizedIhadmadeaseriousmistakeSohiswifewasdead!OfcoursehewastoooldtobemarriedtothatyounggirlShemustbemarriedtotheyoungmannexttomewhowasdrinkinghisteaoutofabowlandeatinghisbreadwithunwashedhands.Perhapsthepoorgirlhadfoundnoonebettertomarryinthisuninhabitedarea.Iturnedpolitelytotheyoungman‘Ahsoyouarethislady'shusband!’ThiswasworsethanbeforeHisfacewentredandheseemedonlyjustabletostophimselfhittingme.HemutteredsomethingIcouldnothear.‘WrongagainMrLockwood'saidMrHeathcliff‘Noherhusbandmysonisdead.This’headdedlookingscornfullyattheyoungman‘iscertainlynotmyson’‘MynameisHaretonEarnshaw’growledtheyoungmanWefinishedourmealinsilenceandwhenIlookedoutofthewindowallIcouldseewasdarknessandsnow‘Idon'tthinkIcangethomewithoutaguide’Isaidpolitely.Nooneansweredme.Iturnedtothewoman.‘MrsHeathcliff’Ibegged‘WhatcanIdo?Pleasehelpme!’‘Taketheroadyoucameon'sherepliedwithoutinterestopeningabook.‘That'sthebestadviceIcangive.’‘MrHeathcliffI'llhavetostayhereforthenight!’Itoldhim.‘Ihopethatwillteachyounottowalkoverthemoorsinbadweather’heanswered.‘Idon'tkeepguestbedrooms.YoucanshareabedwithHaretonorJoseph.’IwassoangrywiththemallthatIcouldnotstaythereamomentlongerandrushedoutintothedarknessIsawJosephbythebackdoorcaughtholdofthelamphewascarryingandranwithittothegate.ButthedogschasedaftermeandattackedmeandIwassoonknockedtotheground.HeathcliffandHaretonstoodatthedoorlaughingasIshoutedatthedogsandtriedtogetup.IntheendIwasagainrescuedbythehousekeeperZillahwhoorderedawaythedogsandhelpedmetomyfeet.IwassobruisedandexhaustedthatIdidnotfeelstrongenoughtowalkhomeandalthoughIdidnotwanttoIhadtospendthenightatWutheringHeights.NobodywishedmegoodnightasZillahtookmeupstairstofindabedforme.CatherineEarnshaw'sroom‘Quietlysir!’whisperedthehousekeeperasweclimbedupthedarkstairs.‘Mymasterwillbeangryifhediscoverswhichbedroomyou'resleepinginForsomereasonhedoesn'twantanyonetosleepthereIdon'tknowwhy.They'restrangepeopleinthishouseyouknow.Here'stheroomsirButIwastootiredtolisten.‘ThankyouZillah’IsaidandtakingthecandleIenteredtheroomandclosedthedoorTheonlypieceoffurnitureinthelargedustybedroomwasabedplacednexttothewindowTherewereheavycurtainswhichcouldbepulledaroundittohidethesleeperfromanyoneelseintheroom.LookinginsidethecurtainsIsawalittleshelffullofbooksjustunderthewindowIputmycandledownontheshelfanddroppedthankfullyontothebed.IclosedthecurtainsaroundthebedandfeltsafefromHeathcliffandeveryoneelseatWutheringHeights.InoticedthattherewerenameswrittenonthewallinchildishhandwritingCatherineEarnshawCatherineHeathcliffandCatherineLinton.ThenIfellasleepbutIwaswokenverysuddenlybyasmellofburningMycandlehadfallenontoaBibleontheshelfandwasburningit.WhenIopenedtheBibletoseeifitwasdamagedIfoundthatwherevertherewasanemptypageorhalfapagesomeonehadwrittenonitandonthefirstpagewaswritten‘CatherineEarnshaw'sdiary’.WhowasthegirlwhohadsleptinthisbedwrittenhernameonthewallandthenwrittenherdiaryintheBibletwentyfiveyearsago?Ireaditwithinterest.‘HowIhatemybrotherHindley!’itbegan.‘HeissocrueltopoorHeathcliff.Ifonlymyfatherhadn'tdied!WhilehewasaliveHeathcliffwaslikeabrothertoHindleyandme.ButnowHindleyandhiswifeFranceshaveinheritedthehouseandthemoneyandtheyhateHeathcliffThathorribleoldservantJosephisalwaysangrywithHeathcliffandmebecausewedon'tprayorstudytheBibleandwhenhetellshismasterHindleyalwayspunishesus.Ican'tstopcryingPoorHeathcliff!Hindleysaysheiswickedandcan'tplaywithmeoreatwithmeanymore’MyeyeswerebeginningtocloseagainandIfellasleep.NeverbeforehadIpassedsuchaterriblenightdisturbedbythemostfrighteningdreams.SuddenlyIwaswokenbyagentleknockingonthewindowItmustbethebranchofatreeIthoughtandtriedtosleepagain.OutsideIcouldhearthewinddrivingthesnowagainstthewindow.ButIcouldnotsleep.TheknockingannoyedmesomuchthatItriedtoopenthewindowWhenitdidnotopenIbroketheglassangrilyandstretchedoutmyhandtowardsthebranch.Butinsteadmyfingersclosedaroundasmallice-coldhand!Itheldmyhandtightlyandavoicecriedsadly‘Letmein!Letmein!’‘Whoareyou?’Iaskedtryingtopullmyhandaway.‘CatherineLinton’itreplied.‘I'vecomehome.Ilostmyway!’Thereseemedtobeachild'sfacelookinginatthewindowTerrormademecruelIrubbedthecreature'stinywristagainstthebrokenglasssothatbloodpoureddownontothebed.AssoonasthecoldfingersletgoforamomentIpulledmyhandquicklybackputapileofbooksinfrontofthebrokenwindowandtriednottolistentothedesperatecriesoutside‘Goaway!’Icalled.‘I'llneverletyouinnotifyougooncryingfortwentyyears!’‘Itisalmosttwentyyears!'repliedthesadlittlevoice.‘I'vebeenouthereinthedarkfornearlytwentyyears!’ThehandstartedpushingthroughthewindowatthepileofbooksandIknewitwouldfindmeandcatchholdofmeagain.UnabletomoveIstaredinhorrorattheshapebehindtheglassandscreamedTherewererapidfootstepsoutsidemybedroomdoorandthenIsawthelightofacandleintheroom.‘Isanyonehere?’whisperedHeathcliff.HecouldnotseemebehindthecurtainsandclearlydidnotexpectananswerIknewIcouldnothidefromhimsoIopenedthecurtainswideIwassurprisedbytheeffectofmyaction.Heathcliffdroppedhiscandleandstoodwithoutmovinghisfaceaswhiteasthewallbehindhim.Hedidnotseemtorecognizeme‘It'sonlyyourguestLockwood’Isaid.‘I'msorryImusthavehadabaddreamandscreamedinmysleep.’‘TothedevilwithyouMrLockwood!’growledmylandlord.‘Whoallowedyoutosleepinthisroom?Whowasit?’‘ItwasyourhousekeeperMrHeathcliff’Isaidquicklyputtingmyclotheson.‘AndI'mangrywithhermyself!Noonecansleepinaroomfullofghosts!’‘Whatdoyoumean?’askedHeathclifflookingsuddenlyveryinterested‘Ghostsyousay?’‘ThatlittlegirlCatherineLintonorEarnshaworwhateverhernamewasmusthavebeenwicked!Shetoldmeshehadbeenaghostfornearlytwentyyears.Itwasprobablyapunishmentforherwickedness!’‘Howdareyouspeakofhertome?’criedHeathcliffwildly.ButasIdescribedmydreamhebecamecalmerandsatdownonthebedtremblingashetriedtocontrolhisfeelings‘MrLockwood’hesaidfinallybrushingatearfromhiseye‘youcangointomybedroomtosleepfortherestofthenight.I'llstayhereforawhile.’‘Nomoresleepformetonight’Ireplied.‘I'llwaitinthekitchenuntilit'sdaylightandthenI'llleave.Youneedn'tworryaboutmyvisitingyouagaineither.I'vehadenoughcompanyforalongtime.’ButasIturnedtogodownstairsmylandlordthinkinghewasalonethrewhimselfonthebedpushedopenthewindowandcalledintothedarkness.‘Comein!Comein!’hecriedtearsrollingdownhisface.‘Catherinedocome!Mydarlinghearmethistime!’ButonlythesnowandwindblewintotheroomHowcouldmydreamhaveproducedsuchmadness?IcouldnotwatchhissufferinganymoreandwentdownstairsIwaitedinthekitchenuntilitwaslightenoughoutsideformetofindmywaythroughthedeepsnowbacktoThrushcrossGrangeThehousekeeperthereEllenDeanrushedouttowelcomemehomeShethoughtImusthavediedinthepreviousnight'ssnowstorm.WithawarmfireandahotmealIbegantorecoverfrommyunpleasantexperiences.AftermystayatWutheringHeightsIthoughtIwouldneverwanttospeaktoanyhumanbeingagainbutbytheendofthenextdayIwasbeginningtofeellonely.IdecidedtoaskMrsDeantositwithmeaftersupper‘Howlonghaveyoulivedinthishouse?’Iaskedher.‘EighteenyearssirIcamehereearlyinwhenmymistresswasmarriedtolookafterherAndwhenshediedIstayedhereashousekeeper’‘Whowasyourmistress?’Iasked‘HernamewasCatherineEarnshaw'shereplied‘AhmyghostlyCatherine’Imutteredquietlytomyself‘ShemarriedMrEdgarLintonaneighbour’addedMrsDean‘andtheyhadadaughterCathywhomarriedMrHeathcliff'sson’‘AhsothatmustbethewidowyoungMrsHeathcliffatWutheringHeights!’‘That'srightsir.Didyouseeher?IlookedafterherasababyyouknowHowisshe?Idowanttoknow’‘Shelookedverywellandverybeautiful.ButIdon'tthinkshe'shappy.’‘Ohpoorthing!AndwhatdidyouthinkofMrHeathcliff?’‘He'saroughhardmanMrsDean.ButI'mveryinterestedinhim.Tellmemoreabouthim’‘Wellhe'sveryrichofcourseandmeanatthesametime.HecouldlivehereatThrushcrossGrangewhichisafinerhousethanWutheringHeightsbuthewouldratherreceiverentthanlivecomfortably.ButI'lltellyouthewholestoryofhislifeasmuchasIknowthatisandthenyoucanjudgeforyourself’EllenDean'sstoryCatherineandHeathcliffaschildrenWhenIwasachildIwasalwaysatWutheringHeightsbecausemymotherwasaservantwiththeEarnshawfamily.TheyareaveryoldfamilywhohavelivedinthathouseforcenturiesasyoucanseefromtheirnameonthestoneoverthefrontdoorIgrewupwithCatherineandHindleyEarnshawandwethreeplayedtogetheraschildrenOnedaytheirfatherMrEarnshawcamebackfromalongjourneyHehadtravelledsixtymilestoLiverpoolandbackonbusinessandwasverytired‘LookwhatI'vebroughtyou!’hetoldusallunwrappingsomethinghewasholdingcarefullyinhisarms.CatherineandHindleywereexpectingpresentsandtheyrushedeagerlytoseewhatitwasTheywereverydisappointedtoseeonlyadirtyblackhairedgipsychild‘IfoundhimallaloneinthebusystreetsofLiverpool’MrEarnshawexplainedtothem‘andIcouldn'tleavehimtodie.Hecansleepinyourroom.’ButHindleyandCatherinewereangrybecausetheyhadnotreceivedanypresentsandrefusedtoletthestrangechildsharetheirroom.HoweverMrEarn-shawinsistedandlittlebylittletheboybecameacceptedbythefamily.HewascalledHeathcliffasafirstandlastname.Nooneeverdiscoveredwhohisparentshadbeen.CatnerineandhebecamegreatfriendsbutHindleyhatedhimandwasoftencrueltohim.OldMrEarnshawwasstrangelyfondofthisgipsychildandfrequentlypunishedhissonforbehavingbadlytoHeathcliff.Hindleybegantobejealousofhisfather'sfeelingsforHeathcliffandsawthembothasenemies.Thissituationcouldnotlast.AsMrEarnshawgrewoldandillHeathcliffbecameevenmorehisfavouriteandHindleyoftenquarrelledwithhisfather.WhenHindleywassentawaytostudyIhopedthatwewouldhavepeaceinthehouse.ButthenitwasthatoldservantJosephwhocausedtrouble.HetriedtopersuadehismastertobestricterwiththechildrenandwasalwayscomplainingthatHeathcliffandCatherinedidnotspendenoughtimestudyingtheBibleorattendingchurchservices.Catherinewasawildwickedgirlinthosedays.Wehadtowatchhereverymomentofthedaytostopherplayinghertricksonus.Shewasproudandlikedgivingorders.Butshehadtheprettiestfaceandthesweetestsmileyou'veeverseen.IcouldforgiveheranythingwhenshecametosayshewassorryShewasmuchtoofondofHeathcliffandtheworstpunishmentwecouldinventwastokeepherseparatefromhim.HerfathercouldnolongerunderstandherorherbehaviourandCatherinedidnotrealizethathisillnessmadehimlesspatientwithher.AtlastMrEarnshawfoundpeace.HediedquietlyinhischairbythefireoneOctobereveningin.Thenightwaswildandstormyandwewereallsittingtogetherinthebigkitchen.JosephwasreadinghisBibleatthetablewhileCatherinehadherheadonherfather'sknee.Hewaspleasedtoseehersogentleforonceandshewassinginghimtosleep.Iwasgladtheoldgentlemanwassleepingsowell.ButwhenitwastimetogotobedCatherineputherarmsroundherfather'snecktosaygoodnightandimmediatelyscreamed‘Ohhe'sdeadHeathcliff!He'sdead!’HeathcliffandIstartedcryingloudlyandbitterlytoo.JosephtoldmetofetchthedoctorsoIrantothevillagealthoughIknewitwastoolate.WhenIcamebackIwenttothechildren'sroomtoseeiftheyneededmeandIlistenedforamomentattheirdoorTheywereimaginingthedeadmaninabeautifuldistantplacefarfromthetroublesofthisworld.AndasIlistenedcryingsilentlyIcouldnothelpwishingwewerealltheresafetogetherCatherineEarnshawgetstoknowtheLintonsHindleycamehomeforhisfather'sburial.Whatwasmoresurprisingwasthathebroughtawifewithhim.ShewascalledFrancesathinpalewomanwithafrequentcough.NowthatHindleywasthemasterofthehouseheorderedJosephandmetospendoureveningsinthesmallbackkitchenaswewereonlyservantswhilehehiswifeandCatherinesatinthemainroom.CatherineandHeathcliffweretreatedverydifferently.CatherinereceivedpresentsandcouldcontinueherlessonsbutHeathcliffwasmadetoworkonthefarmwiththemenandasafarmworkerwasonlyallowedtoeatwithusinthebackkitchen.Theygrewupliketwowildanimals.Hindleydidnotcarewhattheydidaslongastheykeptoutofhiswayandtheydidnotcareevenifhepunishedthem.TheyoftenranawayontothemoorsinthemorningandstayedoutalldayjusttomakeHindleyangry.IwastheonlyonewhocaredwhathappenedtothetwopoorcreaturesandIwasafraidforthem.OneSundayeveningtheyweremissingatbedtimeandHindleyorderedmeangrilytolockthefrontdoor.ButIdidnotwantthemtostayoutinthecoldallnightsoIkeptmywindowopentolookoutforthem.InawhileIsawHeathcliffwalkingthroughthegate.Iwasshockedtoseehimalone.‘Where'sCatherine?’Icriedsharply.‘AtThrushcrossGrangewithourneighbourstheLintons’hereplied.‘LetmeinEllenandI'llexplainwhathappened.’Iwentdowntounlockthedoorandwecameupst

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