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首页 美国前总统西奥多·罗斯福(Theodore Roosevelt)给子女的信

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LetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltTheProjectGutenbergEBookofLetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRoosevelt#inourseriesbyTheodoreRooseveltCopyrightlawsarechangingallovertheworldBesuretocheckthecopyrightlawsforyourcountrybeforedownloadingorredistributingthisoranyotherProjectGutenbergeBookThisheadershouldbethefirstthingseenwhenviewingthisProjectGutenbergfilePleasedonotremoveitDonotchangeoredittheheaderwithoutwrittenpermissionPleasereadthe"legalsmallprint,"andotherinformationabouttheeBookandProjectGutenbergatthebottomofthisfileIncludedisimportantinformationaboutyourspecificrightsandrestrictionsinhowthefilemaybeusedYoucanalsofindoutabouthowtomakeadonationtoProjectGutenberg,andhowtogetinvolved**WelcomeToTheWorldofFreePlainVanillaElectronicTexts****eBooksReadableByBothHumansandByComputers,Since*******TheseeBooksWerePreparedByThousandsofVolunteers!*****Title:LetterstoHisChildrenAuthor:TheodoreRooseveltReleaseDate:September,EBook#Yes,wearemorethanoneyearaheadofscheduleThisfilewasfirstpostedonDecember,LetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltEdition:Language:EnglishCharactersetencoding:ASCII***STARTOFTHEPROJECTGUTENBERGEBOOKLETTERSTOHISCHILDREN***EtextpreparedbyDagny,dagnypgyahoocomandJohnBickers,jbickersihugconzLETTERSTOHISCHILDRENByTheodoreRooseveltFirstpublishedTHEODOREROOSEVELT'SLETTERSTOHISCHILDRENEditedbyJosephBucklinBishopINTRODUCTIONMostofthelettersinthisvolumewerewrittenbyTheodoreRoosevelttohischildrenduringaperiodofmorethantwentyyearsAfewothersareincludedthathewrotetofriendsorrelativesaboutthechildrenHebegantowritetothemintheirearlychildhood,andcontinuedtodosoregularlytilltheyreachedmaturityWheneverhewasseparatedfromthem,intheSpanishWar,oronahuntingtrip,orbecausetheywereatschool,hesentthemthesemessagesofconstantthoughtandlove,fortheywereneverforamomentoutofhismindandheartLongbeforetheywereabletoreadhesentthemwhattheycalled"pictureletters,"withcrudedrawingsofhisowninillustrationofthewrittentext,drawingspreciselyadaptedtothechildishimaginationandintelligenceThatthelittlerecipientscherishedthesedelightfulmissivesisshownbythetendercarewithwhichtheypreservedthemfromdestructionTheyareingoodconditionaftermanyyearsoflovingusageAfewofthemarereproducedinthesepageswrittenatdifferentperiodsaseachnewchildappearedinthehouseholdTheseearlylettersaremarkedbythesamequalitythatdistinguishesallhisletterstohischildrenFromtheyoungesttotheeldest,hewrotetothemalwaysashisequalsAstheyadvancedinlifethementallevelofintercoursewasraisedastheygrewinintelligenceandknowledge,butitwasalwaysasequalsthatheaddressedthemHewasalwaystheirplaymateandbooncompanion,whethertheyweretoddlinginfantstakingtheirfirstfalteringsteps,orgrowingschoolboys,oryouthsstandingatthethresholdoflifeTheirgameswerehisgames,theirjoysthoseofhisownheartHewasreadytorompwiththemintheoldbarnatSagamoreHill,play"tickley"atbedtime,joinintheirpillowfights,orplayhideandseekwiththem,eitheratSagamoreHillorintheWhiteHouseHewasthesamechosenandjoyouscompanionalwaysandeverywhereOccasionallyhewasdisturbedforamomentaboutpossibleinjurytohisPresidentialdignityDescribingarompintheoldbarnatSagamoreHillinthesummerof,hesaidinoneofhislettersthatundertheinsistenceofthechildrenhehadjoinedinitbecause:"Ihadnotthehearttorefuse,butreallyitseems,toputitmildly,ratheroddforastout,elderlyPresidenttobebouncingoverhayricksinawildefforttogettogoalbeforeanactivemidgetofacompetitor,agednineyearsHowever,itwasreallygreatfun"Itwasbecauseheatheartregardeditas"greatfun"andwasincompleteaccordwiththechildrenthattheydelightedinhimasaplaymateInthesamespirit,inJanuary,,hetookasquadofnineboys,includingLetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltthreeofhisown,onwhattheycalleda"scramble"throughRockCreekPark,inWashington,whichmeanttraversingthemostdifficultplacesinitTheboyshadpermissiontomakethetripalone,buttheyinsisteduponhiscompany"Iamreallytouched,"hewroteafterwardtotheparentsoftwoofthevisitingboys,"atthewayinwhichyourchildrenaswellasmyowntreatmeasafriendandplaymateIthasitscomicsideTheywereallbentuponhavingmetakethemtheyobviouslyfeltthatmypresencewasneededtogivezesttotheentertainmentIdonotthinkthatoneofthemsawanythingincongruousinthePresident'sgettingasbedaubedwithmudastheygot,orinmywigglingandclamberingaroundjuttingrocks,throughcracks,andupwhatwerereallysmallclifffaces,justliketherestofthemandwheneveranyoneofthembeatmeatanypoint,hefeltandexpressedsimpleandwholehearteddelight,exactlyasifithadbeenatriumphoverarivalofhisownage"Whenthetimecamethathewasnolongerthechildren'schosenplaymate,herecognizedthefactwithatwingeofsadnessWritinginJanuary,,tohisdaughterEthel,whowasatSagamoreHillatthetime,hesaidofapartyofboysthatQuentinhadattheWhiteHouse:"Theyplayedhard,anditmademerealizehowoldIhadgrownandhowverybusyIhadbeenthelastfewyearstofindthattheyhadgrownsothatIwasnotneededintheplayDoyourecollecthowweallofususedtoplayhideandgoseekintheWhiteHouse,andhaveobstacleracesdownthehallwhenyoubroughtinyourfriends"Deepandabidingloveofchildren,offamilyandhome,thatwasthedominatingpassionofhislifeWiththatwentloveforfriendsandfellowmen,andforalllivingthings,birds,animals,trees,flowers,andnatureinallitsmoodsandaspectsButloveofchildrenandfamilyandhomewasaboveallThechildrenalwayshadanoldfashionedChristmasintheWhiteHouseInseverallettersinthesepages,descriptionsofthesefestivalswillbefoundInclosingoneofthemtheeternalchild'sheartinthemancriesout:"Iwonderwhetherthereevercancomeinlifeathrillofgreaterexaltationandrapturethanthatwhichcomestoonebetweentheagesofsaysixandfourteen,whenthelibrarydooristhrownopenandyouwalkintoseeallthegifts,likeamaterializedfairyland,arrayedonyourspecialtable"Hisloveforthehomehehadbuiltandinwhichhisbelovedchildrenhadbeenborn,wasnotevendimmedbyhislifeintheWhiteHouse"Afterall,"hewrotetoEthelinJune,,"fondasIamoftheWhiteHouseandmuchthoughIhaveappreciatedtheseyearsinit,thereisn'tanyplaceintheworldlikehomelikeSagamoreHillwherethingsareourown,withtheirownassociations,andwhereitisrealcountry"ThroughallhislettersrunshisinexhaustibleveinofdelicioushumorAllthequaintsayingsofQuentin,thatquaintestofsmallboysalltheanticsofthehouseholdcatsanddogsallthecomicaspectsoftheguineapigsandothersofthelargemenagerieofpetsthatthechildrenwerealwayscollectingallthetricksandfeatsofthesaddlehorsesthese,togetherwitheveryitemofhouseholdnewsthatwouldamuseandcheerandkeepalivetheloveofhomeintheheartoftheabsentboys,wassetforthinletterswhichingayetyofspiritandcharmofmannerhavefewequalsinliteratureandnosuperiorsNomatterhowgreatthepressureofpublicduties,orhowseverethestrainthatthetrialsandburdensofofficeplaceduponthenervesandspiritsofthePresidentofagreatnation,thisdevotedfatherandwholeheartedcompanionfoundtimetosendeveryweekalongletterofthisdelightfulcharactertoeachofhisabsentchildrenAstheboysadvancedtowardmanhoodtheletters,stillonthebasisofequality,containmuchwisesuggestionandoccasionaladmonition,thelatteralwaysadministeredinalovingspiritaccompaniedbyapologyforwritingina"preaching"veinTheplaymateofchildhoodbecamethesympatheticandkeenlyinterestedcompanioninallathleticcontests,inthereadingofbooksandtheconsiderationofauthors,andinthediscussionofpoliticsandpublicaffairsManyoftheseletters,notablythoseontherelativemeritsofcivilandmilitarycareers,andtheproperproportionsofsportandstudy,arevaluableguidesforyouthinallranksoflifeThestrong,vigorous,exaltedcharacterofthewriterstandsrevealedintheseasinalltheotherletters,aswellasthecheerfulsoulofthemanwhichremainedthroughouthislifeaspureandgentleasthesoulofachildOnlyashorttimebeforehedied,hesaidtome,asweweregoingoverthelettersandplanningthisvolume,whichisarrangedashewishedittobe:"IwouldratherhavethisbookpublishedthananythingthatLetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRoosevelthaseverbeenwrittenaboutme"THELETTERSINTHESPANISHWARAttheoutbreakofthewarwithSpaininthespringofTheodoreRoosevelt,whowasthenAssistantSecretaryoftheNavy,inassociationwithLeonardWood,organizedtheRegimentofRoughRidersandwentintocampwiththematTampa,FloridaLaterhewentwithhisregimenttoCubaCampatTampa,Mayth,'BLESSEDBUNNIES,IthasbeenarealholidaytohavedarlingmotherhereYesterdayIbroughtherouttothecamp,andshesawitallthemendrilling,thetentsinlongcompanystreets,thehorsesbeingtakentowater,mylittlehorseTexas,thecolonelandthemajors,andfinallythemountainlionandthejollylittledogCuba,whohadseveralfightswhileshelookedonThemountainlionisnotmuchmorethanakittenasyet,butitisverycrossandtreacherousIwasverymuchinterestedinKermit'sandEthel'sletterstodayWewereall,horsesandmen,fourdaysandfournightsonthecarscomingherefromSanAntonio,andwereverytiredandverydirtywhenwearrivedIwasupalmostallofeachnight,forithappenedalwaystobeatnightwhenwetookthehorsesoutofthecarstofeedandwaterthemMotherstaysatabighotelaboutamilefromcampTherearenearlythirtythousandtroopsherenow,besidesthesailorsfromthewarshipsinthebayAtnightthecorridorsandpiazzasarethrongedwithofficersofthearmyandnavytheolderonesfoughtinthegreatCivilWar,athirdofacenturyago,andnowtheyareallgoingtoCubatowaragainsttheSpaniardsMostofthemareinblue,butourroughridersareinbrownOurcampisonagreatflat,onsandysoilwithoutatree,thoughroundaboutarepinesandpalmettosItisveryhot,indeed,buttherearenomosquitoesMarshallisverywell,andhetakescareofmythingsandofthetwohorsesAgeneralwasouttoinspectuswhenweweredrillingtodayOffSantiago,DARLINGETHEL:Wearenearshorenowandeverythingisinabustle,forwemayhavetodisembarktonight,andIdonotknowwhenIshallhaveanotherchancetowritetomythreeblessedchildren,whoselittlenotespleasemesoThisisonlyalinetotellyouallhowmuchfatherlovesyouThePawneeIndiandrewyouthepictureofthelittledog,whichrunseverywhereroundtheship,andnowandthenhowlsalittlewhenthebandplaysNearSantiago,May,DARLINGETHEL:IlovedyourlittleletterHeretherearelotsoffunnylittlelizardsthatrunaboutinthedustyroadsveryfast,andthenstandstillwiththeirheadsupBeautifulredcardinalbirdsandtanagersflitaboutinthewoods,andtheflowersarelovelyButyouneversawsuchdustSometimesIlieonthegroundoutsideandsometimesinthetentIhaveamosquitonetbecausetherearesomanymosquitoesLetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltCampnearSantiago,July,DARLINGETHEL:Whenitrainshereandit'sveryapttorainhereeverydayitcomesdownjustasifitwasatorrentofwaterTheothernightIhungupmyhammockinmytentandinthemiddleofthenighttherewasaterrificstorm,andmytentandhammockcamedownwitharunThewaterwasrunningoverthegroundinasheet,andthemudwaskneedeepsoIwasadrenchedandmuddyobjectwhenIgottoaneighboringtent,whereIwasgivenablanket,inwhichIrolledupandwenttosleepThereisafunnylittlelizardthatcomesintomytentandisquitetamenowhejumpsaboutlikealittlefrogandpuffshisthroatoutTherearegrounddovesnobiggerthanbigsparrows,andcuckoosalmostaslargeascrowsYOUTHFULBIBLECOMMENTATORS(ToMissEmilyTCarow)OysterBay,Dec,TheotherdayIlistenedtoamostamusingdialogueattheBiblelessonbetweenKermitandEthelThesubjectwasJoseph,andjustbeforereadingittheyhadbeenreadingQuentin'sbookcontainingtheadventuresoftheGollywogsJoseph'sconductinrepeatinghisdreamtohisbrothers,whomitwascertaintoirritate,hadstruckbothofthechildrenunfavorably,asconflictingbothwiththelawsofcommonsenseandwiththeadvicegiventhembytheirparentsastothepropermethodofdealingwiththeirownbrothersandsistersKermitsaid:"Well,IthinkthatwasveryfoolishofJoseph"Ethelchimedinwith"SodoI,veryfoolish,andIdonotunderstandhowhecouldhavedoneit"Then,afterapause,Kermitaddedthoughtfullybywayofexplanation:"Well,Iguesshewassimple,likeJaneintheGollywogs":andEthelnoddedgravelyinconfirmationItisverycunningtoseeKermitandArchiegototheCoveschooltogetherTheyalsocomedownandchopwithme,ArchiebeingarmedwithahatchetbluntenoughtobesuitableforhissixyearsHeisamostindustrioussmallchopper,andtheotherdaygnaweddown,orasthechildrencallit,"beavered"down,amisshapentuliptree,whichwasaboutfiftyfeethighFINENAMESFORGUINEAPIGS(ToESMartin)OysterBay,Nov,MrsRooseveltandIweremoretouchedthanIcanwellsayatyoursendingusyourbookwithitscharacteristicinsertionandaboveallwiththelittleextractfromyourboy'snoteaboutTedInwhatFormisyourboyAsyouhavelaidyourselfopen,IshalltellyouthatTedsingsinthechoirandiscaptainofhisdormitoryfootballteamHewasawfullyhomesickatfirst,butnowhehaswonhisplaceinhisownlittleworldandheisallrightInhislastlettertohismotherinresponsetoaquestionabouthisclothesheansweredthattheywereingoodcondition,excepting"thatonepairofpantswassplitupthemiddleandonejackethadlostasleeveinascuffle,andinanotherpairofpantshehadsatdowninajampieatacellarspread"WehavebothmissedhimgreatlyinspiteofthefactthatwehavefiveremainingDidIevertellyouaboutmysecondsmallboy'snamesforhisGuineapigsTheyincludedBishopDoaneDrJohnson,myDutchReformedpastorFatherGGrady,thelocalpriestwithwhomthechildrenhadscrapedaspeakingacquaintanceFightingBobEvans,andAdmiralDeweySomeofmyRepublicansupportersinWestVirginiahavejustsentLetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltmeasmallbearwhichthechildrenoftheirownaccordchristenedJonathanEdwards,partlyoutofcomplimenttotheirmother'sancestor,andpartlybecausetheythoughttheydetectedCalvinistictraitsinthebear'scharacterACOUGARANDLYNXHUNTKeystoneRanch,Colo,Janth,BLESSEDTED,FromtherailroadwedrovefiftymilestothelittlefrontiertownofMeekerThereweweremetbythehunterGoff,afine,quiet,hardyfellow,whoknowshisbusinessthoroughlyNextmorningwestartedonhorseback,whileourluggagewentbywagontoGoff'sranchWestartedsoonaftersunrise,andmadeourway,huntingaswewent,acrossthehigh,exceedinglyruggedhills,untilsunsetWewerehuntingcougarandlynxor,astheyarecalledouthere,"lion"and"cat"Thefirstcatweputupgavethedogsatwohours'chase,andgotawayamongsomehighcliffsIntheafternoonweputupanother,andhadaverygoodhour'srun,thedogsbayinguntiltheglensrangagaintotheechoes,astheyworkedhitherandthitherthroughtheravinesWewalkedourponiesupanddownsteep,rockstrewn,andtreecladslopes,whereitdidnotseempossibleahorsecouldclimb,andonthelevelplaceswegotoneortwosmartgallopsAtlastthelynxwentupatreeThenIsawareallyfunnysightSevenhoundshadbeendoingthetrailing,whilealargebrindledbloodhoundandtwohalfbreedsbetweencollieandbullstayedbehindGoff,runningsoclosetohishorse'sheelsthattheycontinuallybumpedintothem,whichheacceptedwithphilosophiccomposureThenthedogsproceededliterallytoclimbthetree,whichwasamanyforkedpinononeofthehalfbreeds,namedTony,gotupcertainlysixteenfeet,untilthelynx,whichlookedlikeahugeandexceedinglymalevolentpussycat,madeviciousdabsathimIshotthelynxlow,soasnottohurthisskinYesterdaywewereinthesaddlefortenhoursThedogsranonelynxdownandkilleditamongtherocksafteravigorousscuffleItwasinaholeandonlytwoofthemcouldgetatitThismorning,soonafterstartingout,westruckthecoldtrailofamountainlionThehoundspuzzledaboutfornearlytwohours,goingupanddownthegreatgorges,untilwesometimesabsolutelylosteventhesoundofthebayingThentheystruckthefreshtrail,wherethecougarhadkilledadeerovernightInhalfanhouraclamorousyellingtoldustheyhadovertakenthequarryforwehadbeenridinguptheslopesandalongthecrests,whereveritwaspossibleforthehorsestogetfootingAsweplungedandscrambleddowntowardsthenoise,oneofmycompanions,PhilStewart,stoppeduswhilehetookakodakofarabbitwhichsatunconcernedlyrightbesideourpathSoonwesawthelioninatreetop,withtwoofthedogssohighupamongthebranchesthathewasstrikingatthemHewasmoreafraidofusthanofthedogs,andassoonashesawushetookagreatflyingleapandwasoff,thepackclosebehindInafewhundredyardstheyhadhimupanothertreeHereIcouldhaveshothim(Tonyclimbedalmostuptohim,andthenfelltwentyfeetoutofthetree),butwaitedforStewarttogetaphotoandhejumpedagainThistime,afteracoupleofhundredyards,thedogscaughthim,andagreatfightfollowedTheycouldhavekilledhimbythemselves,buthebitorclawedfourofthem,andforfearhemightkilloneIraninandstabbedhimbehindtheshoulder,thrustingtheknifeyouloanedmerightintohisheartIhavealwayswishedtokillacougarasIdidthisone,withdogsandtheknifeDOGSTHATCLIMBTREESKeystoneRanch,Jan,DARLINGLITTLEETHEL:LetterstoHisChildren,byTheodoreRooseveltIhavehadgreatfunMostofthetripneitheryounorMothernorSisterwouldenjoybutyouwouldallofyoubeimmenselyamusedwiththedogsThereareelevenalltold,butreallyonlyeightdoverymuchhuntingTheseeightareallscarredwiththewoundstheyhavereceivedthisveryweekinbattlingwiththecougarsandlynxes,andtheyarealwaysthreateningtofightoneanotherbuttheyareasaffectionatetowardmen(andespeciallytowardme,asIpetthem)asourownhomedogsAtthismomentalargehoundandasmallhalfbreedbulldog,both

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