1. The hills across the valley were long and white. Close to the station there was a bar. The American and the girl with him sat at a table in the shade, outside the bar. It was very hot and the express from Barcelona would come in forty minutes. It stopped at this junction for two minutes and went on to Madrid.
灞变笜绌胯繃灞辫胺闇插嚭缁甸暱鐨勭櫧鑹茶疆寤撱€傞潬杩戠伀杞︾珯鏈変竴瀹堕厭鍚с€傞偅涓編鍥戒汉鍜岃窡浠栦竴璧风殑濂冲鍧愬湪閰掑惂澶栭槾鍑夊鐨勬瀛愭梺銆傚ぉ姘旈潪甯哥値鐑紝鏉ヨ嚜宸村缃楅偅鐨勫揩閫熷垪杞﹀皢鍦ㄥ洓鍗佸垎閽熷悗鍒拌揪銆傝繖鍒楃伀杞﹀皢鍦ㄨ繖涓溅绔欏仠闈犱袱鍒嗛挓鏃堕棿锛岀劧鍚庡紑寰€椹痉閲屻€?br />2. "What should we drink?" the girl asked. "It's pretty hot," the man said. "Let's drink beer." "Dos cervezas," the man said to the woman behind the bar. "Big ones?" the woman asked. "Yes. Two big ones." The woman brought two glasses and looked at the man and the girl. The girl was looking at the line of hills. They were white in the sun and the country was brown and dry.
鈥滄垜浠鍠濈偣浠€涔堝憿锛熲€濆コ瀛╅棶閬撱€傗€滆繖澶╁お鐑簡锛屸€濈敺瀛愯锛屸€滄垜浠枬鐐瑰暏閰掑惂銆傗€濃€滀袱鏉暏閰掞紝鈥濈敺瀛愬鍚у彴鍚庨潰鐨勯偅涓コ浜鸿閬撱€傗€滃ぇ鏉殑锛熲€濆コ浜洪棶閬撱€傗€滄槸鐨勶紝涓や釜澶ф澂銆傗€濋偅涓コ浜烘嬁鍑轰簡涓や釜鐜荤拑鏉紝鐒跺悗鐪嬬潃闈㈠墠鐨勭敺瀛愬拰濂冲銆傛鏃讹紝濂冲姝ｅ湪鐪嬬潃澶栭潰璧蜂紡鐨勫北宄︺€傚湪闃冲厜涓嬶紝閭ｄ簺灞辨槸鐧借壊鐨勶紝涓嬮潰骞茬嚗鐨勫ぇ鍦版槸瑜愯壊鐨勩€傗€?br />3. "They look like white elephants," she said. "I've never seen one," the man drank his beer. "No, you wouldn't have." "I might have," the man said. "Just because you say I wouldn't have doesn't prove anything." The girl looked at the curtain of the bar鈥檚 window. "They've painted something on it," she said. "What does it say?" "Anis del Toro. It's a drink." "Could we try it?"
鈥滈偅浜涘北鐪嬭捣鏉ュ儚鐧借壊鐨勫ぇ璞★紝鈥濆ス璇淬€傗€滄垜浠庢潵娌¤杩囧儚鐧借壊澶ц薄鐨勫北锛屸€濈敺瀛愬枬鐫€鍟ら厭璇淬€傗€滄槸鐨勶紝浣犲簲璇ユ病瑙佽繃銆傗€?鈥滀篃璁告垜瑙佽繃锛屸€濈敺瀛愯銆傗€滃彧鏄洜涓轰綘璇存垜娌¤杩囪瘉鏄庝笉浜嗕粈涔堛€傗€濆コ瀛╃湅鐫€閰掑惂绐楁埛涓婃寕鐫€鐨勭獥甯樸€傗€滀粬浠湪绐楀笜涓婄敾浜嗕簺浠€涔堬紝鈥濆ス璇淬€傗€滀笂闈㈠啓鐫€浠€涔堬紵鈥濃€滃ぇ鑼撮閰掋€傛槸涓€鏉厭銆傗€濃€滄垜浠潵鏉皾灏濇€庝箞鏍凤紵鈥?br />4. "We want two Anis del Toro." "With water?" "Do you want it with water?" "I don't know," the girl said. "Is it good with water?" "It's all right." "You want them with water?" asked the woman. "Yes, with water." "It tastes like liquorice," the girl said and put the glass down. "That's the way with everything." "Yes," said the girl. "Everything tastes of liquorice. Especially all the things you've waited so long for, like absinthe."
鈥滄垜浠涓ゆ澂澶ц尨棣欓厭銆傗€?鈥滃姞姘村悧锛熲€濃€滀綘鎯冲枬鍔犳按鐨勫悧锛熲€濃€滀笉鐭ラ亾锛屸€濆コ瀛╄銆傗€滃姞姘寸殑濂藉枬鍚楋紵鈥濃€滄尯濂藉枬鐨勩€傗€濃€滀綘浠鍔犳按鐨勫悧锛熲€濋偅涓コ浜洪棶閬撱€傗€滄槸鐨勶紝瑕佸姞姘寸殑銆傗€濃€滃枬鐫€鍍忕敇鑽夊懗锛屸€濆コ瀛╄竟璇磋竟鏀句笅浜嗘澂瀛愩€傗€滀换浣曚簨閮芥槸杩欐牱銆傗€濃€滄槸鐨勶紝鈥濆コ瀛╄锛屸€滈兘鏄敇鑽夊懗鐨勶紝灏ゅ叾鏄綋浣犱粈涔堜簨鎯呴兘寰楃瓑寰呭緢涔呮椂銆傚氨鍍忚嫤鑹鹃厭涓€鏍枫€傗€?br />5. "Oh, cut it out." "You started it," the girl said. "I was being amused. I was having a fine time." "Well, let's try and have a fine time." "All right. I was trying. I said the mountains looked like white elephants. Wasn't that bright?" "That was bright." "I wanted to try this new drink. That's all we do, isn't it鈥攍ook at things and try new drinks?"" I guess so." The girl looked across at the hills.
6. "It's really an awfully simple operation, Jig," the man said. "It's not really an operation at all."The girl looked at the ground. "It's really not anything. I'll go with you and I'll stay with you all the time. It's all perfectly natural." "Then what will we do afterward?" "We'll be fine afterward. Just like we were before." "What makes you think so?" "It's the only thing that bothers us. It's the only thing that's made us unhappy. You don't have to be afraid. I've known lots of people that have done it", he said.
鈥滆繖鐪熸槸涓€涓潪甯哥畝鍗曟墜鏈紝鍚夋牸锛屸€濈敺瀛愯銆傗€滆繖鏍规湰绠椾笉涓婁粈涔堟墜鏈€傗€?濂冲鐪嬬潃鍦伴潰鍥炵瓟璇淬€傗€滅湡鐨勪笉绠椾粈涔堛€傛垜浼氬拰浣犱竴璧疯蛋锛屾垜杩樹細涓€鐩村拰浣犲湪涓€璧枫€傝繖涓€鍒囬兘寰堣嚜鐒躲€傗€濃€滈偅鎴戜滑涔嬪悗鎬庝箞鍔烇紵鈥濃€滀箣鍚庯紝鎴戜滑浼氫竴鍒囬『鍒╃殑锛屽氨鍍忔垜浠互鍓嶄竴鏍枫€傗€濃€滄槸浠€涔堣浣犺繖涔堟兂鐨勶紵鈥濃€滆繖鏄敮涓€鍥版壈鎴戜滑鐨勪簨鎯呫€備篃鏄敮涓€璁╂垜浠劅鍒颁笉蹇殑浜嬫儏銆備笉杩囷紝浣犱笉蹇呮媴蹇冦€傛垜璁よ瘑鐨勫緢澶氫汉閮戒笉鐭ラ亾杩欎釜闂鐨勭瓟妗堛€傗€濅粬璇淬€?br />7. "So have I," said the girl. "And afterward they were all so happy." "Well," the man said, "if you don't want to you don't have to." "If I do it you'll be happy and things will be like they were and you'll love me?" "I love you now. You know I love you." "I know. But if I do it, then it will be nice again if I say things are like white elephants, and you'll like it?" "I'll love it. I love it now but I just can't think about it. You know how I get when I worry."
鈥滄垜涔熻璇嗗緢澶氳繖鏍风殑浜猴紝鈥濆コ瀛╄锛屸€滆€屼笖锛屼箣鍚庝粬浠兘杩囧緱寰堝紑蹇冦€傗€濃€滃棷锛屸€濈敺瀛愯锛屸€滃鏋滀綘涓嶆兂锛屼綘灏变笉蹇呴偅鏍峰仛銆傗€濃€滃鏋滄垜杩欐牱鍋氫簡锛屼綘浼氬緢寮€蹇冪殑锛岀劧鍚庝簨鎯呯殑鍙戝睍浼氬儚閭ｄ簺浜轰竴鏍凤紝閭ｄ箞浣犱細鐖辨垜鍚楋紵鈥濃€滄垜鐜板湪灏卞緢鐖变綘銆備綘鐭ラ亾鎴戠埍浣犮€傗€濃€滄垜鐭ラ亾銆備絾鏄紝濡傛灉鎴戦偅鏍峰仛浜嗭紝閭ｄ箞褰撴垜璇翠粈涔堜笢瑗垮儚鐧借壊澶ц薄鏃讹紝浜嬫儏灏变細鍐嶆鍙樺緱寰堝ソ锛岀劧鍚庝綘浼氬枩娆㈡垜杩欐牱璇村悧锛熲€濃€滄垜浼氬枩娆㈢殑銆傛垜鐜板湪灏卞緢鍠滄锛屽彧涓嶈繃鎴戞病鏈変綘閭ｆ牱鐨勬兂璞″姏鑰屽凡銆備綘鐭ラ亾鎴戝咖铏戠殑鏃跺€欎細鍙樻垚浠€涔堟牱瀛愩€傗€?br />8. "Then I'll do it. Because I don't care about me." "What do you mean?" " I don't care about me." "Well, I care about you." "Oh, yes. But I don't care about me. And I'll do it and then everything will be fine." " I don't want you to do it if you feel that way." The girl stood up and walked to the end of the station. Far away, beyond the river, were mountains. The shadow of a cloud moved across the field of grain and she saw the river through the trees. "And we could have all this," she said.
鈥滈偅鎴戝氨閭ｆ牱鍋氬惂锛屽洜涓烘垜骞朵笉鍏冲績鎴戣嚜宸便€傗€濃€滀綘浠€涔堟剰鎬濓紵鈥濃€滄垜涓嶅叧蹇冩垜鑷繁銆傗€濃€滃ソ鍚э紝鎴戝叧蹇冧綘銆傗€濃€滃摝锛屾槸鐨勩€備絾鎴戜笉鍏冲績鎴戣嚜宸便€傛垜浼氶偅涔堝仛鐨勶紝鐒跺悗涓€鍒囬兘浼氬ソ鐨勩€傗€濃€滃鏋滀綘杩欐牱鎯崇殑璇濓紝鎴戜笉甯屾湜浣犻偅鏍峰仛銆傗€濆コ瀛╃珯璧疯韩鏉ワ紝璧板埌杞︾珯鐨勫敖澶淬€傝繙鏂癸紝鍦ㄦ渤鐨勯偅杈癸紝缇ゅ北閫惰郡銆備簯鐨勫奖瀛愮┛杩囩伯鐢帮紝濂圭湅鍒版渤娴佺┛杩囨爲鏋椼€傗€滄垜浠彲浠ユ嫢鏈夎繖涓€鍒囷紝鈥濆ス璇淬€?br />9. "What did you say?" "I said we could have everything." "We can have everything." "No, we can't." "We can have the whole world." "No, we can't." "We can go everywhere." "No, we can't. We'll wait and see." "Come on back in the shade," he said. "You mustn't feel that way." "I don't feel any way," the girl said. "I just know things." " I don't want you to do anything that you don't want to do鈥?quot;"I know. Could we have another beer?"
鈥滀綘璇翠粈涔堬紵鈥濃€滄垜璇存垜浠彲浠ユ嫢鏈変竴鍒囥€傗€濃€滄垜浠彲浠ユ嫢鏈変竴鍒囥€傗€?鈥滀笉锛屾垜浠仛涓嶅埌銆傗€濃€滄垜浠彲浠ユ嫢鏈夋暣涓笘鐣屻€傗€濃€滀笉锛屾垜浠仛涓嶅埌銆傗€?鈥滄垜浠彲浠ュ幓浠讳綍鍦版柟銆傗€?鈥滀笉锛屾垜浠仛涓嶅埌銆傛垜浠嫮鐩互寰呫€傗€濃€滃洖闃村噳澶勬潵锛屸€濅粬璇淬€傗€滀綘涓嶈兘杩欎箞鎯炽€傗€濃€滄垜浠€涔堜篃娌℃兂锛屸€濆コ瀛╄銆傗€滄垜鍙槸鐭ラ亾浜涗簨鎯呫€傗€濃€滄垜涓嶆兂璁╀綘鍋氫换浣曚綘涓嶆兂鍋氱殑浜嬫儏鈥︹€︹€濃€滄垜鐭ラ亾銆傛垜浠啀鏉ョ偣鍟ら厭鎬庝箞鏍凤紵鈥?br />10. "All right. But you've got to realize鈥?quot; "I realize," the girl said. "Can't we maybe stop talking?" They sat down at the table and the girl looked across at the hills on the dry side of the valley and the man looked at her and at the table. "You've got to realize," he said, "that I don't want you to do it if you don't want to." "Would you do something for me now?" "I'd do anything for you." "Would you please please please please please please please stop talking?"
鈥滃ソ鍚с€備絾浣犲繀椤绘剰璇嗗埌鈥︹€︹€濃€滄垜鎰忚瘑鍒帮紝鈥濆コ瀛╄锛屸€滄垜浠埆缁х画璇翠簡濂藉悧锛熲€濅粬浠潗鍦ㄦ杈癸紝濂冲鏈涚潃灞辫胺骞茬嚗渚х殑灞变笜锛岀敺瀛愬垯鐪嬬潃濂瑰拰妗屽瓙銆傗€滀綘蹇呴』鎰忚瘑鍒帮紝鈥濅粬璇达紝鈥滃鏋滀綘涓嶆効鎰忕殑璇濓紝鎴戜笉甯屾湜浣犻偅鏍峰仛銆傗€濃€滀綘鐜板湪鑳戒负鎴戝仛鐐逛粈涔堝悧锛熲€濃€滄垜鎰挎剰涓轰綘鍋氫换浣曚簨鎯呫€傗€濃€滆锛岃锛岃锛岃锛岃浣犲埆璇翠簡濂藉悧锛熲€?br />11. He did not say anything but looked at the bags against the wall of the station. There were labels on them from all the hotels where they had spent nights. "But鈥?" "I'll scream," the girl said. The woman came out through the curtains with two glasses of beer. "The train comes in five minutes," she said, in Spanish. "What did she say?" asked the girl. "That the train is coming in five minutes. I'd better take the bags over to the other side of the station," the man said. She smiled at him. "All right. Then come back and we'll finish the beer." He picked up the two heavy bags and carried them around the station to the other tracks. He looked up the tracks but could not see the train.
浠栦粈涔堜篃娌¤锛屽彧鏄湅鐫€闈犲湪杞︾珯澧欎笂鐨勮鏉庛€傝繖浜涜鏉庝笂璐寸潃浠栦滑涓€璧蜂綇杩囩殑鎵€鏈夐厭搴楃殑鏍囩銆傗€滀絾鏄€︹€︺€傗€濃€滄垜浼氬皷鍙殑锛屸€濆コ瀛╄銆傞偅涓コ浜烘嬁鐫€涓ゆ澂鍟ら厭绌胯繃闂ㄥ笜锛岃蛋浜嗗嚭鏉ャ€傗€滅伀杞﹀湪浜斿垎閽熷悗鍒拌揪锛屸€濆ス鐢ㄨタ鐝墮璇銆傗€滃ス璇翠簡浠€涔堬紵鈥?濂冲闂€傗€滅伀杞﹀皢鍦ㄤ簲鍒嗛挓鍚庡埌杈俱€傛垜鏈€濂芥妸琛屾潕鎷庡埌杞︾珯鐨勫彟涓€渚э紝鈥濈敺瀛愯銆傚ス瀵逛粬闇插嚭浜嗗井绗戙€傗€滃ソ鍚с€傜劧鍚庝綘鍥炴潵锛屾垜浠妸鍟ら厭鍠濆畬銆傗€濅粬鎷庤捣浜嗛偅涓や釜娌夐噸鐨勮鏉庯紝缁曡繃杞︾珯璧板悜鍏朵粬杞ㄩ亾銆備粬鎶捣澶达紝娌跨潃杞ㄩ亾鏈涘幓锛屼絾娌＄湅鍒扮伀杞︺€?br />12. Coming back, he walked through the bar, where people waiting for the train were drinking. They were all waiting. He went out. She was sitting at the table and smiled at him. "Do you feel better?" he asked. "I feel fine," she said. "There's nothing wrong with me. I feel fine."