2021考研英语 · 何凯文硬核提分课程
【2009年阅读Text 4 第4段】
While few craftsmen or farmers, let alone dependents and servants, left literary compositions to be analyzed, it is obvious that their views were less fully intellectualized.
①We should not forget, however, that most New Englanders were less well educated.
②While few craftsmen or farmers, let alone dependents and servants, left literary compositions to be analyzed, it is obvious that their views were less fully intellectualized.
③Their thinking often had a traditional superstitions quality. A tailor named John Dane, who emigrated in the late 1630s, left an account of his reasons for leaving England that is filled with signs.
④Sexual confusion, economic frustrations , and religious hope—all came together in a decisive moment when he opened the Bible, told his father the first line he saw would settle his fate, and read the magical words: "come out from among them, touch no unclean thing , and I will be your God and you shall be my people."
⑤One wonders what Dane thought of the careful sermons explaining the Bible that he heard in puritan churches.
③这些人的思维经常充满着传统的迷信色彩。一个名叫 John Dane 的裁缝于 17 世纪 30 年代晚期移民至此，留下了一些文字记录他离开英格兰的原因，而这些文字就充满了这样的征兆。
⑤人们都很好奇当 Dane 在清教徒教会中听到这些严谨的福音宣讲时到底在想些什么。