lesson 1 Courtesy:Key to a happier world
1.Courtesy,politeness,good-manners——call it what you will,the supply never seems to equal the demand:
2.What impelled the boy to take so much trouble to spare the feelings of a stranger?Courtesy,compassionate courtesy.
3.Even when you have doubts about some people,act as if they are worthy of your best manners.
4.All skills require constant repetition to become second nature;good manners are no exception.
5.Nowhere is thinking courtesy more important than in marriage.
（此句是倒装句，表强调。正常语序：Thinking courtesy is more important in marriage than anywhere else.）
6．But some of the most precious gifts in life come with no strings attached.
7.The only constant,daily,effective solution is politeness——which is the golded rule in action.
Lesson 2 & 3 The man who could work miracles(I & II)
1.It’s something contrary to the course of nature done by power of will.
2.The fears of his first discovery were now mixed with pride and ideas of advantage.
3．As the day passed, his state of mind passed from wonder to delight.
4.Mr. Fotheringay performed no more miracles that night, nor did he trouble to see what had become of his flowering stick.
5．Except for the loss of his miraculous powers, everything was back as it had been. And among other things, of course,he did not believe in miracles.
Lesson 4 Zero hour:43 seconds over Hiroshima紧急时刻：广岛上空的43秒钟
1.But she felt well enough to be up and about.
2.she had sunk into unconsciousness.
3.The very air seemed hostile, so thick with dust and ash that she could barely see.
4.That life had been a comfortable one, wanting in nothing——not, at least, until the war.
5.But he could not shut the war out of the sheltered world he had built for himself and his family.
6.The street were filled with the dead and the barely living.
7.The illness had not really left her; it had gone into hiding.
Lesson 5 First principles 首要原则
1.What we ought to do is give to people we love——give memorable things according to our ability.
2.It was Laura’s ovvious pleasure that had brightened everything.
3.They made her think of the ballerina dress, and of all the pure, proud, filmy beauty of the world that belonged, by right,to Laura.
Lesson 6 The beauty of Britain
1.The beauty of our country——or at least all of its south of North Scotland——is as hard to define as it is easy to enjoy.
Lesson 7 Some meanings of Authentic Love
1.If I love you, I’m responsive to most of your major needs as a person.
2.This commitment does not entail surrendering our total selves to each other; nor does it imply that the relationship is necessarily permanent.
3.In other words, love comes into an imperfect world to make it livable.
4.Love means having a want for the person I love without having a need for that person in order to be complete.