发布时间：2016-07-28 来源：新东方在线 发布人：继续
The great novelist had gone mad, but now there seemed to be some hope for his recovery. For six months, he had been sitting at his typewriter pounding out a novel. Finally, he pronounced it completed and brought the book to his psychiatrist, who eagerly began reading it aloud:
"General Jackson leaped upon his faithful horse and yelled, 'Giddyap, giddyap, giddyap, giddyap"' The doctor thumbed through the rest of the manuscript." There's nothing here but 500 pages of giddyaps! " he exclaimed."
"Stubborn horse," explained the writer.
(1) go mad 发疯
(2) pound v.连续重击;砰砰地打
(3) pronounce v.宣称;宣布
(4) psychiatrist n.精神病专家
(5) leap upon跃上(马)
(6) thumb through以拇指翻动(书页)
(7) manuscript n.草稿
① The great novelist had______ mad.
② But now there seemed to be some hope for his______ .
③ For six months, he had been sitting ______his typewriter ______ out a novel.
④ Finally, he pronounced it______ and brought the book to his psychiatrist.
⑤ The doctor _______the rest of the manuscript.
① gone ② recovery ③ at; pounding ④ completed ⑤ thumbed through