The nightingale and the rose
By Oscar Wilde
And a delicate flush of pink came into the leaves of the rose, like the flush in the face of the bridegroom when he kisses the lips of the bride.But the thorn had not yet reached her heart, so the rose's heart remained white, for only a Nightingale's heart's-blood can crimson the heart of a rose.
And the Tree cried to the Nightingale to press closer against the thorn."Press closer, little Nightingale," cried the Tree, "or the Day will come before the rose is finished."
So the Nightingale pressed closer against the thorn, and the thorn touched her heart, and a fierce pang of pain shot through her. Bitter, bitter was the pain, and wilder and wilder grew her song, for she sang of the Love that is perfected by Death, of the Love that dies not in the tomb.
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The nightingale and the rose（夜莺与玫瑰）是Oscar Wilde（奥斯卡·王尔德）的经典童话之一，这篇文章配以英音的音频，仔细模仿可以锻炼口语，学习到外国人的语调。录下自己的模仿并且反复回放，比较和原音频的区别效果更佳哦~
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