TAILIEUCHUNG - LUYỆN ĐỌC TIẾNG ANH QUA CÁC TÁC PHẨM VĂN HỌC –TEN YEARS AFTER ALEXANDRE DUMAS CHAPTER 35

TEN YEARS AFTER ALEXANDRE DUMAS CHAPTER 35 Đây là một tác phẩm anh ngữ nổi tiếng với những từ vựng nâng cao chuyên ngành văn chương. Nhằm giúp các bạn yêu thich tiếng anh luyện tập và củng cố thêm kỹ năng đọc tiếng anh . | TEN YEARS AFTER ALEXANDRE DUMAS CHAPTER 35 Fontainebleau. For four days every kind of enchantment brought together in the magnificent gardens of Fontainebleau had converted this spot into a place of the most perfect enjoyment. M. Colbert seemed gifted with ubiquity. In the morning there were the accounts of the previous night s expenses to settle during the day programmes essays enrolments payments. M. Colbert had amassed four millions of francs and dispersed them with sleepless economy. He was horrified at the expenses which mythology involved not a wood nymph nor a dryad that cost less than a hundred francs a day The dress alone amounted to three hundred francs. The expense of powder and sulphur for fireworks amounted every night to a hundred thousand francs. In addition to these the illuminations on the borders of the sheet of water cost thirty thousand francs every evening. The _fetes_ had been magnificent and Colbert could not restrain his delight. From time to time he noticed Madame and the king setting forth on hunting expeditions or preparing for the reception of different fantastic personages solemn ceremonials which had been extemporized a fortnight before and in which Madame s sparkling wit and the king s magnificence were equally well displayed. For Madame the heroine of the _fete_ replied to the addresses of the deputations from unknown races - Garamanths Scythians Hyperboreans Caucasians and Patagonians who seemed to issue from the ground for the purpose of approaching her with their congratulations and upon every representative of these races the king bestowed a diamond or some other article of value. Then the deputies in verses more or less amusing compared the king to the sun Madame to Phoebe the sun s sister and the queen and Monsieur were no more spoken of than if the king had married Henrietta of England and not Maria Theresa of Austria. The happy pair hand in hand imperceptibly pressing each other s fingers drank in deep draughts the sweet .

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