2019年11月29日 英语美文 暂无评论

英文原文When I was young my father said to me:Knowledge is Power….Francis BaconI understood it as Knowledge is power, France is Bacon.For more than a decade I wondered over the meaning of t


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When I was young my father said to me:

"Knowledge is Power....Francis Bacon"


I understood it as "Knowledge is power, France is Bacon". 内容来自美文网

For more than a decade I wondered over the meaning of the second part and what was the surreal linkage between the two? If I said the quote to someone, "Knowledge is power, France is Bacon" they nodded knowingly. Or someone might say, "Knowledge is power" and I'd finish the quote "France is Bacon" and they wouldn't look at me like I'd said something very odd but thoughtfully agree. I did ask a teacher what did "Knowledge is power, France is bacon" meant and got a full 10 minute explanation of the Knowledge is power bit but nothing on "France is bacon". When I prompted further explanation by saying "France is Bacon?" in a questioning tone I just got a "yes". at 12 I didn't have the confidence to press it further. I just accepted it as something I'd never understand. 本文来自美文网

It wasn't until years later I saw it written down that the penny dropped. 内容来自美文网