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A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She

Teahouse - Act III (Part) 《茶馆》 第三幕 (部分)

老舍茶馆 第二部分) Teahouse by Lao She - Act II (Part)

时间抗日战争胜利国民党特务和美北京横行时候清晨

Time: After the victory of War of Resistance against Japan, Guo Min Dang spies and U.S. troops rampaged in the streets in Beijing. It is a clear morning in Fall.

地点

Place: Same as in previous acts

[现在裕泰茶馆样子那么体面 ...

[The curtain rises: Now the Yutai Teahouse does not have as dignified an appearance as in previous acts. ...

王小花晌午好多

Wang Xiaohua: Mom, please make me some hot noodle soup for lunch. I haven't eaten any for ages.

周秀花知道知道就是粮食可巧知道咱们有钱没有

Zhou Xiuhua: I know, dear. But I don't know if we will be able to buy any flour. Even if the grain shop by coincidence has some flour, who knows if we will have any money.

王小花两样

Wang Xiaohua: Mom, I hope that both of those things will be true.

周秀花那么容易路上留神吉普车

Zhou Xiuhua: It is easy to think about it but not so easy for it to happen. OK, Xiao Hua. Go! Be careful of jeeps on the road.

Source: Lao She, 2010. Tea House 《茶馆》. Hainan Press, Haikou, Hainan, pp. 44-45.

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