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双语:达尔文写给妻子的求婚信

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Charles Darwin to Emma Wedgwood

查尔斯·达尔文写给妻子爱玛·韦奇伍德

双语:达尔文写给妻子的求婚信

Charles Darwin, author of Origin of Species, wrote a pros and cons list for getting married, and eventually decided to propose to his first cousin Emma Wedgwood. The couple had a happy marriage, producing 10 children. Charles wrote this note to Emma just a few days before their wedding in 1839:

《物种起源》的作者查尔斯·达尔文列出了一张婚姻利弊清单,最终他决定向表妹爱玛·韦奇伍德求婚。他们两人婚姻美满,膝下有十个儿女。1839年两人结婚的前几天,达尔文在给爱玛的信中写道:

“How I do hope you shall be happy as I know I shall be. My own dearest Emma, I earnestly pray, you may never regret the great and I will add very good, deed you are to perform on the Tuesday: my own dear future wife, God bless you…”

“我多希望你也能和我一样幸福——我知道,我的未来将会有多幸福。我最爱的爱玛,你只属于我。我诚挚地祈祷,希望你永远不会为我们星期二要做的伟大举动而后悔。我会竭尽所能使之完美:我亲爱的未来的妻子,愿上帝保佑你……”

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