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人教版语文三年级下册

从前,有位画师收了三个徒弟。

Once, an skilled artist took in three students.

有一天,画师把三个徒弟召集在一起,要考考他们。他给每个徒弟一张同样大小的纸,让他们画骆驼,看谁画的骆驼最多。

One day, the artist decided to gather his students and test them. He gave each of them a sheet of paper the exact same size and told them to draw as many camels as they could.

徒弟们想了一会儿,便拿起笔画了起来。

The students thought for a bit, and then started drawing.

大徒弟用细笔密密麻麻地在纸上画满了很小很小的骆驼。画完以后,他很得意,以为自己画得最多。

The eldest student used a very thin pen and filled up the entire page with tightly-packed camels the size of ants. After finishing his drawing, he was very smug and thought he surely drew the most camels.

二徒弟想:纸只有这么大,要画出最多的骆驼,该怎么办呢?于是他画了许许多多骆驼的头。他画的果然比大徒弟多。

The second student thought, the paper is only this big, how could he draw the most camels? He decided to cover the page with as many camel heads as he could, and sure enough, he drew more camels than the eldest student.

画师看了看他俩的画,没有露出满意的神情。当他拿起小徒弟的画时,禁不住点头称赞。原来,小徒弟只画了几条弯弯曲曲的线,表示连绵不断的山峰,一只骆驼从山中走出来,另一只骆驼只露出脑袋和半截脖子。看到画师称赞小徒弟的画,大徒弟和二徒弟感到很奇怪。

When their master looked at the student's art, there wasn't a hint of satisfaction on his face. When he held up the youngest brother's drawing however, he couldn't stop nodding his head in praise. It turned out, the youngest student only drew some squiggly lines to indicate endless peaks. One camel trotted out from the mountains, another followed, most of its body still hidden behind a mountain. Seeing their master compliment the youngest student, the other students thought it was very strange.

画师说:“你们看这幅画,画上虽然只有两只骆驼,但它们在连绵起伏的群山里走着,若隐若现,谁也说不清会从山谷里走出多少只骆驼,这不恰好表明有数不尽的骆驼吗?”

Their master replied, "Look at this drawing, even though you can only see two camel, they are coming out from behind the mountains. Doesn't that mean there could be an endless amount of camels hiding behind the mountains, waiting to come out. "

两个徒弟恍然大悟。

The two students finally came to their senses.

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