Một vài mẩu truyện ngắn tiếng Anh hay và ý nghĩa

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    hongdarksg Gà kinh tế Econ

    Một vài mẩu truyện ngắn tiếng Anh hay và ý nghĩa

    Cả nhà ơi, ai có truyện ngắn tiếng Anh hay thì cùng vào đây chia sẻ bà con cùng đọc để học tiếng Anh luôn nha.
    Hôm nay rảnh rỗi ngồi đọc được mấy truyện ngắn cực hay, chia sẻ với bà con luôn ^^.

    Truyện thứ nhất: THE WISE OLD MAN
    A wealthy man requested an old scholar to wean his son away from his bad habits.
    The scholar took the youth for a stroll through a garden. Stopping suddenly he asked the boy to pull out a tiny plant growing there. The youth held the plant between his thumb and forefinger and pulled it out. The old man then asked him to pull out a slightly bigger plant. The youth pulled hard and the plant came out, roots and all.
    "Now pull out that one," said the old man pointing to a bush. The boy had to use all his strength to pull it out.
    "Now take this one out," said the old man, indicating a guava tree. The youth grasped the trunk and tried to pull it out. But it would not budge.
    "I – It's impossible," said the boy, panting with the effort.
    "So it is with bad habits," said the sage. "When they are young it is easy to pull them out but when they take hold they cannot be uprooted."
    The session with the old man changed the boy's life.

    Truyện thứ hai: THE BEST ARTIST.
    A despotic sultan who was blind in one eye invited three artists to paint his picture.
    “If you do a bad portrait, I will punish you,” he warned, “ but if you do a good one I will reward you. Now start!”
    The first artist produced a picture that showed the sultan as he was: blind in one eye.
    The sultan had him executed for showing disrespect to his monarch.
    The second artist showed him with both eyes intact.
    The sultan had him flogged for trying to flatter him.
    The third artist drew him in profile, showing only his good eye.
    The sultan, pleased, rewarded him with gold and honours.

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