英文: About three or four nights every week, peasant debtors, bearing gifts of meat and wine, would feast the principal in the school rooms, trying to persuade him not to foreclose
on their land.
中文: 每星期总有三四个晚上，负债的农民拿着酒肉到学堂里请校长吃席，求他不要没收他们典出的土地。 更详细...
英文: Mr. Dinking, the local banker, tried to foreclose
on Greta's house and land after her husband passed away. Thanks to Pa and Uncle Johan, Greta got to keep everything. Pa said that it was the least he could do for someone talented enough to teach me to rea
中文: 在葛丽塔的丈夫去世后，当地的银行家丁肯先生曾经要收取她抵押给了银行的房子。幸亏有爸爸和约翰叔叔的帮忙，葛丽塔才保住了一切。爸爸说，对一位聪明得能教会我认字的人，这只是他力所能及的一件小事！ 更详细...
英文: The building society will be forced to foreclose
on this mortgage because regular payments have not been made.
中文: 住宅互助协会被迫取消这项抵押的赎取权，因为没有交纳定期的付款。 更详细...