Иностранный язык: Контрольные работы по английскому языку для студентов 3 курса специальности 020700 - "История". Мартемьянова Н.В. - 21 стр.



6. Each Grand Master tried to outdo the others in setting good meals. By
hunting or fishing or buying from the Indians, the Grand Master fed the colonists
with roast duck and goose, rabbits, deer meat, and fish of all kinds. At noon the
Grand Master for the day strode into the room, the collar of the order around his
neck, the staff of the Order in his hand, and a napkin on his shoulder. The other
members, each carrying a dish, marched behind him singing.
7. The men had a gay time at their meals, telling funny stories, and singing their
favourite songs. The Indians must have enjoyed this fun, too, for they often came
in and sat on the floor. During the meal, the French would give them white mens
bread, which they liked more than anything else.
8. After the evening meal the Grand Master turned over the collar and staff to
the Grand Master for the next day. Good food, fun, and a mild winter kept away
illness. The second winter in America was much more pleasant, and all of the party
lived through it.
9. Sad newes arrived from France in the spring. The settlers were greatly
surprised when they were ordered to sail back to France. They had to leave