"You cannot possibly conceive of the quantity of explosives the armies throw at each other for each man killed.
"The shells make a continuous noise, sometimes like an enormous machine breaking apart. Other times they come whistling towards you in a thoughtful sort of a way and then go, "crump!" and the screw-cap flies off, hurtling through the air, screaming.
"There's one kind of shell which comes with a crescendo like an express train, only faster. Another kind makes a noise like tearing calico, louder and louder. The largest kind of the ones which burst in the sky make a double crack like... wet canvas being shaken out by a giant...such immense explosions to kill such...small, weak animals..."
“And even the miserable lives we lead are notallowed to reach their natural span.
To that horror we all must come — cows, pigs,hens, sheep, everyone.
we all must come to that horror
He seized the gun which always stood in a corner of his bedroom, and let fly a charge of number 6 shot into the darkness.
(子弹、炮弹所装填的)火药，炸药;子弹;炮弹 The charge in a cartridge or shell is the explosive inside it. You can also refer to the cartridge or shell itself as a charge.
let fly (at sb/sth)(with sth)
to attack sb by hitting them or speaking angrily to them; to throw (something) in a forceful way
He let fly at me with his fist.
She let fly with a stream of abuse.
She let fly (with) a few angry words. [=she shouted a few angry words]
就在同一集，之前有一段，银行世家的Brownie对S说 "I love you like...." 却不知道该如何形容，马上抱怨说希望自己也会吟诗作对。
S看着他的眼神是戏谑的，"oh do try!"
Brownie憋了半天说了一句， like everything!
每次反复看之前那一段的时候，我都会觉得深深地心动一下。。fall for him...
(成年的)母猪 A sow is an adult female pig.
Many years ago, when I was a little pig, my mother and the other sows used to sing an old song of which they knew only the tune and the first three words.
2.bit ＆ spur
（马的）嚼子，衔铁 a mouthpiece, typically made of metal, which is attached to a bridle and used to control a horse
马刺;靴刺 Spurs are small metal wheels with sharp points that are attached to the heels of a rider's boots. The rider uses them to make their horse go faster.
And the harness from our back,
Bit and spur shall rust forever,
Cruel whips no more shall crack.
1.spring from (something)
to start from or be caused by (something)
Is it not crystal clear, then, comrades, that all the evils of this life of ours spring from the tyranny of human beings?
The idea sprang from[=came from] a dream I had.
The idea for the novel sprang from a trip to India.
2.fix eyes on
(目光)专注于，凝视;目不转睛地看 If you fix your eyes on someone or something or if your eyes fix on them, you look at them with complete attention.
Fix your eyes on that, comrades, throughout the short remainder of your lives!
The child kept her eyes fixed on the wall behind him.
Her soft brown eyes fixed on Kelly...
3.pass on sth to sb
将…传给；将…交给 If you pass something on to someone, you give it to them so that they have it instead of you.
And above all, pass on this message of mine to those who come after you, so that future generations shall carry on the struggle until it is victorious.
The late Earl passed on much of his fortune to his daughter...
The Queen is passing the money on to a selection of her favourite
4.remind sb of sth
使想起;使记起;提醒 If someone reminds you of a fact or event that you already know about, they say something which makes you think about it.
But it reminded me of something that I had long forgotten.
I reminded him of his promise to help me. [=I reminded him that he had promised to help me]
This song reminds me of our wedding day.
using only your memory
...and as for the clever ones, such as the pigs and dogs, they had the entire song by heart within a few minutes.
I've dialed the number so many times I know it by heart.
She knows the entire poem by heart. [=she has learned the poem and can recite it from memory]
He learned the speech by heart.
【List of animal sounds】
This is a list of words used in the English language to represent the noises of particular animals, especially noises used by animals for communication. Words on the list are in the form of verbs, though many can also be used as nouns or interjections, including many onomatopoeias