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英语专八考试改错模拟题--7

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        Ancient man attempted to change the weather by using magic. While experience taught him this was impossible, __1__
  he tried to forecast weather conditions. Even earlier in __2__
  1000 B.C. there were weather seers in Babylon----and priests clever enough to denounce as frauds those predicted __3__
  the weather a year in the advance. Some forecasters used __4__
  methods that seemed to take no connection with the actual __5__
  factors controlled the weather. Chickens and other animals __6__
  were sacrificed and their intestines poked to find signs indicating rain and drought. Somewhat more scientific were __7__
  predictions based on vegetation:"Onion’s skin very thin ,mild weather coming in. Onion’s skin thick and tough, coming weather is cold and rough."
  Insects and animals were also __8__
  favorite weather clues: "Before the glowworm lights his __9__
  lamp , then the air is always damp ." "If spiders their cobwebs forsake , the weather will for certain break." "If frogs remained in pools , the weather will be fine . If they were seen on        rocks, __10__
  rain and cold were due." It’s difficult to say whether this rhyme should be taken seriously : " Hark , I hear the asses bray . Me thinks we’ll have some rain today ."

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2012-03-23 10:58 编辑:Day_Day_Up1990
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