Mary Ann Nichols's Ghost
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In the early hours of 31st August 1888, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was discovered in a stable entrance on buck's row (now durward street). Nichols was the first whitechapel murder victim of the serial1 killer2 known as jack3 the ripper.
 
On the morning of her death she returned to the lodgings4 from a local thawl street pub called the frying pan some time after 12.30am. However she did not have the money (four pence) to pay for a bed for the night and mary nichols went out on the street saying she would soon earn enough money for the night's bed. She intended to sell her body and thought that her new bonnet5 would help attract a customer.
 
Charles Cross, a carter found polly at around 3.40am lying in bucks6 row on her back, legs straight out and her skirts raised to her waist. Robert pal7 another carter arrived shortly and unsure whether she was dead or not they decided8 to get back to work and inform a policeman when they see one.
 
The carters did not actually raise the alarm to the murder, this fell to constable9 john neil who discovered mary and her horrific wounds. Mary's throat had been slashed10 from ear to ear and cut back to the vertebrae. Her wind pipe and gullet had been severely11 slashed and there had also been extensive slashing12 and ripping of her abdomen13.
 
There is little left of bucks row today, on dark nights though the area seems stuck in a time-warp, over the past century there have been numerous sightings of a huddled14 figure lying on the ground emitting a ghostly green light. The apparition15 is seen on the same spot that Mary Ann Nichols body was discovered.


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1 serial 0zuw2     
n.连本影片,连本电视节目;adj.连续的
参考例句:
  1. A new serial is starting on television tonight.今晚电视开播一部新的电视连续剧。
  2. Can you account for the serial failures in our experiment?你能解释我们实验屡屡失败的原因吗?
2 killer rpLziK     
n.杀人者,杀人犯,杀手,屠杀者
参考例句:
  1. Heart attacks have become Britain's No.1 killer disease.心脏病已成为英国的头号致命疾病。
  2. The bulk of the evidence points to him as her killer.大量证据证明是他杀死她的。
3 jack 53Hxp     
n.插座,千斤顶,男人;v.抬起,提醒,扛举;n.(Jake)杰克
参考例句:
  1. I am looking for the headphone jack.我正在找寻头戴式耳机插孔。
  2. He lifted the car with a jack to change the flat tyre.他用千斤顶把车顶起来换下瘪轮胎。
4 lodgings f12f6c99e9a4f01e5e08b1197f095e6e     
n. 出租的房舍, 寄宿舍
参考例句:
  1. When he reached his lodgings the sun had set. 他到达公寓房间时,太阳已下山了。
  2. I'm on the hunt for lodgings. 我正在寻找住所。
5 bonnet AtSzQ     
n.无边女帽;童帽
参考例句:
  1. The baby's bonnet keeps the sun out of her eyes.婴孩的帽子遮住阳光,使之不刺眼。
  2. She wore a faded black bonnet garnished with faded artificial flowers.她戴着一顶褪了色的黑色无边帽,帽上缀着褪了色的假花。
6 bucks a391832ce78ebbcfc3ed483cc6d17634     
n.雄鹿( buck的名词复数 );钱;(英国十九世纪初的)花花公子;(用于某些表达方式)责任v.(马等)猛然弓背跃起( buck的第三人称单数 );抵制;猛然震荡;马等尥起后蹄跳跃
参考例句:
  1. They cost ten bucks. 这些值十元钱。
  2. They are hunting for bucks. 他们正在猎雄兔。 来自《简明英汉词典》
7 pal j4Fz4     
n.朋友,伙伴,同志;vi.结为友
参考例句:
  1. He is a pal of mine.他是我的一个朋友。
  2. Listen,pal,I don't want you talking to my sister any more.听着,小子,我不让你再和我妹妹说话了。
8 decided lvqzZd     
adj.决定了的,坚决的;明显的,明确的
参考例句:
  1. This gave them a decided advantage over their opponents.这使他们比对手具有明显的优势。
  2. There is a decided difference between British and Chinese way of greeting.英国人和中国人打招呼的方式有很明显的区别。
9 constable wppzG     
n.(英国)警察,警官
参考例句:
  1. The constable conducted the suspect to the police station.警官把嫌疑犯带到派出所。
  2. The constable kept his temper,and would not be provoked.那警察压制着自己的怒气,不肯冒起火来。
10 slashed 8ff3ba5a4258d9c9f9590cbbb804f2db     
v.挥砍( slash的过去式和过去分词 );鞭打;割破;削减
参考例句:
  1. Someone had slashed the tyres on my car. 有人把我的汽车轮胎割破了。
  2. He slashed the bark off the tree with his knife. 他用刀把树皮从树上砍下。 来自《简明英汉词典》
11 severely SiCzmk     
adv.严格地;严厉地;非常恶劣地
参考例句:
  1. He was severely criticized and removed from his post.他受到了严厉的批评并且被撤了职。
  2. He is severely put down for his careless work.他因工作上的粗心大意而受到了严厉的批评。
12 slashing dfc956bca8fba6bcb04372bf8fc09010     
adj.尖锐的;苛刻的;鲜明的;乱砍的v.挥砍( slash的现在分词 );鞭打;割破;削减
参考例句:
  1. Slashing is the first process in which liquid treatment is involved. 浆纱是液处理的第一过程。 来自辞典例句
  2. He stopped slashing his horse. 他住了手,不去鞭打他的马了。 来自辞典例句
13 abdomen MfXym     
n.腹,下腹(胸部到腿部的部分)
参考例句:
  1. How to know to there is ascarid inside abdomen?怎样知道肚子里面有蛔虫?
  2. He was anxious about an off-and-on pain the abdomen.他因时隐时现的腹痛而焦虑。
14 huddled 39b87f9ca342d61fe478b5034beb4139     
挤在一起(huddle的过去式与过去分词形式)
参考例句:
  1. We huddled together for warmth. 我们挤在一块取暖。
  2. We huddled together to keep warm. 我们挤在一起来保暖。
15 apparition rM3yR     
n.幽灵,神奇的现象
参考例句:
  1. He saw the apparition of his dead wife.他看见了他亡妻的幽灵。
  2. But the terror of this new apparition brought me to a stand.这新出现的幽灵吓得我站在那里一动也不敢动。
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