№93 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 93
Keith won. He'll make a fine President of the United States."
"Yes," said the man behind the desk. "We're lucky. If Deutscher had gotten in, we'd have the worst kind of dictatorship. There's an anti-everything man for you, a militarist, anti-Christ, anti-human, anti- intellectual. People called us up, you know, joking but not joking. Said if Deutscher became President, they wanted to go live in 1492. Of course, it's not our business to conduct escapes, but to form Safaris. Anyway, Keith's President now. All you got to worry about is ..."
"Shooting the dinosaur," Eckels finished for him.
"A Tyrannosaurus Rex. The Thunder lizard, the damnest monster in history. Sign this release. Anything happens to you, we're not responsible. Those dinosaurs are hungry."
They moved silently across the room, taking their guns with them, toward the Machine.
First a day, then a night and then a day and then a night, then it was day-night-day-night-day. A week, a month, a year, a decade! A.D. 2055. A.D.2019, 1999! 1957! Gone! The Machine roared.
The Machine slowed; its scream fell to a murmur. The Machine stopped.
The sun stopped in the sky.
"Christ isn't born yet," said Travis. "Moses has not gone to the mountain to talk with God. The Pyramids are still in the earth, waiting to be cut out and put up. Remember that, Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon, Hitler - none of them exists. That" - Mr. Travis pointed - "is the jungle of sixty million two thousand and fifty-five years before President Keith."
"And that," he said, "is the Path, laid by Time Safari for your use. Its purpose is to keep you from touching this world of the past in any way. Stay on the Path. Don't go off it. For any reason! If you fall, there's a penalty. And don't shoot any animal we don't okay."
"Why?" asked Eckels.