英语故事短文：Carrot ,Egg or Coffee英语短文：胡萝卜、鸡蛋还是咖啡豆（双语阅读）
A daughter complained to her father about her life and how things were so hard for her ,She did not know she was going to make it and wanted to give up.
She was tired of fighting and struggling .It seemed as one problem was solved a new one arose.
Her father ,a cook ,took her to the kitchen ,He filled three pots with water and placed each on a high frie .Soon the pots came to a boil.
In one he placed carrots,in the second he placed eggs, and in the last he placed ground coffee beans.He ler them sit and boil, without saying a word.
The daughter sucked her teech and impatiently waited ,wondering what he was doing.In about twenty minutes he turned off the burners, He fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl.
He pulled the eggs out and placed them a bowl.Then he ladled the coffee out and placed it in a mug.Turning to her he asked,"Darling,what do you see?" "Carrots, eggs ,and coffee."she repled.
又把鸡蛋拿出来放进另一个碗里，接着把咖啡倒进一个杯子里，然 后转过头来，对她说，“亲爱的，你看见了什么?” “胡萝卜、鸡蛋和咖啡。”她答道。
He brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots ,She did and noted that they were soft .
He then asked her to take an egg and break it,After pulling off the shell ,she obsered the hard-boiled egg.
Finally,he asked her to sip the coffee .She smiled ,as she tasted its rich aroma. "What does it mean ,Father?"she humly asked .
He explained that each of them had faced the same adversity, boiling water ,but each reacted differently,The carrot went in strong, hard ,and unrelenting ,But after being subjected to the boiling water ,it softened and weak.
The egg had being fragile, Its thin outer shell had protected its liquid interior.But after sitting through the boiling water ,its inside became hard ened ,The ground coffee beans were unique ,however ,After they were in the boiling water ,they had changed the water . "Which are you?"he asked his daughter. When adversity knocks on your door ,how do you respond?Are you a carrot ,an egg ,or a coffee bean?
鸡蛋本来易碎， 薄薄的外壳保护着内部的液体。但是开水煮过以后，它的内部却变得坚硬。不过，最独特的 却是磨碎的咖啡豆，经过沸腾的水后，它们却改变了水。“哪一个是你呢?”他问女儿。当不幸降临到你头上时，你该如何应对呢?你是胡萝卜、鸡蛋，还是咖啡豆?