The Nymphs

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A campus story

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The Nymphs

Submitted: August 23, 2015

A campus story Read Chapter

New faces

Submitted: August 23, 2015

~First it was the Intensive English Reading Class. Sophie ran to the classroom in a hurry. The professor had not arrived yet. The student... Read Chapter

Mat

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~Mat The next class, much to her amazement, there came a professor that was not plain at all: oral English professor from America. The ... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were chatting

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~AT the weekend there were only three girls left in the dorm: “Sophie, Lily and Helen. Linda and Cathy had left for the classroom in th... Read Chapter

The Nymphs started musing

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~IN the afternoon Lucy, the Love Nymph, came back excitedly claiming the latest news: Today it was the 80th anniversary celebration of Ne... Read Chapter

The Nymphs’ secret garden

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~Sophie believed that the freshmen were the happiest students on the planet. They had just passed the College Entrance Exam and felt no p... Read Chapter

The Nymphs chirped in foreign language

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~THE next day in the Oral English Class, Mat had a brain storm: “There is still something to be desired of your oral English. If you wa... Read Chapter

The Nymphs’ past and future

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~ON Sunday it was Mid-Autumn day. As early as six o’clock the phone rang and Cathy rang to the phone in her pajamas. “Mum, Mum, you... Read Chapter

Mid-autumn Party

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~Evening came. The air was fresh and the moon was bright. The friends sat beside the window, cutting moon cakes and sharing fruits. A sen... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were singing

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~AFTER mid autumn day, every one had restored their monotonous and peaceful life. November arrived quickly, and the end-of-term exam was ... Read Chapter

A birthday party

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~Sophie tended to hate old things and love new things. So after she had played the guitar for one or two months, she was no longer intere... Read Chapter

Sophie heard a lecture

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~AT the end of the year 1999, Sophie was still leading the happy, free and dull freshman life. There were so few classes and so much free... Read Chapter

The Nymphs captured the inspiration of the New Millennium

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~THE New Year’s Day of the year 2000 was the most special. It was the beginning of the New Year, and what’s more, it was the first da... Read Chapter

The Nymphs understood the professor

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~THE end-of-term exam was over, but no one returned home. On the summer holidays, all the students in the freshman year must take part in... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were wandering in green-colored joy

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~FOR several days the military training had been extremely boring. Every day the students had to stand in the sunshine, their sweat soaki... Read Chapter

SOPHOMORE YEAR: PINK COLORED AGE

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~The Nymphs flew to the shade of love AT the beginning of the new term, Sophie checked the course table to discover that this term ther... Read Chapter

A sweet smile

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~One day after class, the professor asked the class to hand in their homework to the teacher’s desk at the front. When the students sit... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were weaving

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~Soon winter came. In one winter afternoon Chu Chu met Helen in the dorm and they discussed about some matters in their class. While Chu ... Read Chapter

A snowy day

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~At the end of December, it got colder and colder. One morning when Sophie opened the window, she discovered frost had set in the night b... Read Chapter

Astronomy class

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~The astronomy class was also wonderful. Astronomy professor reminded one of the grandfathers in cartoon pictures. He had white hair and ... Read Chapter

It was an owl

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~The afternoon flew past. The professor stopped the students asking various questions and asked the class to return to the hotel and have... Read Chapter

Starry sky

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~At three o’clock in the morning, the professor began to knock at each door to wake up the students who were sleeping soundly. Three mi... Read Chapter

Sophie took Betty’s sincere advice

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~HAPPINESS never lasts long. Soon all the lessons were over and it was time for the end-of-term exam. Sophie hated it very much. For this... Read Chapter

Lovebird arrived

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~WHEN she got tired after studying for a long time, Sophie attended the dulcimer class in Eastern Art Department. Only six students got t... Read Chapter

A volcano erupted

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~If Lily’ s love was a stream, clear and mild, then Linda’ s was a volcano. Before the volcano exploded she was ignorant, until one... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were creating splendid works

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~AFTER Band Four Exam, the professor said there would be an Opera Class for the rest of the term. Each class in English Department should... Read Chapter

The performance

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~The days flew by, and the night of the performance came. At seven o’clock, all the secrets would be revealed. Now it was five o’cl... Read Chapter

Sophie wrote her novels

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~? At the end of this term Sophie was the most proud of herself. The help of her professors and her own effort seemed to lead to the mo... Read Chapter

JUNIOR YEAR: PURPLE COLORED AGE

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~The wounded Nymph found a warm nest THIS term Sophie was not so lucky. She failed to select her favorite classes, and she was not very... Read Chapter

A plum

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~On the third Thursday of the Eloquence Class there was a small incident. However, Sophie had a fortunate escape. It was like this: The p... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were looking for another patch of sky

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~HAVING experienced the baptism of the Eloquence Class, Sophie lead the life of the elegant plum flower in Chairman Mao’s poem. She fac... Read Chapter

A smile

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~AT the beginning of term Sophie ran to school happily. This time she had brought a great pile of new manuscripts to share with her profe... Read Chapter

A gift

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~Time flied. Two months passed quickly. Tomorrow there would be the last lesson Professor Hu gave them. In the evening no sleep came to h... Read Chapter

The Nymph tasted her first mellow success

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~THE days afterward Sophie was busily writing and posting her novel to different presses. When she was free, she preferred to sit for a t... Read Chapter

SENIOR YEAR: ORANGE COLORED AGE

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~THE NYMPHS WERE GOING TO FLY HIGHER The Nymphs were going to fly higher AT FIRST, Sophie thought she would spend her senior year ver... Read Chapter

The Nymph tried her wings

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~IN November Sophie determined to find a job. She decided not to apply for graduate schools. She wanted to get rid of the exams forever. ... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were quarreling

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~THE days kept getting shorter and shorter, the weather was unusually fickle, and so were tempers, an unsettled feeling possessed every o... Read Chapter

A late lovebird

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~THE “Future Graduates Amy” had been very busy for days. As the date of the exam approached, Zili Xiong grew paler and paler. Everyon... Read Chapter

The success and failures of the Nymphs

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~IN January it was time for the “Future Graduate Army” to take their exams. The problems were much more difficult than they had imagi... Read Chapter

The Nymphs were together

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~AT the beginning of the second term of the senior year, everyone was much relieved. The exams were over, and they began to lead their lo... Read Chapter

Sophie surprised everyone

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~THE morning sunshine streamed through the window of the little room, under which Sophie was writing busily. Sophie was very clear minded... Read Chapter

The Nymphs flew to the remote sky

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~Sophie would never forget the afternoon when she defended her thesis. Li Ge said it was probably the best afternoon since she arrived at... Read Chapter

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