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4000 Essential English Words 2 (2nd edition), Blackbeard

Blackbeard

A long time ago, Blackbeard was one of the most violent pirates ever. He was also an enormous man.

One day, there was a thick fog over the water. Blackbeard did an extraordinary thing. With his sword in his belt, he attacked several giant ships near a town and took some of the town's citizens. Then, he revealed his intentions. He declared: "You will give me medicine!" Blackbeard wanted the medicine for some of the sick pirates on his ship.

The people had a bad impression of him. They were mad, and they resisted. But they were trapped. They wanted to get rid of him. So the town's council decided to give him the medicine.

After this, there was a reward for catching Blackbeard. If Blackbeard was caught, he would have a trial. He didn't want to go to jail, so he quit being a pirate.

Blackbeard became a fisherman. But he ought to have stayed on land. The Royal Navy was still looking for him.

They attacked him while he was fishing on his boat.

Blackbeard fought as hard as he could, but finally, he was killed. He didn't even get a funeral. But people still tell tales about him many years later.


Blackbeard Чорна борода

A long time ago, Blackbeard was one of the most violent pirates ever. Колись Чорна Борода був одним із найжорстокіших піратів. He was also an enormous man. Він також був величезною людиною.

One day, there was a thick fog over the water. Одного разу над водою стояв густий туман. Blackbeard did an extraordinary thing. Чорна Борода зробив надзвичайну річ. With his sword in his belt, he attacked several giant ships near a town and took some of the town's citizens. З мечем за поясом він напав на кілька гігантських кораблів поблизу міста і взяв деяких жителів міста. Then, he revealed his intentions. Тоді він розкрив свої наміри. He declared: "You will give me medicine!" Він заявив: «Ви дасте мені ліки!» Blackbeard wanted the medicine for some of the sick pirates on his ship. Barba Negra queria o remédio para alguns dos piratas doentes em seu navio. Чорна Борода хотів отримати ліки для кількох хворих піратів на його кораблі.

The people had a bad impression of him. As pessoas tinham uma má impressão dele. У людей склалося про нього погане враження. They were mad, and they resisted. Eles estavam loucos e resistiram. Вони були божевільні, і вони чинили опір. But they were trapped. Mas eles estavam presos. Але вони потрапили в пастку. They wanted to get rid of him. Eles queriam se livrar dele. Його хотіли позбутися. So the town's council decided to give him the medicine. Assim, o conselho da cidade decidiu dar-lhe o remédio. Тож міська рада вирішила передати йому ліки.

After this, there was a reward for catching Blackbeard. Depois disso, havia uma recompensa por pegar o Barba Negra. Після цього була нагорода за спіймання Чорної Бороди. If Blackbeard was caught, he would have a trial. Wenn Blackbeard erwischt wurde, würde er vor Gericht gestellt werden. Se Barba Negra fosse pego, ele teria um julgamento. Якби Чорну Бороду спіймали, він мав би суд. He didn't want to go to jail, so he quit being a pirate. Er wollte nicht ins Gefängnis, also hörte er auf, ein Pirat zu sein. Ele não queria ir para a cadeia, então deixou de ser pirata. Він не хотів сидіти у в'язниці, тому кинув бути піратом.

Blackbeard became a fisherman. Blackbeard wurde Fischer. Barba Negra tornou-se pescador. Чорнобородий став рибалкою. But he ought to have stayed on land. Aber er hätte an Land bleiben sollen. Mas ele deveria ter ficado em terra. Але він мав залишитися на землі. The Royal Navy was still looking for him. Die Royal Navy suchte immer noch nach ihm. A Marinha Real ainda estava procurando por ele. Королівський флот все ще шукав його.

They attacked him while he was fishing on his boat. Sie griffen ihn an, während er auf seinem Boot fischte. Вони напали на нього, коли він рибалив на своєму човні.

Blackbeard fought as hard as he could, but finally, he was killed. Blackbeard kämpfte so hart er konnte, aber schließlich wurde er getötet. Чорна Борода боровся як міг, але врешті був убитий. He didn't even get a funeral. Er bekam nicht einmal eine Beerdigung. Він навіть не отримав похорону. But people still tell tales about him many years later. Aber die Leute erzählen noch viele Jahre später Geschichten über ihn. Але люди все ще розповідають про нього через багато років.