When I was 12 years old,
my father was the Governor of Virginia.
And none of us knew it at that time,
but our world was about to explode
over the issue of slavery in America.
My father's heart had long since changed on the topic,
and one night, he took me to a place
that would forever change my own.
Reading the Englishman again?
Will I be shot for treason,Father?
Another one of those long titles, is it?
"The Personal History,Adventures, Experience,
作者的亲身经历 异乎寻常的经历 体验
"Observation of David Copperfield,
the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery..."
Guess that's why it's here.
Get your coat, John.
We're going to take a little ride.
I don't think I like these surprise trips anymore, father.
Cause they're usually lessons in life?
Well, tell me about the play
your mother took you to in Philadelphia.
You mean "Uncle Tom's Cabin"?
And why have we not talked about it?
Because we'll disagree,
and disagreeing with you is so disagreeable.
Your mother said you were not impressed by it.
Think it's all made up
by the people who don't like us.
there's lots of those in Philadelphia.
All right, ladies and gentlemen!
好了 女士们 先生们
We are about to get started!
Step on up! Step on up!
You're gonna love what we have in store tonight!
I'm holding at 275...
Doubtless those people in Philadelphia
John, I have never known you to need help
making up your own mind.
...for tonight's bidding.
These slaves are trained
by some of our most respected citizens
in the central Virginia area.
Step on up, ladies and gentlemen!
上来 女士们 先生们
Sale's about to begin!
A fine lot of slaves belonging to the estate
of the late Colonel William Jasper of Amelia,
sold in no fault, but to sell the estate!
We got all kinds.
Old ones, young ones,
men and women, gals and boys!
男的 女的 女孩和男孩
And as some of you may or may not know,
Colonel Jasper's plantation slaves
made him a pretty penny for the last 20 years!
Gentlemen, what we have to offer here is so damn good,
old Mr. Lumpkin even up and married one of 'em!
You won't find the mark of a whip on a one of 'em!
We're not talking some low-class
Louisiana branding-iron stock!
We got the best slave stock
from all of central Virginia here tonight!
Colonel Jasper's staff represents the finest stock in the state!
This is the best group of dining room servants,
farmhands, cooks, milkers,seamstresses, washerwomen,
农民 挤奶工 厨师 裁缝 洗衣妇
and the most promising group of sassy young females
just ready to breed.
Martha Ann is the favorite of the household.
Perfectly healthy, no blemish at all.
Look at that complexion.
I offer Martha Ann at a reduced price,
because it is the wish of all concerned
to keep them together. Now,Israel here
想让他们在一起 现在 在这里的伊斯雷尔
is not what you would call an able-bodied man,
having broke his leg in the field,
which didn't exactly mend right,
but he can do all sorts of light work,
and you can have him and the young'uns mighty cheap!
Masters, if you'll buy me,
the children and Martha Ann,
God knows I'll work myself to death.
Come on. No bids at all?
400. Do I hear 450?
Come on, people, 450!
来吧 公民 450
Look at her! He can work!
This is one of the best slave lots
we're gonna see all night,ladies and gentlemen!
我们晚上会看到所有人 女士们 先生们
400 going twice. Sold!
400 两次 成交
Will you take Israel and the young'uns with her?
No. I'm lucky to be able to afford one as it is.
I don't need no more mouths to feed than hers.