They began to appreciate its simplicity and its deep meaning. It was a speech which only Abra- ham Lincoln could have made.
In what now seems like the prehistoric times of computer history, the early post-war era（战后时期）, there was a quite widespread concern that computers would take over the world from man one day.
Obviously, there would be no point in investing（投入）in a computer if you had to check all its answers, but people should also rely on their own internal computers and check the machine when they have the feeling that something has gone wrong.
A bridge would cost far more than a tunnel, but you would be able to go by rail or by car on a bridge, whereas a tunnel would provide a rail link only.
With a link over the Channel, you could buy your fish and chips in England and be able to eat them in France while they were still warm!