‘Ships that pass in the night’


‘Ships that pass in the night’
1. «Корабли встречаются в ночи», фраза из стихотворения «Элизабет» [‘Elisabeth’] Г. Лонгфелло [*Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth]. Полностью отрывок звучит так:

Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing,


Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness;


So on the ocean of life we pass and speak one another,


Only a look and a voice; then darkness again and a silence

2. перен. мимолётная случайная встреча

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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