‘One if by land, and two if by sea’

«Один, если сушей, два, если морем», условленный сигнал оповещения о выходе английских войск из Бостона в канун начала Войны за независимость. Сторож на Старой Северной церкви, завидев английских солдат, отправляющихся под покровом темноты на разоружение повстанцев, должен был зажжёнными фонарями дать сигнал Полу Ревиру [*Revere, Paul], чтобы тот быстро предупредил повстанцев о грозящей опасности <фраза употреблена в поэме Генри Лонгфелло [*Longfellow, Henry W.] «Скачка Пола Ревира» [‘Paul Revere’s Ride’]>

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

Смотреть что такое "‘One if by land, and two if by sea’" в других словарях:

  • Sea level rise — is an increase in sea level. Multiple complex factors may influence this change. Sea level has risen about 130 meters (400 ft) since the peak of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Most of the rise occurred before 6,000 years ago. From 3,000 …   Wikipedia

  • Land mine — For other uses, see Land mine (disambiguation). Minefield redirects here. For other uses, see Minefield (disambiguation). Examples of anti personnel mines. From left to right: an M14, Valmara 69 (a bounding mine), and VS 50 …   Wikipedia

  • One by one — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wallis and Futuna — Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna/ Telituale o Uvea mo Futuna …   Wikipedia

  • Mediterranean Sea — Mediterranean redirects here. For other uses, see Mediterranean (disambiguation). Mediterranean sea redirects here. For the oceanographical term, see Mediterranean sea (oceanography). Mediterranean Sea Composite satellite ima …   Wikipedia

  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea — This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (disambiguation). Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea   …   Wikipedia

  • Baltic Sea — For other uses, see Baltic (disambiguation). Baltic Sea Map of the Baltic Sea Location Europe Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • North Sea — For other uses, see North Sea (disambiguation). North Sea Location Atlantic Ocean Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Newfoundland and Labrador — This article is about the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. For the island that makes up part of it, see Newfoundland (island). For other meanings of Newfoundland , see Newfoundland. Newfoundland and Labrador …   Wikipedia

  • Dead Sea — For the Brian Keene book of the same name, see Dead Sea (novel). Dead Sea A view from the Israeli side looking across to Jordan Coord …   Wikipedia

  • Norwegian Sea — The Vestfjord with the mountains of the Lofoten archipelago seen from Løvøy Island in Steigen. Vågakaillen (942 m) is the taller of the two peaks in the centre of the image …   Wikipedia

Книги

Другие книги по запросу «‘One if by land, and two if by sea’» >>


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.