Post by Piotr Gralak
Zbieżność nazw i serwerów aaaabsolutnie przypadkowa.
tak przy okazji - jak rozszyfrować Twoją nazwę? to HO coś znaczy, jakiś
skrót czy coś, czy nie ma żadnych podtekstów? zawsze mnie to nurtowało a
nijak nie mogę tego sam rozwikłać. Kojarzy mi się tylko z hej ho :)
Sail-ho! - "ahoj tam, zauważyłem coś!" (statek, ląd)Loading Image...
I kilka wieczorową porą wyguglanych ślicznych cytatów:
"At about two o?clock we heard the loud cry of ?Sail ho!? from aloft, and
soon saw two sails to windward, going directly athwart our hawse. This was
the first time that I had seen a sail at sea."
"About noon, a man aloft called out ?Sail ho!? and looking round, we saw
the head sails of a vessel coming round the point. As she drew round, she
showed the broadside of a full-rigged brig, with the Yankee ensign at her
(Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815?1882). Two Years before the Mast.)
The cry of "Sail ho!" was soon followed by signals to the fleet of "Enemy
in sight;" "Get underweigh;" and the voices of the boatswains sounding
through the squadron and echoing from the shores the command, "All hands
up anchor, ahoy!" At sunrise the British vessels were all seen upon the
(PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE WAR OF 1812, BY BENSON J. LOSSING)
I lay there for some time, and the sun sank down until it was but a dull,
fiery ball on the western horizon; and then all of a sudden I was startled
by such a chorus of yells as surely never burst from human throats before.
?A ship! A ship! Sail-ho! Sail-ho!?
A ship! A sail! Oh, pitying God, what did that mean?
(H. Escott-Inman, The castaways of Disappointment Island: being an account
of their suffering)
The man, in his excitement, repeated the shout before he could be hailed
from the deck.
"Where away?" sang out the captain.
"Two points on the weather-bow, sir," was the reply.
("Petrel" and "The Black Swan")
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