The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore

By Clement Clarke Moore

The well known poem approximately a major Christmas Eve customer.

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Then he woke up. There, buzzing in the air at the tip of his nose, was a lone mosquito. It was a full-grown mosquito, one that had lain frozen in a dry log all winter and that had now been thawed out by the sun. He could resist the call of the world no longer. % He crawled over to his mate and tried to persuade her to get up. But she only snarled at him, and he walked out alone into the bright sunshine to find the snow-surface soft under foot and the travelling difficult. He went up the frozen bed of the stream, where the snow, shaded by the trees, was yet hard and crystalline.

Here was meat and life, and it was guarded by no mysterious fires nor flying missiles of flame. Splay hoofs and palmated antlers they knew, and they flung their customary patience and caution to the wind. It was a brief fight and fierce. The big bull was beset on every side. He ripped them open or split their skulls with shrewdly driven blows of his great hoofs. He crushed them and broke them on his large horns. He stamped them into the snow under him in the wallowing struggle. But he was foredoomed, and he went down with the she-wolf tearing savagely at his throat, and with other teeth Korean apace: 빨리, 신속히, 발맞추어.

Ordinarily: 대개, 보통, 그만하게, 보통 depart: 벗어나다, 출발하다, 떠나다, 정도로, 보통으로. 빗나가다, 세상을 떠나다. pursuit: 추적, 종사, 직업, 수행, 추구, imperative: 피할 수 없는, 명령적인, 추격, 연구, 속행, 하는 일. 명령, 긴급한, 명령법의, 명령법, rocky: 바위가 많은, 불안정한, 완고한, 긴요한, 위엄있는, 필수적인, 필요성, 흔들흔들하는, 암석으로 된, 강제적인. 바위많은, 태연한, 암석질의, lope: 가볍게 달리다, 경쾌하게 뛰다, 비슬거리는, 불안한, 바위의. smashed: 술취한. solicitous: 걱정하는, 열심인, 열망하는. swinging: 경쾌한, 흔들리는, 활발한, 활개젓는, 진동하는, 음률적이고 생동하는, 유행의 첨단을 가는, 성적으로 자유분방한, 기운찬, 앞뒤로 흔들림, 앞뒤로 흔들리는. trunk: 트렁크, 줄기, 주요한, 간선, 중계선, 몸통, 코, 주요부, 본체, 트렁크스, 전화 중계회선.

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