全国服务热线:13719683512
13719683512 / 134229079342388289514@qq.com关注众行网络微信公众号 关注众行网络微信公众号
当前位置:首页 > 新闻资讯 > 员工天地 >

英语散文佳作赏析:河之歌 The Song of the River

更新日期:2020-06-03 11:00 文章编辑:众行网络 ZX168.NET​ 浏览次数:

The Song of the River
河之歌

W.S Maugham
毛姆

You hear it all along the river. You hear it, loud and strong, from the rowers as they urge the junk with its high stern, the mast lashed alongside, down the swift running stream. You hear it from the trackers, a more breathless chant, as they pull desperately against the current, half a dozen of them perhaps if they are taking up wupan, a couple of hundred if they are hauling a splendid junk, its square sail set, over a rapid.
沿河上下都可以听见那歌声。它响亮而有力,那是船夫,他们划着木船顺流向下,船尾翘得很高,桅杆系在船边。它也可能是比较急促的号子,那是纤夫,他们拉纤逆流而上。如果拉的是小木船,也许就只五六个人;如果拉的是扬着横帆的大船过急滩,那就要200来人。

On the junk, a man stands amidships beating a drum incessantly to guide their efforts, and they pull with all their strength, like men possessed, bent double; and sometimes in the extremity of their travail they craw on the ground, on all fours, like the beasts of the field. They strain, strain fiercely, against the pitiless might of the stream.
船中央站着一个汉子不停地击鼓助威,引导他们加劲。于是他们使出全部力量,像着了魔似的,腰弯成两折,有时力量用到极限就全身趴在地上匍匐前进,像田里的牲口。

The leader goes up and down the line and when he sees one who is not putting all his will into the task he brings down his split bamboo on the naked back. Each one must do his utmost or the labour of all is vain. And still they sing a vehement, eager chant, the chant of the turbulent waters.
领头的在纤绳前后跑来跑去,见到有人没有全力以赴,竹板就打在他光着的背上。每个人都必须竭尽全力,否则就要前功尽弃。就这样他们还是唱着激昂而热切的号子,那汹涌澎湃的河水号子。

I do not know words can describe what there is in it of effort. It serves to express the straining heart, the breaking muscles, and at the same time the indomitable spirit of man which overcomes the pitiless force of nature. Though the rope may part and the great junk swing back, in the end the rapid will be passed; and at the close of the weary day there is the hearty meal...
我不知道词语怎样能描写出其中所包括的拼搏,它表现的是绷紧的心弦,几乎要断裂的筋肉,同时也表现了人类克服无情的自然力的顽强精神。他们使劲,拼命使劲,对抗着水流无情的威力。虽然绳子可能扯断,大船可能倒退,但最终险滩必将通过,在筋疲力尽的一天结束时可以痛快地吃上一顿饱饭…..

But the most agonizing song is the song of the coolies who bring the great bales from the junk up the steep steps to the town wall. Up and down they go, endlessly, and endless as their toil rises their rhythmic cry. He, aw --ah, oh. They are barefoot and naked to the waist. The sweat pours down their faces and their song is a groan of pain.
然而最令人难受的却是苦力的歌,他们背负着船上卸下的大包,沿着陡坡爬上城墙。他们不停地上上下下,随着无尽的劳动响起有节奏的喊声:嗨,呦——嗬,嗨。他们赤着脚,光着背,汗水不断地从脸上流下。

It is a sigh of despair. It is heart-rending. It is hardly human. It is the cry of souls in infinite distress, only just musical, and that last note is the ultimate sob of humanity. Life is too hard, too cruel, and this is the final despairing protest. That is the song of the river.
他们的歌是痛苦的呻吟,失望的叹息,听来令人心碎,简直不像是人的声音。它是灵魂在无尽悲戚中的呼喊,只不过有着音乐的节奏而已。那终了的一声简直就是人性泯灭的低泣。生活太艰难、太残酷,这喊声正是最后绝望的抗议。这就是河之歌。


英语散文佳作赏析:河之歌 The Song of the River
文章转载链接:http://zx168.net/News/ygtd/10406.html
相关新闻

网站建设多少钱?惠州建网站需要多少钱?

网站建设多少钱 ?惠州 建网站 需要多少钱?众行云告 ...

智奥会展中国官网网站建设成功上线

众行云专注于 网站建设 / 网站优化 ,始终追求 “您的 ...

惠州网站建设_众行云品牌网站制作公司

网站建设-众行云.品牌网站建设公司-专业从事惠州网站 ...

惠州哪家网站建设公司好?

网站建设-众行云.品牌网站建设公司-专业从事惠州网站 ...

如何选择一家专业的惠州网站建设公司

网站建设-众行云.品牌网站建设公司-专业从事惠州网站 ...

惠州网站建设教你如何巧用网站导航提高网站权重

站长们写 企业 网站 建设 的建设方案中,应该不会缺少 ...

推荐案例
BEST CASE

CONTACT

选择我们没有错

我们的理念:"诚信为本、实力为先,全心全意为客户"!
我们公司秉承客户至上、服务至上的经营理念,以卓越的IT服务品质、专业的技术服务实力、技术精湛的客户服务团队,保障客户在信息时代的高速路上驰骋!
以稳固、发展、忠诚、高效、团结与创新的精神,尊重人才注重技术,使客户在享受信息科技发展新成果的同时不断获得更大的收益!

咨询热线

[ 13719683512 ]

售后服务咨询