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#205638 - 04/27/12 12:40 PM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: bethann]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Nice, welcome bethann
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#205639 - 04/27/12 12:41 PM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: bethann]
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Applause for your bold first post bethann, and eversosuccinct blitherer! Two conversational pieces. I still think: 'foible forte riposte élan touché... what stew to cook from this porridge?'.

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#205646 - 04/27/12 11:57 PM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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En garde! Very nice, bethann!

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#205650 - 04/28/12 07:43 AM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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A rather liberal use of the words and open to critisism but:

With foible fingers he had tried to play forte on the grand piano, but where was the élan which used to gain him that warm riposte of applause; had he really lost his touché?

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#205651 - 04/28/12 10:09 AM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: BranShea]
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This tickles me ... bravo, BranShea!

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#205694 - 05/04/12 11:07 AM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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He received counsel wise from his mentor,
Nestor gave love advice -- brave inventor!
"Neither hector nor bully
Your Tartary filly,
Young satyr, seize what heaven sent her!"

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#205718 - 05/06/12 02:45 PM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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Sorry blitherer. Besides them being impossible words I've had no time to get it together this weekend. I hope I will catch up in coming days and still try to understand the exacts from your brave sentence(s):~)

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#205755 - 05/09/12 03:22 PM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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Young satyr, beware of choosing a nestor for your mentor; like a true hector he'll bully you the tartar off your teeth.

Midweek brilliance smirk


Edited by BranShea (05/10/12 06:11 AM)

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#205774 - 05/11/12 10:14 AM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: BranShea]
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Bon mots, BranShea! Terrific image there!

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#205775 - 05/11/12 10:17 AM Re: Sentence of the week [Re: blitherer]
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At first his position seemed tenable through the casuistry of his advisors, but the emergence of discrepant views rendered all his consuetudinary bonhomie unavailing.

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