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#207372 - 09/26/12 10:28 PM Re: verbs: denegrating Yoda [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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And praise be him.
Fitzgerald transmuted the Persian meanings into English art.
Praise be Fitzgerald. ()

#207379 - 09/27/12 10:23 AM Re: verbs: denegrating Yoda [Re: jenny jenny]  
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You are quite right about that, jj ! And he was for ever searching to improve his translations to not only captue the spirit of the original, but to improve the artistry of his translation.


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