Poems & Song Lyrics

  • #26
Evo
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marcus said:
hey Evo, here's a literal translation as a check:

and now dank night overwhelms the heaven,
when the declining of the bright stars
to sleep and rest persuades our appetite;

but since thou hast such pleasure and delight
to know our chance, and fall of Troy in war,
and shortly the last end thereof would hear...

I did not know of Gavin Douglas or this 1513 translation of
the Aeneid. Glad you flagged it.
Did you translate that? I like his translation. I enjoy reading Middle English, I became fascinated with it when I was 11.

I forgot to post the link for the poem, it is just an excerpt though.

http://eir.library.utoronto.ca/rpo/display/poem708.html [Broken]
 
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  • #27
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quddusaliquddus said:
It's not my real name.
And the award for the "no duh" award goes too....
marcus said:
I believe "aliquid" is the Latin word for "something" or "anything"
I thought a liquid was what you called ice at room temperature.
 
  • #28
jimmy p
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Baa baa black sheep
have you any wool?
Yes sir, yes sir
Three bags full
One for the master,
One for the dame
And one for the little boy
Who lives down the lane.
 
  • #29
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I live down the lane and have never had a bag of wool. I would like a bag of wool. Do they sell bags of wool at WalMart?
 

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