Latin - Thorougly OT
deborah.dwj at suberic.net
Fri Jan 21 23:23:43 EST 2005
Apparently it violates some stylistic Latin poetry thing which I didn't
understand, being a cretin (or Cretan?), but it was the best he could
get. I love living with a Latinist. Handy.
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should
therefore be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could
hardly be propagated. If the doctrine be admitted, rulers have only to
declare war and they are screened at once from scrutiny ... In war,
then, as in peace, assert the freedom of speech and of the press.
Cling to this as the bulwark of all our rights and privileges.
-- William Ellery Channing
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Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 13:04:48 -0500 (EST)
From: marc <marc at suberic.net>
To: deborah <deborah at suberic.net>
Subject: bookplate hexameter
"Cantitat in foliis avis, anni tempore quoquo"
Which is "A bird keeps singing in the leaves, whatever the time of year."
Let me know if that's useful.
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