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  • Martin Janda
    Ouch - jamby a trochantery, toho jsem se prave bal! Ale moc diky za varovani.... Jdu pocitat slabiky. Martin ... From: melvyn.geo To:
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      Ouch - jamby a trochantery, toho jsem se prave bal! Ale moc diky za
      varovani....
      Jdu pocitat slabiky.
      Martin


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "melvyn.geo" <zehrovak@...>
      To: <Czechlist@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 11:41 PM
      Subject: [Czechlist] Re: Encrypted poem


      --- In Czechlist@y..., "Martin Janda" <mjanda@g...> wrote:
      > OK, I am adding the full text for those who had troubles with the link.
      > Just the last question, can you see any rhyme or syllable rhytm in it?

      Rekl bych, ze pouziva rytma a spady kazdodenni reci, ale pouziva je velmi u=
      cinne v kombinaci s tim hezkym vytribenym jazykem. Je casto citit zdravy
      pri=
      rozeny iambicky puls (ti tum ti tum ti tum), ale vsimni si jak tento spodni
      =
      proud se nekdy rusi dramatickym trochaickym zpusobem (TUM ti tum ti tum).

      > or it's just a fluent text full of lofty words, split into rows?

      PURRRRosim Te!! :)

      M.
      >
      > Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter
      >
      > will mostly wait for clouds to gather head
      >
      > before he hurls the lightning? Well, just now,
      >
      > he galloped his thunder-cart and his horses
      >
      >
      >
      > across a clear blue sky. It shook the earth
      >
      > and the clogged underearth, the River Styx,
      >
      > the winding streams, the Atlantic shore itself.
      >
      > Anything can happen, the tallest things
      >
      >
      >
      > be overturned, those in high places daunted,
      >
      > those overlooked esteemed. Stropped-beak Fortune
      >
      > swoops, making the air gasp, tearing off
      >
      > crests for sport, letting them drop wherever.
      >
      >
      >
      > Ground gives. The heaven's weight
      >
      > lifts up off Atlas like a kettle lid,
      >
      > capstones shift, nothing resettles right.
      >
      > Telluric ash and fire-spores boil away.
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "melvyn.geo" <zehrovak@d...>
      > To: <Czechlist@y...>
      > Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2002 11:20 PM
      > Subject: [Czechlist] Re: Encrypted poem
      >
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@y..., "Lindsay Lockyer" <mail@l...> wrote:
      > > Hi
      > >
      > > A strop is a leather strap used primarily for sharpening razors, so cou=
      ld=
      >
      > > this mean a beak that is not merely sharp, but razor sharp in that it h=
      as=
      >
      > > been stropped just like a razor?
      > >
      >
      > I was just about to suggest the same thing myself.
      >
      > > I was stupid enough to let myself talked into translating a poem.
      >
      > Stout fellow!
      >
      > >
      > > swoops, making the air gasp, tearing off
      >
      > Hullo, I thought, Ted Hughes getting all visceral again.
      >
      >
      > >
      >
      > >
      > > Telluric ash and *fire-spores* boil away.(spores of fire - ohnive spory=
      ??=
      > ?
      > > like sparks?)
      >
      > It's a nice image. Surely these are spores like mushroom spores
      >
      >
      > > Ground gives. The heaven's weight
      > >
      > > lifts up off Atlas like a kettle lid,
      >
      > > (Do I understand it right the poet has the poor giant lifted by the hea=
      ve=
      > n's
      > > weight instead of being crushed? )
      >
      > No. I'd say the 'off' tells us that the the heaven's weight is released a=
      nd=
      > rises up from Atlas.
      > > ¨
      > >
      > > If you are eager to see the whole of poem, go to
      > > http://www.pgil-eirdata.org/html/pgil_datasets/authors/h/Heaney,Seamus/=
      qu=
      > ot1
      > > .htm#Horace
      > >
      >
      > Link didn't work.
      >
      > M.
      >
      >
      >
      >
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