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Re: [Czechlist] Re: pod svícnem je tma

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  • Kateřina Bryanová
    Hi, I agree with everything :), but: STILL WATERS RUN DEEP may be TICHA VODA BREHY MELE as well, don´t you think? kacka ... [Non-text portions of this
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 25, 2006
      Hi, I agree with everything :), but: "STILL WATERS RUN DEEP" may be TICHA
      VODA BREHY MELE as well, don´t you think?
      kacka


      On 4/25/06, melvyn.geo <zehrovak@...> wrote:
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      > I am reminded of a line from Star Wars:
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      > The brightest light casts the darkest shadow.
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      > > Fronek's Cz>Eng dictionary suggests "still waters run deep" (in the
      > form pod svícnem byva tma) for this adage, which does not convey the
      > meaning of the Czech expression as I understand it (i.e. there is a
      > human tendency not to look in the obvious place,
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      > Why not invent something?
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      > The devil has not fallen so far from the angels.
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      > If you seek the devil, look for an angel with a balance problem. :-)
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      > The criminal often hides at the scene of the crime.
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      > A fly will often hide on the fly-swat. :-)
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      > I like Jamie's "under your nose" idea, or you could play around with
      > "staring us in the face" in some situations.
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      > Still, in most circumstances I would definitely retain the original
      > idea here. Far too good to change.
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      > Ah, the answer is hiding in the question! ;-)
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      > M.
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