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Re: Book Quotes



>>Littera scripta manet. Volat irrevocabili verbum. The written word  remains.
>>The spoken word takes wing and cannot be recalled. -- Horace
>
>Wow !!!!   Is that a flowery transliteration or is it not !!   It's
>certainly not a translation of the simple Latin phrases !!!

Oh, I don't know.  It's pretty close:  "[The] written letter stays.
[The] [spoken] word flies irrevocably."

Lyle H. Gray
lyle @ quodata . com                            inceptum perage


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