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Re: Book Quotes
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Book Quotes
- From: "Gray, Lyle" <Lyle@QUODATA.COM>
- Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 16:37:15 -0500
- Message-Id: <199901142137.NAA15176@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
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>>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