I think that everyone who took part has always been grateful for it.
More Quotes from Robert Fitzgerald:When I went to work I had nothing but my own Greek in my own hand before me to try to match with English in the blank lines underneath the Greek.
One should indeed read Pope with his notes available, in the Twickenham edition possibly, to see what a vast amount he did understand about Homer.
There are probably 20 different stocks ... I will be bargain hunting, ... on how they react to the upcoming correction.
In fact, eloquence in English will inevitably make use of the Latin element in our vocabulary.
What the translator - myself in particular - does is not comparable to what the Homeric performer was doing.
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
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