Yes, living voices in a living language, so it seemed to us.
More Quotes from Robert Fitzgerald:Well, maybe so, although I don't think I am particularly gifted in languages. In fact, oddly enough, it may have something to do with my being slow at languages.
After leaving college and while working on a newspaper and then on a magazine in New York, I wanted not to lose what Greek I had acquired.
In a way you can feel that the poet actually is looking over your shoulder, and you say to yourself, now, how would this go for him? Would this do or not?
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
There are probably 20 different stocks ... I will be bargain hunting, ... on how they react to the upcoming correction.
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.
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