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.
More Quotes from Robert Fitzgerald:The question is how to bring a work of imagination out of one language that was just as taken-for-granted by the persons who used it as our language is by ourselves. Nothing strange about it.
I think there are perhaps two ways in which one can begin.
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.
Yes, well there again, the work of the imagination originally came out of a particular air that blew over a particular body of water.
Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.
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