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Re: Memberlang Pages

From:John Fisher <john@...>
Date:Monday, January 18, 1999, 1:17
In message <Pine.GSO.3.96.990117134501.7835A-100000@...>,
Padraic Brown <pbrown@...> writes

>Please do! I'm sure most of us like to show off a bit and flex our >translatory muscles as well.
Just as a starter, here's a paragraph which might contain a few problemettes: FLIGHT That evening, I was considering whether I would eat my supper when the man arrived at our house, hungry and exhausted. He was tall, with hair dyed blacker than a crow, after the custom of the North. While he was washing I had to dry his clothes for him in front of the fire. He ate voraciously and drank a cup of wine which made him sleep. The next morning he warned us to leave that place immediately, as the floods would soon overwhelm it, and it was almost too late to escape. All five of us mounted the horses we had bought at the last festival and followed him, but not without wondering fairly seriously whether he was in fact insane. How lucky we were! Not two days later, the waters destroyed our house and all the fields beyond it, and most of our neighbours, who had mocked us fleeing, were pitiably drowned. --John --Feeling sadistic -- John Fisher Elet Anta website: Drummond ro cleshfan merec; fanye litoc, inye litoc