Weekly Vocab 9
|From:||Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 25, 2003, 22:43|
I've been translating "As You Like It". Does it show?
1. to bequeath
My father bequeathed me an education.
He also left me a pittance: (insert proper sum in proper currency/rodent
3. to usurp / steal / connive to get
My brother usurped my estates.
I am forced to sleep in the stable.
5. horse (or conculturally appropriate beast of burden)
He [my brother] values the horses more than me.
Technically, humans aren't worth anything, but a horse is worth a good
7. to run away
Perhaps I'll run away with his prized stallion.
I lack courage, though, or constance, so I will relinquish my plans.
9. to suffer
I shall continue to suffer under my brother's culpable disinterest.
I'm so depressed.