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CHAT: Bene Gesserit

From:Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>
Date:Monday, November 26, 2001, 6:04
Roger Mills wrote:
> . . . Latin: 'It will have done well'-- though I think the > official version is incorrectly passive: it will have been done well. > ... (My first pb copy of Dune didn't have a glossary IIRC; I assumed > Bene was some sort of corruption relatable to Hebrew "Bnai".)
Evidently mine had no glossary either. I'd had some Latin, and read <Bene Gesserit> as `[she] shall have borne well'. -- Anton Sherwood -- (online again, Nov.19)


Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>