[Loch-Ruadh] Big Black Book
normaljeanne at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 21 07:58:45 PDT 2006
And dost thou know how the local youths wash the stone each night in honor of all those who seek to kiss it? ( But then again, at that point, it's probably pure Guinness, so no harm done.)
'Tis no dance of language thou art after, bard, but fame and hidden barbs. And truly, methinks thou dost delight in the sound of thy own voice. :)
Protectorate of FalconRose Keep
(hopeful 'prentice to Padraig)
Padraig Ruad O'Maolagain <padraig_ruad at irishbard.org> wrote:
I doubt not that 'twould be easier indeed to merely utter the words
"practice, practice, pactice". But if milady would'st allow, wherein dwells
the rhyme, the very dance of language, in those simply repeated words? Nay,
though it pains me o'ermuch to differ with thee, yet differ I must.
(Who not only kissed the Blarney Stone, but chipped off a piece to carry in
> I took a year of Olde English in order to study Beowulf in it's original
> form, and had several clases on Chaucer & Shakespeare, but like all the
> other languages I took, I had trouble remembering since noone around me
> was speaking them on a daily basis. I really liked the way the Known World
> Handbook simplified it all - I thought maybe I would have an easier time
> remembering the few simple rules it had if I kept a copy in my pocket &
> practiced all the time. I am not the wordsmith you are Padraig - besides,
> I keep looking at what you wrote & thinking it would be easier to just say
> "practice, practice, practice!"
> Padraig wrote:
> Nay, verily, it should not fash thee unduly. For, look you,
> 'tis not
> so hard a task as't might yet be imagined, but indeed does take some small
> practice to well accomplish
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