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Old 03-07-2009, 12:34 AM   #91
Pavlos
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Originally Posted by Darth InSidious View Post
Tacitus can be good, too, but almost all the translations gut his work.
By adding the verbs back in?

Tacitus is the only thing worse than Virgil to set a class as translation; the moaning would destroy even the strongest teacher's soul. Virgil may have done weird things with his verbs but at least he used them...


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