Ah, Pa Trick, it was even earlier than yr juvenilia ... way back before the
glint in yr grandfather's eye.
On 9 March 2011 21:18, Patrick McManus <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> I confess it was one of my early poems P confessed
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> Now you've got me. It was a translation by Rexroth of 'Poems from The Greek
> Anthology' - a book I've lost along the track. I should get it again - it
> was a favourite some forty years ago! Andrew
> Not Sappho, then, and I can't think of any poems by Anacreon himself that
> would fit. (Or Paulus Silentiarus, for what that's worth.) Still leaves a
> hell of a lot of candidates, but, though my money would still be on one of
> the Sons of Anacreon.
> On 9 March 2011 19:34, David Bircumshaw <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > My guess is that it's Sappho
> > On 9 March 2011 11:21, Max Richards <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > enjoyable, Andrew.
> > > Now kindly identify the great Greek poem you mention...
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