By Mark Strand
From Pulitzer Prize--winner Mark Strand comes an exquisitely witty and poignant sequence of prose poems. occasionally showing as natural prose, occasionally as impure poetry, yet constantly with Strand's readability and straightforwardness of favor, they're like riddles, their solutions vanishing simply as they seem nearby. delusion, household satire, meditation, shaggy dog story, and myth all come jointly in what's arguably the liveliest, such a lot interesting publication that Strand has but written.
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Act. molO -ere grind (in a mill). 20 I quid here well; intellextin? ( = intellexisti + -ne (in terr. ; an (or) introduces the second half of a double question and intellexisti is to be supplied; in nondum etiam (not even yet) followed by ne hoc quidem (not even this), the two negatives provide emphasis-trans. ; lmmo contradicts Simo's second question, and callide reinforces Daves' assertion (trans. but [I do], thoroughly)-by using callide, Daves is mocking Simo's use of callidus in 1. 198. 202 ita here for, giving the reason for the previous statement; aperte clearly; modo now; locutu's = locutus es; itione (itio itionis F.
84-c. ) was born at Verona in northern Italy and, as a young man, came to Rome. His private means were apparently sufficient to allow him to enjoy the pleasures of city life and to follow his literary interests. As a poet, he belonged to the group of writers (sometimes called the poetae novi) who, following the lead of Quintus Lutatius Catulus and others, were introducing contemporary Greek literary traditions and practices of the time to Roman audiences. Catullus wrote some formal poetry, including a short epic (an epyllion), but the greater part of his work consists of short, informal poems of a personal nature that are concerned with the poet himself and his contemporaries.
Of the fut. pple. , going to stay; deducta perf. pple. of deduco -ere take down; et ... et ... both ... and ... ; fiitali (destructive) igne ... aqua Stygia (Stygius adj. of the river Styx) both instrumental ablatives (§G47]-the fire is that of the pyre on which Helvia's body was cremated; aqua Stygia is a rather odd way of referring to Helvia's passage over the river Styx in Charon's boat (see page 79). This epitaph illogically combines the two conflicting beliefs about an afterlife. The old Roman belief was that the dead woman lived on in her tomb, and so required funeral offerings (inferiae), and that she could still communicate with the living.