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"Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind" in Ancient Greek

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"Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind" in Ancient Greek

Postby Markos » Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:42 pm

From Eloisa to Abelard by Alexander Pope 207ff:

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd;

κεχάρηκεν ἡ ἀμώμη,
τοῦ κόσμου λαθομένη.
ἀεὶ γὰρ ἥλιος ταύτῃ,
πάντα μὲν δεξαμένῃ,
οὐδὲν δὲ ποθουμένῃ.
οὐ μανθάνω γράφειν, ἀλλὰ γράφω τοῦ μαθεῖν.
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Re: "Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind" in Ancient Greek

Postby bedwere » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:12 am

εὖγ᾽, εὖγε.
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