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David Pinto

Having come across your comments just by chance, and your quotation of Cavafy in June 2007, I was so struck with this by a poet whom I haven't read for decades. Terrific. Just though to say, on what shouldn't be a carping note, that in the penultimate line the Greek should surely read 'eumorphen' and not 'emorphen'


Dear David, I'm sorry to say that I don't read or speak Greek-- just barely know the alphabet-- so I don't have any idea; but all the internet sources that I could find have it as "emorphen."


Dear both, I realise that it is now 2013 - days away from 2014, but I thought it might be worth bringing to your attention that έμορρφην is what would be in Modern Greek όμορφη(ν), that is to say "beautiful" in the fem. sing. acc. ;-)

Have a good day! Best wishes for the New Year!

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