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Het is weekend. Pacta sunt servanda. Maar wat is een pact en wat niet en wie niet en hoe niet.

I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman -
I have detested you long enough.
I come to you as a grown child
Who has had a pig-headed father;
I am old enough now to make friends.
It was you that broke the new wood,
Now is a time for carving.
We have one sap and one root -
Let there be commerce between us.
Prettig weekend. En be nice.

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Translator best known for her witty English rendering of Asterix, the popular French comic book series

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achterwaarts bewegend - drogend daar het opwaarts regent

LXXXIII. To Sura. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics.


LXXXIII. To Sura. Pliny the Younger. 1909-14. Letters. The Harvard Classics.