[ilds] RG Bitter Lemons -- Frangos

slighcl slighcl at wfu.edu
Mon Jul 9 20:45:45 PDT 2007


On 7/9/2007 11:28 PM, slighcl wrote:

> Does anyone have thoughts about Durrell's use of epigraphs in /Bitter 
> Lemons/?


        *Cyprus talks resume amid gloom over outcome*
        Tuesday, August 12, 1997 - foreign
        http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/archives.php?id=3835

>         Despite the island's 23-year-old partition, however, Cypriot
>         proverbs is one thing the two communities still have in
>         common. Mediators in Glion may find one of them particularly
>         apt:: *"Everyone pulls the quilt over to his side."*


Now that one about the quilt is clearly easier to decipher.   Anybody 
can figure that one out.   What about the fox and his toothless pieties?

Charles

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Charles L. Sligh
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Wake Forest University
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