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Subject: Re: Renaissance Ireland seen by a Greek traveller
From: Xavier Delamarre <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 12 Oct 2003 18:59:22 +0800
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le 10/10/03 8:41, Amy Chesbro à [log in to unmask] a écrit :

> They act with simplicity towards their women (wives), to the point that
> sometimes they make love/profess their love before the world...and
> nobody thinks poorly of them.
> 
> This is a non-expert translation.
> 
> Rion
> 
> "Vis-à-vis de leur femmes, ils se comportent avec simplicité, au point
> que
> parfois ils leur font l'amour devant tout le monde et que personne n'y
> voie
> de mal"

The French version is more straightforward :

"Ils leur font l'amour devant tout le monde" = "they make love to them in
front of everybody" ("tout le monde" has nothing to do with "world").

But we should have the text, the context and the Greek version before
fantasying too much ...

xd

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