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  •  I *own* seven different translations (3+ / 0-)
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    of the Bible.  And have read all of them completely through at least once.

    I've read two different translations (abridged) of War and Peace - one concentrated on the social aspects of the story, the other on the war.  I tried reading an unabridged, but it was a really kludgey translation, so I didn't get very far.

    I've read stuff by Zola, Hugo and Dumas, but only one that's on the list.  The Little Prince is one I started and couldn't stand.

    Strength and dignity are her clothing, she rejoices at the days to come; She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the law of kindness is on her tongue.

    by loggersbrat on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 07:46:46 PM PST

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    •  Which one is your favorite (1+ / 0-)
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      translation of the Bible?

      Very impressive...

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      by cfk on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 07:48:37 PM PST

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