English translation: To leap better, draw back first
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English to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase:draw back the better to leap
There are many reasons to have a holiday. Reculer pour mieux sauter, say the French: draw back the better to leap. We may want nothing but relaxation and rest. But as Sherlock Holmes knew, the best form of R&R is to do something different: a change is as good as a rest, if not better; and the best kind of change is to enter another world.