It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away
English translation: It's too bad we have to give up on good robust swearing
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01:22 Nov 10, 2007
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / literature
English term or phrase:It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away
“What an awful pity it is that you can’t say damn.” I agreed with her from my heart. It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At such moments of trial refinement is a feeble reed to lean upon, I wonder, whether, if I had had any education I should have been more, or less, of a fool than I am.
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