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en harmonie avec les cimes

English translation: in harmony with high ideals

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French term or phrase:en harmonie avec les cimes
English translation:in harmony with high ideals
Entered by: Stéphanie Soudais
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06:08 Jan 2, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: en harmonie avec les cimes
I'm not sure whether this is a saying or just the author's words. I think it might be a saying because of the quotation marks around it. No source is cited.
"Nouveau guerrier sans autres armes que l'imagination et la volonte de convaincre, il rejette l'artifice politique et la guerre pour embrasser les valeurs de l'echange et de la vie. Nouveau pretre, il ne se detache pas de la nature, mais sait que son travail de producteur peut l'humaniser. Ainsi ses yeux et ses oreilles ne cessent jamais d'etre 'en harmonie avec les cimes'". Thanks for any suggestions, Karen
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 09:53
in harmony with high ideals
Explanation:
I'll be brief, since this is urgent.

The description is of a person whose only arms are his imagination and the will to convince. His values are the free exchange of ideas and life itself.

This is a person with lofty (in the positive sense) ideals; "les cimes" - the mountain-tops.
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Robin Salmon
Australia
Local time: 00:53
Grading comment
Thanks for a very helpful explanation and a great suggestion! Karen
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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in harmony with high ideals


Explanation:
I'll be brief, since this is urgent.

The description is of a person whose only arms are his imagination and the will to convince. His values are the free exchange of ideas and life itself.

This is a person with lofty (in the positive sense) ideals; "les cimes" - the mountain-tops.


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Robin Salmon
Australia
Local time: 00:53
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 164
Grading comment
Thanks for a very helpful explanation and a great suggestion! Karen

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Changes made by editors
Dec 22, 2010 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/132717">Stéphanie Soudais's</a> old entry - "en harmonie avec les cimes " » "in harmony with high ideals"
Dec 22, 2010 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Term askeden harmonie avec les cimes URGENT » en harmonie avec les cimes
Dec 22, 2010 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/12041">Robin Salmon's</a> old entry - "en harmonie avec les cimes URGENT" » "in harmony with high ideals"


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