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dulce et decorum est

English translation: Sweet and beutiful is...

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18:40 Sep 6, 2000
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: dulce et decorum est
in wilfred owen's poem, "Dulce et decorum est"
Cristina
English translation:Sweet and beutiful is...
Explanation:
As in the phrase: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" meaning: "Sweet and beautiful is to die for the fatherland" from a verse by Horatio.
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Jesús Paredes
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Thank you very much for the expedient response. I feel rather silly now that I know the answer that I had to go through all of this. I mean, the answer is rather obvious, isn't it? Ah, well, none the less you were the only replyer to my question, yet you were very thorough. Thank you.
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na...It is sweet and glorious to die for one's countryvip
naSweet and beutiful is...Jesús Paredes


  

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Sweet and beutiful is...


Explanation:
As in the phrase: "Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori" meaning: "Sweet and beautiful is to die for the fatherland" from a verse by Horatio.

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 02:23
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
Thank you very much for the expedient response. I feel rather silly now that I know the answer that I had to go through all of this. I mean, the answer is rather obvious, isn't it? Ah, well, none the less you were the only replyer to my question, yet you were very thorough. Thank you.
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...It is sweet and glorious to die for one's country


Explanation:
Owen's dulce... is less patriotic than Horace's verse. It's used as an old lie.

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