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Dixit Corvus Numquam postea

English translation: Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore".

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13:52 May 21, 2001
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Art/Literary
Latin term or phrase: Dixit Corvus Numquam postea
its a quote by Poe
diana
English translation:Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore".
Explanation:
From Poe's poem the Raven - as in this verse:

Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,
By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore,
"Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven,
Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore —
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!"
Quoth the raven "Nevermore."

The line is repeated in another verse.
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na +2Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore".Randi Stenstrop
na +2And quoth the raven, "Nevermore!"
Brigitte Gendebien


  

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14 mins peer agreement (net): +2
And quoth the raven, "Nevermore!"


Explanation:
Ac dixit Corvus, "Numquam postea!"
And quoth the raven, "Nevermore!"
(http://www.netcolony.com/members/wuju/latin/phrases.html)


Ac dixit Corvus, "Numquam postea!" - Edgar Allan Poe (http://www.noveladvice.com/000325p1.htm)


Brigitte Gendebien
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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agree  Egmont
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agree  Joseph Brazauskas
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14 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore".


Explanation:
From Poe's poem the Raven - as in this verse:

Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,
By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore,
"Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven,
Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore —
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore!"
Quoth the raven "Nevermore."

The line is repeated in another verse.



    Reference: http://www.pambytes.com/poe/poems/raven.html.
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 04:51
Native speaker of: Danish
PRO pts in pair: 24
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Egmont
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agree  Joseph Brazauskas
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