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Re: Like gold to airy thinness beat

Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 19, 2005

In Reply to: Like gold to airy thinness beat posted by Viktoria on August 19, 2005

: Please, can anyone explain the meaning of a phrase "Like gold to airy thinness beat" to me. It is probably a quotation from John Donne, and it is also a phrase from the dedication in Robert B. Parker´s book Valediction, which begins with the words "For Joan" and this phrase follows. I am currently translating this book to the Czech language and I have no idea what the dedication means... Thank you

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