NABOKV-L post 0005940, Mon, 30 Apr 2001 11:34:22 -0700

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[Fwd: Re: Quote query from Brian Boyd]
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From Jeff Edmunds <jhe@psulias.psu.edu>:

Could Professor Boyd be thinking of this passage, from "La Veneziana"?:

"The enormous trees were so old that their branches had had to be
propped
up by rusted braces, and they hunched over massively like dilapidated
giants on iron crutches."


At 10:10 AM 4/30/01 -0700, you wrote:
>-------- Original Message -----
>From: "Brian Boyd (FOA ENG)" <b.boyd@auckland.ac.nz>
>To: "'D. Barton Johnson '" <chtodel@gte.net>
>
>Quote query:
>
>Can anyone help me finger a passage in VN that refers to winter trees
>looking like the nervous systems of giants?
>
>Thanks,
>Brian Boyd