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    #1

    are they correct?

    Hi, are the following sentences correct?

    1 Love is made immortal by poetry
    2 Love is made immortal through poetry
    3 Love is made immortal by means of poetry
    4 Love is a earthly thing and like every human things it is doomed to decay
    5 the lady recipates the poet
    6 the lady reciprates the poet's feelings

    If they are not correct, could you please tell me why?
    Thanks. Rip

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    Re: are they correct?

    1 Yes
    2 Yes
    3 Yes, but it doesn't sound great
    4 an earthly thing
    5 no- you reciprocate feelings, not people, IMO
    6 reciprocates the poet's feeling

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