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    Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    ...For naught so vile that on this earth doth live
    But to the earth some special good doth give;
    Nor aught so good, but strain'd from that fair use,
    Revolts on true birth stumbling on abuse:...

    (Romeo and Juliet, Friar Lawrence, the original ecologist!)

    There is a sentence worthy of diagramming!

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    I'll work on this one Saturday, but I would love it if someone could solve it before that.

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    This thing is a beast, Frank!

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    I know it is, Elizabeth, but I love that sentence. There is so much wisdom in it. I was not kidding when I called Friar Lawrence (and through him Shakespeare) the original ecologist. Friar Lawrence' whole speech is a masterwork.
    I must say, however, that is the most intricate sentence I have diagrammed so far -- definitely a catergory 5.

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    I meant "category".

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    What a beautiful cascade! Diving into a sea of words can be very refreshing.
    Iíll work on a good transfusion of the Bardís words.

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    Nice way to put it!

    I guess you might have seen in an earlier post that I love the thought in that sentence.

    "Cascade of words" -- that's good.

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    For naught so vile that on this earth doth live
    زيرا هيچيك آنقدر پليد نيست كه بر زمين زيست يابد

    But to the earth some special good doth give;
    بي آنكه بهره اي ويژه بر زمين ارزاني دارد

    Nor aught so good, but strain'd from that fair use,
    و نه هيچيك آنچنان نيكو، كه تا از بهره نيك به كژي كشانندش

    Revolts on true birth stumbling on abuse:...
    ز سرشت راستين سر بركشد و به ناروا گرايد...

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    Re: Diagramming Shakespear 26 CAT.5

    Lovely! I can only hope (and feel comfortable with the hope) that the message is there in Persian. Your calligraphy is beautiful.

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